The Grand ImperiousMr. Robert Helsel

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Phone: 480-472-7038


I began teaching at Mountain View in 1994. Prior to that I taught at St. Mary's High School. I have taught AP American History for 17 years and I have become history.

I have been married for 26 years to an absolute saint Susan. We have two children and Ralphie, our blind, mean dog.  My children Corey and Robin currently attend ASU and MCC where our life savings is being spent. 


B.A. in History 1976 -- York College Penn.
M.A. in Social Studies Education 1994 -- Arizona State University
Post-graduate studies in American History -- Arizona State University and Utah State University


Gerard High School Teacher of the Year 1988
Flinn Foundation Educator of Distinction 2001
George B. Whitehead  Educator of Distinction 2003 and 2006


Advanced Placement Coordinator -- Curriculum and Instruction 1996-present
Educational Testing Service Consultant 2000-present