MS, ED, ISU. Shelley as taught for over 25 years. In the past she taught science and writing in her capacity as special education teacher and she was teacher/director of her district's gifted & talented program. She has taught preschool science classes locally as well as education courses at ICC & Bradley University. She is now Volunteer Coordinator at the Peoria Riverfront Museum and regularly volunteers to teach art & science lessons in local elementary schools. She is also a HealthRhythms Drumming Facilitator leading rhythm events for agencies throughout Central Illinois. Other areas she studies and loves to share include theater, storytelling and poetry.