Phone: 803-476-3800


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Sheila H. Shelby

My name is Sheila Shelby, and I have lived in Irmo most of my life. In fact, I attended Dutch Fork Elementary, Irmo Middle, and graduated from Irmo High School. I enjoy living and working in the Irmo area because it's definitely home to me!

My Family

I am married to Mark Shelby who serves as the Director of Ministries at Faith Presbyterian Church. We both enjoy serving there in various ways. We have one son named Creighton who also graduated from Irmo High School with his International Baccalaureate Diploma. He attends the College of Charleston and plans to major in Spanish education (with a minor in liguistics).

My Professional Life

I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Winthrop University and a Master of Education degree from USC.  I am National Board Certified in Literacy, have a 30-hour certification with a focus in literacy, am academically gifted and talented endorsed, and have my Read to Succeed endorsement as well. During my teaching career, I have served not only as a classroom teacher but also as a Language Arts Master Teacher, Curriculum Resource Teacher, literacy coach, and consultant. In 2008 I started the Escolares Academy with twenty second graders. I am proud to still be teaching second graders at the Academy.