About Ms. Boen...
Helen Boen is the founder and owner of Westar Educational Services, an educational consulting service providing information, encouragement, insight and instruction to Christian educators throughout the United States. Westar provides a testing service for parents of struggling students, teacher training for Christian schools across the country and parent training seminars. As a consultant, Helen has had the privilege of assisting schools in curriculum evaluation, teacher evaluation and training, program development, and strategic planning.
Helen and her husband founded Westar in the early 1970s. Since that time she has had the opportunity to experience almost every facet of education from being a classroom teacher in elementary, middle school and high school classrooms to being the Head of School for several schools. Helen developed bilingual programs in her early years in Christian education, and established special needs programs in several schools. She is a sought after seminar leader at teachers conventions with the Association of Christian Schools International and the American Association of Christian Schools. She has also spoken for the National Institute of Learning Disabilities. Helen holds her Masters degree in Educational Administration from San Diego State University.
In July of 2007, Helen joined the faculty of Columbia International University where she taught in the undergraduate Teacher Education Program. She currently serves as the Assistant Head of School and Elementary Principal for Ben Lippen School, a K-12 Christian school on the Columbia International University campus.
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