Tri-City United Schools introduced a new assistant principal for Montgomery PreK-8 School, Shannon Sheehan.
Sheehan has been a teacher for the last 27 years, specializing in music education, primarily for elementary ages. She has taught middle and high school aged students as well over the years. Most recently, she taught in Hermantown, MN, and she started her teaching career in Mountain Lake, MN.
She obtained an undergraduate degree in music performance from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter in 1995. She somehow found enough time to go back to school at St. Mary’s University in St. Paul in 2004 for a master’s degree in education, graduating with her first master’s degree in 2006.
After having raised two children almost to adult age, Sheehan returned to St. Mary’s University in 2013 to complete another master’s degree, a specialist degree in educational leadership. Somehow, during both of her masters degrees, she continued to raise her children and also teach. She graduated with her second master’s degree in 2015.
Sheehan spent nights and weekends completing her coursework preparing her for leadership roles, something she says she has always been seeking out. She liked the opportunities at...
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