Shelley has been an educator for 15 years, most recently at the university level, and her passion is to instill in students a love of learning. She holds a B.A. in English with a concentration in renaissance literature from the University of California, Berkeley, and a M.A. in Theology with a focus in Education from George Fox University in Oregon. When Shelley is not spending time exploring LA with her adventurous nine year old son she can be found volunteering and participating in community events and spending quality time with friends.