Title: Teacher (Retired); Author; Curator
Location: Atlanta, GA, United States
Helen A. Stewart, retired educator, writer, and curator of the Napoleon Aldridge Estate has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in educational leadership.
Ms. Stewart is a retired teacher and mentor for Atlanta Public School Systems currently focusing on her career as a writer and the CEO of the Napoleon Aldridge Estate. Since childhood, Ms. Stewart had dreamed of becoming an educator, enjoyed “playing school” and helping other students through tutoring. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in elementary education at Albany University in 1964 and continued her education at Fort Valley State College, where she was awarded a Master of Arts in elementary education in 1970. Ms. Stewart holds a gifted and talented teacher certificate in the state of Georgia and spent more than 40 years as an elementary and junior high teacher and gifted and talented specialist for Atlanta Public School Systems. An expert in teaching mathematics and science as well as providing guidance and mentoring, Ms. Stewart is a master of creating enrichment programming for students and other instructors.
Since her retirement from education, Ms. Stewart has been the CEO of the Napoleon Aldridge Estate and a member of the Board of Directors of the Gerald L. Durley Providence Manor, an active senior living community, in addition to volunteering for the Providence Missionary Baptist Church. She has been featured on the cover of “Style in Sonora” and is the author of several books, including “Biography of Napoleon Aldridge, Jr. 1908-1996: The Long Journey of a Principled Man of God,” and the upcoming “How to Find Happiness in Your Golden Years,” anticipated in fall of 2021. Ms. Stewart attributes her success to the lessons instilled in her during her childhood years, and she hopes to enroll in a missionary service or doctoral program for seniors, emphasizing that it is possible to pursue a full and meaningful life post-retirement.
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