Germantown, Tennessee--May 23, 2019--Germantown Municipal School District is pleased to announce that Shannon Ward has been named the new Assistant Principal of Riverdale K-8 School. Mrs. Ward has been teaching for 22 years. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Memphis and has since taught Kindergarten, third grade, and fifth grade. Mrs. Ward earned her Master of Science in Leadership and Policy Study with a Concentration in School Administration from the University of Memphis.
She has held several leadership roles within the district, including; District Math Learning Coach, TEAM certified teacher evaluator, sponsor of Riverdale Junior Honors Academy, and was awarded GMSD Teacher of the Year, Grades 5-8, in the 2017-2018 school year.
“Riverdale has been an incredible place to teach. I am thrilled to join the administrative team that has enabled me to grow as a leader. I look forward to serving our teachers, staff and families in this new exciting role,” shared Mrs. Ward. Outside of school, she will be celebrating her twentieth wedding anniversary this summer with her husband, Danny. Together they have three children in GMSD schools; Jacob, Louis, and Jenna.