Shannon holds a B.A. in English from Hillsdale College where she was a graduate of the Honors Program and the Dow Journalism Program. She brings teaching experience in both classical private and charter schools in Texas and North Carolina. She has been with Memoria Press Academy for five years, where she has taught Literature, Classical Studies, Latin, and Writing classes. Shannon is passionate about classical education and offering students an education that forms the heart and mind in beauty and goodness. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and cooking. She lives with her husband and three children in Cedar Rapids, IA.