Dr. Shannon Andrus earned her BA in English Literature from Georgetown University, graduating with honors. While there she was a teaching assistant for both English and biology courses and worked as a peer editor in the student writing center. She taught high school English for four years while also tutoring high school and college students for the SAT, GRE, and LSAT exams. She earned her master’s degree in liberal studies in the Great Books Program at St. John’s College. She went on to earn her doctorate in education at the University of Pennsylvania. While at Penn she taught courses in qualitative research and also worked as a research and writing coach for doctoral students.

In addition to speaking and training on writing and digital communication, Shannon continues to do educational research.

Shannon is one of the co-authors of "Teaching Girls: How Teachers and Parents Can Reach Their Brains and Hearts."

Some of Shannon's clients include: Sherman & Howard LLC; Legal Administrators Association, Colorado Chapter; Adams County; City of Greeley; Weld County; Castle Rock Water; Colorado Rural Electric Association; DaVita, Inc.; McNurlin & Associates; and Davis, Graham & Stubbs.

Everything was wonderful. I mean truly wonderful. The session Shannon prepared was spot on, and it was SO useful.