"I am thankful for the staff and all their hard work. I am thankful to have such good friends. Math is my favorite class because I enjoy learning how to count money and make exact change."

Leslie B., Student since 2006

Our Team

Shannon Clark, Executive Director

Shannon Clark, Executive Director

Shannon has served as the Executive Director of Trousdale School since late 2008.  She was born and raised in Cleveland, graduated from the University of Alabama, and earned her CPA license while working in Chattanooga.  Prior to Trousdale School, Shannon had extensive nonprofit leadership experience and training at the state and national level through the Junior League of Chattanooga where she served as the organization’s President in 2007-2008.  She was employed in the healthcare and public accounting fields for more than fifteen years.  Shannon’s favorite part of her job at Trousdale School is the multitude of smiles she finds among students and staff!  She also enjoys her part in creating, supporting, and maintaining this learning environment.

Shannon is married to Allen (Administrative Director), and they raise two children of their own, Maeve and Spencer.  They enjoy family adventures, playing outside, and trips to the beach.  Shannon also enjoys her book club and small groups.