Shannon is currently an
Teacher at an elementary school in Houston, Texas. She accepted the task to pilot one of the district’s first
for the 2016-2017 school year. In addition to her campus role, she serves the district as a curriculum writer and ABL Facilitator supporting the expansion of
in the classroom and implementation of
district wide. She is a member of the Professional Learning Leadership and Physical Education Cadres. She has developed and implemented professional learning at the district and campus level for
, Health and Physical Education teachers.
Her work, along with the campus’ dedication to incorporating physical activity to enhance academic performance, has earned numerous awards and accolades, including the prestigious 2017
’s Healthiest Schools in America. The campus has also won local distinction with the
Award from 2016-2020. In 2018, she earned the
. The following year, in 2019, she earned the distinction of Campus Teacher of the Year along with District Teacher of the Year Finalist. Most recently, she is a nominee for the 2020 Sandford Teacher Award and earned the 2020 FBISD SHAC WSCC Wellness Champion Award.
She is a strong advocate for educating the whole child with an emphasis on the benefits of physical activity. Her presentations support this passion with a focus on the integration of academic content in the
, lab implementation, management and best practices. In addition, her passion has left a global impact by reviewing and writing curriculum for
and conducting presentations for the Japanese and European Space Agencies as part of
Shannon received a Bachelor of Science from
in Physical Education Teacher Education. She is a life-long learner having completed extensive post-graduate work in neuroanatomy, motor development and physical education. She is extremely excited to begin her next journey as part of the
Team, furthering her passion, to support the whole child by providing relevant and applicable professional learning experiences.