Dr. Courtney Shepard » Welcome



Welcome to my teacher website! 

SUBJECT: Business-Keyboarding and Computer Applications 

GRADE:      7th and 8th


Please feel free to contact me with questions or concerns any time!

email: [email protected] (best way to contact because I can respond immediately!)

phone: (814) 938-5151 x1122


This is my tenth year here in Punxsy. I have taught Reading, English, ESL, and History. This year, I will be joining the Business department! Previously, I taught eighth grade Reading, Read 180, English, History, and all grades ESL. I also taught seventh grade English/Communications in DuBois for one year and high school Language Arts for five years in north central Florida.


I am Pennsylvania certified as a Reading Specialist PK-12, and in English 7-12, Communications 7-12, ESL Program Specialist, Business, Computers, Information Technology PK-12 and Social Studies 7-12. I will be completing my Principal's Certification this school year.


I completed my Doctorate in Curriculum, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership at Northeastern University, in Boston, Massachusetts in September, 2017. My research interests include reading motivation, literacy, and adolescent readers.


I attended Bridgewater State University for my Bachelors in English (with a concentration in Writing) and History (mostly Asian and American Colonial history) and the University of Florida for my Master of Education in Reading Education.


I live in DuBois with my husband and ten year old son. My interests include reading, genealogy, violin, French language, and computers.