Shannon was born in a small rural town of Woodstock, Ontario and raised in a small city outside Toronto, Ontario. She attended and graduated from the Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf in Milton, Ontario. After completing high school with honors, she attended Gallaudet University for her undergraduate studies. She graduated there cum laude with Bachelor of Sciences degree in Computer Information Systems. She then graduated from St. Joseph's University in Master of Sciences degree in Instructional Technology in Philadelphia, PA.
Right after she graduated from Gallaudet University, she got a permanent job with Academic Technology. Since January of 2000, she has gone through several job titles. Currently, she is a manager for eLearning and Web Authoring.
She is involved with various committees in education and technology. She currently is reviewing sessions for Blackboard World 2013 in Las Vegas. She was a member of Mid-Atlantic Regional Committee for Educause which held a conference in Baltimore in 2010. She also was an adjunct reader for proposals for National Educause which held a conference in Denver in 2009.
Shannon invites you to come by and visit eLearning Lab in the lower level of Merrill Learning Center (MLC - Library) Room B220.