Shanna has been active in the Montessori community since 1991. She holds Early Childhood and Elementary I and II certifications. Shanna is the Program Director for the Virginia Montessori Teacher Education Center in Chesapeake, Virginia. She is also the owner and Head of School at Chesapeake Montessori School. She earned her Masters of Arts in Education from St. Catherine University and has a BS in Early Childhood Education from Towson University, Towson, MD.