George Lucas Educational Foundation

Shannon Hobbs-Beckley

Director of Teaching and Learning

Shannon Hobbs-Beckley has been an educator for 26 years, working in both international and U.S. public school settings. Currently, she is the director of teaching and learning at Graded American School of São Paulo, Brazil. She has served in the roles of elementary principal, associate principal, instructional leadership and professional learning coordinator, instructional coach, and classroom teacher. She also co-leads a program to train literacy coaches working in international schools. When she isn’t working, she enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.

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