Degrees and Certifications:

Shayla Story

Hi! I’m Shayla Story. I have been in education for 6 years and a part of Harlandale ISD for 4 years.
This is my first year at Schulze and I’m excited to the join the team. I have taught 4th grade for five out of the six years in education.
It’s my favorite grade level to teach and I’m excited to help your students grow and learn.

Before teaching I was a corporate trainer. I worked with adults in the technology field.
I soon realized I love teaching more than I loved the tech industry so I went back to school to become a teacher, and I’m so glad I did.

As a teacher, I think it is important to encourage independence, creativity, and kindness.
In my classroom I want students to have a model for how to treat others and a safe space to be themselves.
Above my door is a sign, “Mistakes are proof you’re learning” as a way to teach the students that we celebrate growth not perfection!

On top of teaching, I’m involved in the community around me. I love going to student sports games and want to celebrate their interests.
I also lead worship regularly at my church, Journey Fellowship where I sing and play guitar.
I have two dogs that I love and travel with as often as I can and I love making pottery!



Region 20 – TOPP Alternative Certification – 2016

Greenville University – B.A. Communication: Public Relations, 2012

Byron P. Steele High School, 2008



Generalist EC-6 - Certification

ESL Supplementary Certification

Regional Course Leader for 4th ELA (2020-2021)

LRCC Leadership Internship – Guyana, South America