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Shanell Lawson Selected as Assistant Principal at Murphy Junior High School for 2020-21 School Year

SD308 Community Unit School District

 

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Shanell Lawson Selected as Assistant Principal at Murphy Junior High School for 2020-21 School Year

 

Shanell Lawson

 

Oswego, Ill. (July 21, 2020) — Oswego Community Unit School District 308 Board of Education approved at their July 13, 2020 board meeting Shanell Lawson as Assistant Principal at Murphy Junior High School for the 2020-21 school year.

 

Lawson began her education career in 2008 as a Guest Teacher/Teaching Assistant at Pioneer Elementary School in Bolingbrook, Illinois, where she taught mixed-ability students in first and second grades; from 2012-2014, she taught kindergarten students at Wood View Elementary, Bolingbrook; and from 2014-2017, taught at Jonas Salk Elementary in Bolingbrook as a 4th and 5th Grade Challenge Teacher.  Her most recent position (2017-present) has been at Wood View, Bolingbrook, as a Teaching and Learning Coach where she has utilized various coaching models to support teachers with instructional best practices aligned to the building’s goals.

 

“We are excited to have Shanell Lawson join our Junior High Administrative team,” said Shannon Lueders, Director of Junior High Education. “Her experiences in coaching teachers and her knowledge of instructional strategies will benefit both staff and students at Murphy Junior High.”

 

Lawson obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Francis, Joliet, Illinois.

 

“I am excited to be joining School District 308 as the Assistant Principal of Murphy Junior High. I look forward to supporting a diverse community of learners by partnering with students, staff, families and community members to ensure a positive and successful learning experience for our students,” said Lawson.

 

 

Mission Statement: In partnership with our families and communities, Community Unit School District 308 will educate all students to reach their highest potential.