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SCBPLA Welcomes Mrs. Michelle Shipley as new Associate Principal

Crafty sign that says, "Welcome."

Mrs. Shipley is extremely excited to begin her journey with the Shelby County Big Picture Learning Academy. She brings 30 years of teaching and administrative experience to Big Picture. 

Mrs. Shipley received her B.S. in Elementary Education at Georgetown College, her Masters Degree in Math and Science at the University of Central Florida, and her Rank 1 in Instructional Leadership from the University of Kentucky. 

Mrs. Shipley taught in the classroom for 17 years and has served as an administrator for the past 13 years.  She has a demonstrated history of working in the education management industry, leading school review and improvement teams, skilled in Lesson Planning, Educational Technology, Curriculum Development, and Team Building.

Mrs. Shipley is a strong community and social services professional, and is very passionate about personalizing learning for each and every student and team member.  She has been happily married for 29 years to Todd Shipley, a fellow educator and coach.  They have two children; both serve in education.