Company/Organization/Educational Entity: King Professional Development
Bio: Shauna King has a talent and passion for connecting with adults who have chosen to serve children. A self-proclaimed “Yelling Teacher In Recovery”, Shauna shares practical and research-based strategies to improve teacher, parent and student engagement. She is a former principal, Positive Behavior Supports coordinator and classroom teacher with over 20 years of experience in public and non-public school settings.
Shauna is currently adjunct faculty for LaSalle University, through the Regional Training Center, a school climate coach with The University of Maryland Positive Schools Center and a certified presenter for TranZed Institute of Baltimore. In addition to being a highly sought-after presenter, Shauna serves as a district consultant for Anne Arundel County’s Office of Equity and Accelerated Student Achievement.
Shauna is a member of the APBS (Association for Positive Behavior Supports) and NAREN (National At-Risk Education Network). Her articles “What We Say Matters: The Power of Positive Talk and Transitions with the Brain in Mind” are featured in the Association for Middle-Level Education magazine. Her first book School Smart: It’s More Than Just Reading And Writing is now available on Amazon and helps to guide teachers and parents as they navigate the school year. King holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Morgan State University, a Master’s degree in Education from Bowie State and an Education Specialist degree in Adult Learning from Walden University.