Shannon Buerk

Chief Executive Officer

Shannon is known throughout Texas and the nation for tapping into the hearts and minds of all learners.  She’s a known leader in customizable and proven systems for facilitating, training, and coaching to boost engagement and grow talent.

As the founder and Chief Executive Officer of engage2learn (e2L), Shannon works with communities across the U.S. to design strategic and innovative learning solutions.  Shannon’s solutions are grounded in proven best practices that focus on systems thinking and Future Ready Skills.  She has implemented scalable, effective coaching processes for educators on change, conflict resolution, and communication.

Shannon has also designed a Learning Framework process to clarify and simplify the modernization of public schools and the learner experience. e2L’s customizable Learning Framework serves leadership, teacher, and student growth models.  This learning framework engages educators and learners in a meaningful and relevant school experience, is grounded in a culture of coaching and growth, and ensures ROI for taxpayers on dollars invested in technology, facilities, and programs.

Shannon is particularly interested in integrating career readiness skills into effective learning frameworks so that graduates can thrive.  She’s a known leader in public education and is sought to speak across the nation on topics ranging from building high performance cultures to innovative learning platforms, as well as facilitate superintendents and other school leaders as they collaborate to improve public education.

Past Experience

Shannon has been an educator for more than 20 years.  She began her career as a high school teacher and later as a curriculum director, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, associate superintendent for strategic initiatives, higher education instructor, and consultant for strategic planning and education architects.

Shannon’s career has focused on modernizing public education.  She has led initiatives across the nation to update learning environments, meaningfully integrate technology, turn around low performing schools, and develop career and college readiness programs.

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