Shannon Morey grew up in Michigan. She graduated from Michigan State University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. During her undergraduate studies, Shannon served as Director of the Michigan State University (MSU) Science Theatre, a student-run outreach program. In this role, she organized and led interactive science demonstrations for Michigan students. After finishing her undergraduate work, she moved to Massachusetts to pursue a graduate degree. In 2013 received a Master of Science in Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Shannon was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to support her graduate work. While at MIT, she also worked as a Graduate Community Fellow for Women’s Programs. In this role, she organized workshops and panel discussions for female graduate students. Before making the transition to teaching full-time, Shannon served as the Director of Education for Science from Scientists, an organization that offers our nation’s youth exciting, informative and engaging training provided by practicing scientists. Shannon’s teaching career began in 2014 at East Boston High School where she taught Freshman Physics, AP Physics 1, Honors Chemistry and AP Chemistry. In 2015, she was awarded a Knowles Teacher Fellowship recognize her potential as a teacher leader and support her continued growth in the profession. Shannon is also the co-founder and Director of Education for BiteScis, an organization dedicated to developing resources that help teachers bring current scientific research into the classroom. Outside of work, Shannon loves to travel, cook, craft, and play video games.