Shanna Wilons

Student Support Specialist

Shanna Wilons grew up in Memphis, TN.  After graduating from college and spending time volunteering in Israel, she spent many years working in the field of Jewish Education in Atlanta, GA.  Shanna was excited to have the opportunity to return to TN when she joined Akiva in 2014.  Shanna enjoys teaching and supporting students who learn differently.  She believes that the “light bulb” moments and smiles of pride that come with understanding a new concept make teaching the best career ever!   In her free time, Shanna enjoys spending time with her daughters, curling up with a good book, and taking walks while enjoying the beautiful TN views.



M. Ed., Oglethorpe University  
BA, Judaic Language and Literature, Emory University
Certification(s): Special Education K-12