Meet our Members
Since becoming a member in 2007, Helen Parramore has been very active within the ASPEC community. She currently serves as co-leader of the Studio Arts group, leader of the Writers Workshop and coordinates a literary classics group each summer.
Helen is no stranger to educating others. She taught elementary school for ten years, before becoming a professor of interdisciplinary, humanities and art. Helen has served as a professor at Rollins College, University of Central Florida, University of Florida, Valencia Community College and even our very own Eckerd College, where she taught in the PEL program. In August of 2000, the Trustees of Valencia Community College granted Helen, Professor Emeritus status.
Aside from teaching, Helen has been a co-author of four textbooks, and has published more than 200 articles, personal essays and travel pieces, many of which include her own illustrations.
Helen is a mother of five children, an experienced traveler, an artist, a writer, an active member in her community theater and also an accomplished chef.