Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, Georgia State University
Mr. Shawn Solon
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Hello! Welcome to Mountainside and our class! To tell you a little bit about me, I graduated from Georgia State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. After teaching 5th grade for 2 years in Atlanta, Georgia, I moved to Colorado with my family. This is when I joined the Mountainside family and I have been enjoying teaching in the military community ever since! I have taught both 2nd and 4th grade here at Mountainside, and feel right at home in the Fort Carson community.
I was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, and joined the Marine Corps right after high school. My duty stations included Cherry Point, NC, and Iwakuni, Japan, along with a six month float in the Mediterranean. While on the ship, I was lucky enough to visit Puerto Rico, Spain, Italy, Sicily, Malta, Greece, and Turkey! I have dabbled in other careers such as telecommunications and insurance, but ultimately found my home in education, where I plan to stay.
My wife, Angie, is also in education and works with preschoolers. My two wonderful children Avery and Andrew have been brought up in district 8 schools, including Mountainside. When not in the classroom, my family and I enjoy Colorado with hiking, skiing, camping, riding bicycles, and also traveling to new and exciting places.
I look forward to working with you and your child this year as we grow our minds and character together!
“Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.”
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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