Our Team


Helen Jerome has spent the last twenty-five years working with children as a counselor, a parent and a volunteer.  For the past 17 years, she has been as a parent at Dwight-Englewood and joined the Admissions Office in 2012. Presently, she is the Director of Lower School Admissions. 
Her husband, Marc '85,  and their two older daughters, Hanna '14 and Sophie '18 attended Dwight-Englewood.  Their youngest daughter, Lucy ’22, is currently in the 8th grade. Helen attended the Dalton School in New York City where she was a “lifer.” She graduated from Tufts University where she earned her B.A. with honors in Art History.  She received her M.S. Ed in Counseling Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University.  Previously she was an assistant pre-school teacher at Madison Avenue Presbyterian School in New York City.  She also worked at IS 218 in Washington Heights as a counselor to middle school girls.
Helen has been an active member of the Lower School community as a parent, volunteer, chairperson of several committees and a board member of the Parents Association. She is passionate about working with young children and their families. She has a unique perspective as a native New Yorker, parent and member of the D-E Admissions team. Helen Jerome can be reached at
Located in Englewood, New Jersey, Dwight-Englewood is a greater New York City area private school with a rigorous college prep curriculum for boys and girls in preschool through grade 12.