Shannon is an international speaker, consultant and author. She served as the K-12 district teacher librarian at Van Meter Community School District in Iowa for 10 years.
She currently serves as the Future Ready Librarians Spokesperson working with librarians, educators and students around the world. Shannon is the author of the award winning The Library Voice blog. She has published two children's book series on libraries and Makerspaces. She has a professional book with ISTE coming out in 2019.
In 2014, Shannon was named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker. In 2016, she was awarded the Making it Happen Award by ISTE. In 2018, she was named the AASL Social Media Superstar Leadership Luminary.