Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Shannon Acker

I have over 18 years of teaching experience within the public school setting.  Graduated from the University of Montevallo with a BS in Child Development from the University of Alabama with a MA in Early Childhood Special Education.  I have my National Board of Professional Teaching Standards certificate as an Exceptional Needs Specialist with a concentration in Early Childhood.  I am a mom of three children.  My educational work experience includes several years of working with infants and toddlers in the early intervention system.  I have worked in elementary classrooms as a special education classroom teacher and as an inclusion support teacher at the elementary level.  The bulk of my experience has been with preschoolers 3 – 5 years old.  I have been a classroom teacher in an inclusive preschool classroom and I have been an itinerant consultative teacher that serves students within their natural environment.  My public school teaching experience has been in Shelby County Schools, Mountain Brook City Schools and Alabaster City Schools.