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Courtney Shelton, BA, MS


Trinity University, San Antonio, TX. Bachelor of Arts in philosophy (1989).

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. Master of Science in English Education. Graduated with certificate in Secondary Education (1994).


2016 to 2017:  College Composition Instructor, SUNY, Liberty, NY. Responsible for teaching college composition and remedial composition.

2008 to 2016: Business Owner/Writer, Hilton Head, SC. Owned and operated a tutoring business.  Completed and published sections of a novel.

2008 to 2011: English Instructor, Hilton Head Preparatory School, Hilton Head, SC. Responsible for teaching  freshman and senior English. Responsible for assisting in the coaching of soccer.

2005 to 2008: English Instructor, Hyman-Brand Hebrew Academy, Overland Park, KS. Responsible for teaching middle school English, high school English, and Advanced Placement Literature and Composition.

2001 to 2005: College counselor and English Instructor, Bishop Seabury Academy, Lawrence, KS. Responsible for developing and implementing a college counseling program.  Responsible for teaching junior Advanced Placement English, sophomore and eighth grade English.

1998 to 2001: English Instructor, Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, Overland Park, KS. Responsible for teaching junior and senior English. Responsible for assisting in the coaching of track.

2000 to 2000: English Instructor, Saint Mary College, Overland Park, KS. Responsible for teaching  Composition I and II.


Published poet. Teacher of the Year at Saint Thomas Aquinas High School. Accepted and/or attended: Iowa Writer’s Workshop, Bread Loaf, Sewanee, Hollins University.


Past certifications in Secondary English Education in KS, TX, TN.

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