As Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives at Wallin Education Partners, Shannon Oldenburg (she/her/hers) leads and develops initiatives, partnerships, and programming that are in line with Wallin’s strategic plan to increase scholars served and deepen the programming offered. She collaborates with key community and employer partners to ensure wrap-around student support and helps facilitate cross-team communication to make progress toward our strategic goals.
Shannon has spent most of her career in education through building scalable partnerships and programming that center student success. She joins Wallin after working at College Possible for nearly a decade where she launched and stewarded state-wide programming to support over 1000 students and 40 high school partnerships. Shannon earned her BA in Literature and Writing and spent the first part of her career as a high school English teacher and relishes moments she gets to spend with students again.
She enjoys anything outside, bringing people together over good food and discovering the world in new ways through her two young boys.
Shannon Oldenburg serves as Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives