Paula Shanahan, M.Ed.

Curriculum and Instructional Design Specialist

Paula is an experienced classroom practitioner with over 17 certifications spanning PreK to 12th grade providing a wealth of insight to the diverse needs of today's classroom. With a deep focus on Special Education, Paula has a General Education, Science, Social Studies, Math, Reading and ELA Cognitive Level providing an actionable pathway to learning for all students. In addition, her time as an ESOL and Interrelated Resource teacher provides deep insight into creating engaging lessons and coaching teachers in the mainstreamed classroom.

Mrs. Shanahan holds a B.A. in Elementary Education from Widener University and a Masters in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, K-12 from The University of Central Florida.  In addition, she holds teaching certificates in Georgia, Connecticut, New York, Florida and Pennsylvania, as well as, the following endorsements:

  • Georgia Special Education General Curriculum (P-12) Consultative
  • Georgia Special Education Science Cognitive Level (P-5)
  • Georgia Special Education Social Studies Cognitive Level  (P-5, 4-8)
  • Georgia Special Education Math Cognitive Level (P-5)
  • Georgia Special Education Reading Cognitive Level (P-5)
  • Georgia Special Education Language Arts Cognitive Level (P-5, 4-8)
  • Middle Grades Language Arts (4-8)
  • Middle Grades Social Science (4-8)
  • Georgia Gifted Education (P-12)
  • Georgie English to Speakers of Other Languages (P-12)
  • Georgia Early Childhood (P-5)
  • Connecticut Elementary (K-6)
  • New York English to Speakers of Other Languages (1-6)
  • New York Childhood Education (1-6)
  • Florida English to Speakers of Other Languages (K-12)
  • Florida Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Pennsylvania Elementary Education (K-6)