Community Development Director | High School Counselor | Workshop Speaker
Shane is a college and scholarship counselor at a public high school in Addison, Illinois that serves the second-most diverse student population in the state.
For the past fifteen years, he has worked with families from diver›se economic backgrounds to assist and navigate the college application, scholarship and financial aid processes. He frequently presents on these topics to parents and throughout the community.
Shane also has 24 years of experience coaching high school football and women’s basketball, which has enhanced his ability to help student athletes navigate the NCAA Division I and Division II athletic eligibility process.
In addition to academics and athletics, Shane has supervised student international travel to Italy. He partnered with school and community organizations to provide quality international educational experiences for his students.
In 2012, Shane received the Outstanding Educator Award from the University of Chicago. In 2014, he was named a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by the National Society of High School Scholars. He has a bachelor’s degree in health education from Southern Illinois University — Carbondale and a master’s degree in counseling from Lewis University.
Shane lives in Batavia with his wife and two high-school-aged daughters. He enjoys running, cycling and attending his kids’ music and sporting events.