Senior Director of Tweens & Teens.
Shelby Leeds is currently a Learning Team Program Director with a focus on the After School Program for the Middle School. She graduated from Gettysburg College in May of 2014 with a bachelors in Art History and Psychology. After that, Shelby went on to the New York City Teaching Fellows, where she taught an at risk inner city population while simultaneously pursuing her Masters Degree in Adolescent Special Education, which she received in May of 2016. She was a classroom teacher at a District 75 school in the Bronx, NY where she taught special education students who had both severe intellectual and emotional disabilities. During her time at this school she was a lead coach for new student teachers in the classroom and organized school wide events such as talent shows or spelling bees. While teaching she also completed the 2016-2017 Columbia Teacher College Cahn Fellowship as an Ally. She is happy to be in her new role where she can continue to grow as an educator!
Hometown: Greenwich, CT
Fun Fact: I was a Cheerleader for all 4 years of High School and College (Go Bullets!)
Hobbies: Walking my dog, Baking, Reading Mysteries, and Country Music
Favorite Food: It’s a tie between Guacamole and Pizza
Favorite Movie: Steel Magnolias
Favorite Superhero: Wonder Woman (Girl Power!)