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Mary Shields

Mary Shields



Brown Hall


660.562.1992 (fax)



  • M.S.Ed. Reading
  • B.S. Special Education, Cross-Categorical, Mild/Moderate

Grade Levels Previously Taught

  • Resource grades K-4
  • Special Education grades 9-12

Areas of Special Interest

Reading, particularly techniques and materials in the areas of phonics and fluency proven to improve student reading

Favorite Thing About Teaching

The children! Seeing when it “clicks” for a student and they are able to see their improvement both in classroom performance and in the data.

Hobbies/Free-time Activities

  • Reading
  • Crochet
  • Cooking
  • Hanging out with my husband, dog, and cat

Favorite Children’s Book

Elizabeth Goes to the Hospital - I read it many times before - and after - having my tonsils taken out as a child. (Silly fact: I now own the exact book that I used to check out at my hometown library.)