Shannon is a mother of 3 children, an Illinois advocate, a parental rights activist, and an involved member of the community. As a pro-parent, pro-student voice, she believes common sense and creative solutions will improve math and literacy competency.
Being the first woman in her family to graduate college, Shannon has an immense appreciation for quality education.
This effort will take the whole community and she looks forward to working with all stakeholders. IPSD 204 district is comprised of diverse and involved students and families. Whether you are a district tax-payer, a parent, a student, a teacher, or staff member, please use the form below to submit questions, inquiries, and feedback. Her candidacy is for the standard 4-year term. Your volunteerism/donations are greatly appreciated to support a successful campaign. Visit the blog for the latest information.
WHEN TO VOTE:
April 4, 2023
To focus on the best interests of the 26,000+ district students, her board position will:
Reflect critical thinking to disrupt "groupthink"; asking the tough questions and seeking dynamic solutions.
Restore excellence in the curricula while seeking to improve transparency of all learning materials and resources.
Represent fiscal discipline when evaluating contracts and approving budget items.
Respond to community input and encourage collaboration while providing a bridge between district parents, students, and school board.
Education is transformational. It changes lives. That is why people work so hard to become educated and why education has always been the key to the American Dream, the force that erases arbitrary divisions of race and class and culture and unlocks every person's God-given potential.
― Condoleezza Rice