USFSP Dean, Wife Honored for Contributions to Childhood Education

USFSP Bill Heller honored by Great Explorations

From left: David S. Hood, Chairman, Great Explorations Board of Trustees; Angeline Howell, Chief Executive Officer, Great Explorations; Bill Heller; Jeanne Heller; and Mayor Rick Kriseman.

USFSP’s Bill Heller and his wife, Jeanne, were recently honored with a breakfast and naming ceremony by Great Explorations Children’s Museum.

The Hellers were recognized for their many contributions to the museum, including the founding of its Early Explorations Preschool in 2007. During the ceremony, museum officials unveiled the new preschool arch, depicting the new name Jeanne and Bill Heller’s Early Explorations Preschool.

Bill Heller serves as dean for the College of Education. Jeanne Heller taught as a school librarian and social media specialist for more than 25 years.