Shannon holds a B.A. in English from Hillsdale College. She was a graduate of the Honors Program and the Dow Journalism Program. While at Hillsdale, she also completed the Liberal Arts Teacher Apprenticeship at Hillsdale Academy in the fifth and sixth grade classroom. She brings teaching experience in both classical private and charter schools in Texas and North Carolina. She is currently in her fifth year with Memoria Press Academy, 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 South Bend, IN.