Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Shannon Lyons
Shannon Lyons received her B.A in Elementary Education and a minor in Special Education from Loyola University Maryland where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She also attended the University County Cork when she studied abroad in Ireland. Ms. Lyons is currently teaching third grade at Berkley Street Elementary School in New Milford. She has had experience on several different elementary grade levels, including 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4thand 5th. A strong advocate of hands on, inquiry-based learning, Ms. Lyons believes that it is vital that students are constantly engaged and responsible for their own learning. She also feels that as a teacher, it is important to know your students as individuals and then determine the approach that would best suit that particular student.
Ms. Lyons has always been a leader; in college she was part of several educational clubs including the campus Special Education Club, of which she was elected president. At Berkley, Ms. Lyons is part of the Character Education Committee, which is a program that recognizes students each month who have exemplified positive characteristics. Ms. Lyons considers herself fortunate to be a member of the Berkley Street School staff.