Shea Woodring has been helping students overcome learning differences for 22 years. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Special Education and Regular Education from Southeastern Louisiana University and a Masters Degree from Louisiana State University in Educational Leadership. Shea has served as a elementary special education teacher, middle school teacher, lead special education teacher and mentor teacher. Currently she works in Ascension Parish as a screening and intervention specialist. She also works closely with families as the 504 facilitator. During her career she was honored as Teacher of the Year at both Dutchtown Primary and Sorrento Primary in Ascension Parish. While teaching in Pinellas County School District she was recognized with the Outstanding Educator Award at Largo Middle School. Shea received specialized training in teaching students with dyslexia while working at the dePaul School in Louisville, Kentucky. She believes there is no other way to dignify children more than to help them understand what they are truly capable of. Her goal for every students is to know and believe they are capable of academic and life success.