Principal Shannon Harrell is an experienced early childhood teacher, coach/trainer, and administrator. She is a native of Colorado and has been in early childhood education for 28 years. Her passion stems from her respect for each child’s unique learning style and family dynamic. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, as well as a Coaching Certificate from the Colorado Department of Education. Shannon and her husband, Mark, have four children, including a set of triplets, who all have different personalities and styles of learning.
She and her husband truly understand and respect the responsibility of parenting and feel blessed to both be in the education field. Shannon believes in meeting each child where they are academically, socially, and emotionally. Every child needs a safe environment where they can explore and learn, and Ivybrook Academy is the place where a strong education and freedom of individuality combine so that each child can thrive.