Shannon Thayer was born and raised in San Mateo and has always enjoyed working with children. She found her passion for teaching during her college years. Shannon loves making a difference in student's lives and really enjoys finding creative ways to make learning fun. Shannon received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education from Sonoma State University and is currently finishing up her Multiple Subject Credential and working towards her Master’s in Education at NDNU. Outside of school, you can find Shannon spending time with her family and friends, playing volleyball, cheering on the Oregon Ducks and SF Giants, kick boxing, and going running!