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Every member of our team shares a vision for the heart, character, and educational achievement of Shelterwood students.

We have a dynamic team of professionals. This team lays the firm foundation for us to partner with teens and their families on the path to healing. Shelterwood teens are surrounded by remarkable young adult role models at all times in every setting, offering a community-driven approach to treatment. Professionals with top credentials lead our counseling, therapeutic and educational efforts. Caring adults also interact regularly with our students, pursue relationships, counsel and encourage . . . no matter what.

 

Interim Principal

Kelly Wilson

Kelly Wilson is Shelterwood Academy’s Principal with 20+ years of experience working in education. Kelly spent 13 years as a special education teacher working alongside students with various educational disabilities as well as mental health and neurological diagnoses across all grade levels. Kelly spent 7 years working as a Special Education Process Coordinator in which she assisted school districts, administrators, and teams of teachers in ensuring that all student’s educational, social, emotional, and adaptive functioning needs were met. Kelly now brings that passion and expertise of doing what’s best for kids to Shelterwood as Principal. Kelly is fueled by her passion that all students can learn, all students can succeed, and all teachers can be change agents for kids.

“Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be.” -Rita Pierson

Email: kmwilson@shelterwood.org
Phone: 816-249-5363

Meet Our Teachers

Amanda Balich

Independent Studies Teacher

Amanda Balich

Courtney Bennett

Science Teacher

Courtney Bennett
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Joe Svoboda

Math Teacher

Joe Svoboda
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Jon Jeans

English Teacher

Jon Jeans
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Karalee White

Registrar

Karalee White
Photo of Renee Bartlett.

Renee Bartlett

History Teacher

Renee Bartlett
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Sophia Payne

Performing Arts Teacher

Sophia Payne

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