Shannon is currently employed as a teacher of middle school students with emotional disabilities. She also works with her after school program to provide enrichment opportunities to elementary and middle school students. In addition, she works with Purdue University North Central's Super Summer program, which provides enrichment opportunities to gifted elementary children.
Shannon also works as a consultant to area schools and provides teacher workshops through Purdue University North Central. Topics she teaches include behavior management, education of the gifted child, inclusion, differentiation, reading, teaching mathematics, and hands on science learning.
In addition to teaching, Shannon works as a freelance writer. She has written hundreds of articles for the Internet on a wide variety of subjects, including education, health, gardening, home improvement, pets and much more. She has also performed copywriting services for a variety of businesses.
Shannon has also written a book of mini-mysteries with Remedia Publications containing high interest stories for struggling readers. In addition, she has written hundreds of standardized questions for companies such as CTB McGraw-Hill in the subjects of science, math, and language arts. Shannon has also written a book, "Steps to Stardom Volume 1," which was internationally distributed along with a documentary film in the summer of 2006.