Shannon works with staff and students as education manager to enhance professional development and improve the academic success of students at The Guild School. Prior to coming to The Guild, she taught kindergarten, served as a special education case manager, and was a reading and writing specialist. Shannon understands the drivers of educational success and knows that students’ well-being goes far beyond the latest trend in technology. She believes that an educator must connect with students, display empathy and communicate understanding. Shannon holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary and special education and a master's in reading and writing from Rivier University.