Helen Bass, a retired history and English teacher, has conducted history fairs at several levels of competition. She also has served as a social studies specialist for Education Service Center Region VI in Huntsville, TX, and as a staff developer of the Texas Social Studies Center for the Texas Education Agency. She has written social studies materials for teachers and conducted workshops for educators across the United States. Bass has received the Leon Jaworski Award for Texas Teachers who teach law-related education in secondary schools. As a social studies consultant, she continues to promote innovative learning by assisting teachers in developing vibrant history experiences for their students.