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Brett Helm

MERLOT Contributor
Design Lead
eLearning Branch, FLETC
Member Type: Content Developer/Author
Last Login: Dec 07, 2015
Member Since: Jan 25, 2007



Primary Affiliation:
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Government, Federal, DC, United States)

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Education History

  • Master of Arts History (06/1999)
    Winthrop University
  • Bachelor of Arts, International Relations (06/1980)
    Brown University


  • Instructional Systems Designer (03/2015 - Current) eLearning Branch, FLETC
  • eContent Developer (10/2014 - 03/2015) Oak Grove Technologies
  • Instructional Systems Designer (08/2011 - 10/2014) A Harold and Associates
  • Director of Educational Implementation (01/2010 - 05/2011) College Summit, Inc.
  • Director of Professional Development (06/2005 - 01/2010) The Bill of Rights Institute
  • Teacher (08/1997 - 06/2005) Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, Charlotte, NC


  • (2007). Lessons on Scott v. Sandford (1857), Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), and Lawrence v. Texas (2003) in Supreme Court DBQs: Exploring the Cases that Changed History. The Bill of Rights Institute.
  • (2005). Lessons on Gouvernor Morris, James Otis, and Thomas Paine in Founders and the Constitution: In Their Own Words, Vol.2. The Bill of Rights Institute.
  • (2004). Lessons on Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, and George Mason in Founders and the Constitution: In Their Own Words, Vol 1. The Bill of Rights Institute.
  • (1995). Classroom Role Play: How a Bill Becomes a Law in The Tarheel News
  • (1995). Cross Curriculuar Lessons on Mapping in Th4e Tarheel News

Honors and Awards

  • National Board Certification - AYA/SS-H (01/2001)
  • James Madison Memorial Foundation Senior Fellow (NC) (02/1997)
    awarded a $25,000 scholarship to undertake a Masters program in History to better teach the Constitution of the United States
  • Teacher of the Year (06/1995)
    ACE, Union County, NC