DR. HELEN WILD
CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICER
ST. LUCIE PUBLIC SCHOOLS (FL)
Dr. Helen Wild is currently the Chief Academic Officer for St. Lucie Public Schools. In her twenty-eight years in education, Helen has served as a teacher, guidance counselor, Assistant Principal, Principal and Assistant Superintendent. In addition, she has taught adjunct for Florida Atlantic University to help prepare future leaders. Through these roles, she has worked in all levels, preschool through graduate school.
Helen earned her Bachelor’s degree from State University of New York in Albany, NY before moving to Florida in 1988. She earned her Master’s in Counselor Education and later earned her Educational Specialist and Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Florida Atlantic University.
One of her career highlights was having the opportunity to open a new high school designed in 2006 and serve as Principal for six years. Treasure Coast High School became a model for other schools and districts. It continues to thrive as a Title I school with a 98.1% graduation rate.
Now as Chief Academic Officer, she is focused on increasing graduation rates, supporting Principals and Teachers and ensuring that all children succeed and thrive.
Helen is happily married and the proud mother of two daughters, Morgan and Allison and a stepson, Morgan.