Shelby received her BS in Biology at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth where she also started her MA in Educational Leadership. Shortly thereafter, she moved to San Diego and started working for Fusion Academy in Solana Beach. Since then, Shelby has taught both middle school science and high school chemistry, biology and physics.
Outside the classroom, Shelby likes to spend time with her daughters, painting, reading and writing poetry. Her favorite genre is non-fiction, specifically history. Shelby is fascinated with ancient Rome and Italy.