MS, ED, ISU. Shelley has 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 and talented program. She has taught preschool science classes locally as well as education courses at ICC and Bradley University. She is now Student Assistance Coordinator at Peoria Christian School (teaching resource and enrichment classes) and regularly volunteers to teach art and science lessons in local elementary schools. Other areas she studies and loves to share include theater, storytelling, poetry and rhythmic hand drumming.