Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
Mrs. Shannon Iachini serves Provident Charter School as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. She earned her undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University in Political Science and pursued a Masters of Science in International Economics from American University in Washington, D.C. The personal experience of being the parent to three children with exceptional needs led her to focus her efforts on improving the field of education for children with learning differences. She earned her Masters of Science in Education from Duquesne University where she was named as a Dean’s Teaching Fellow. Mrs. Iachini was drawn personally to the mission of Provident Charter School and helped open the doors in 2016 as a third and fourth grade English language arts teacher. After obtaining her Level I certification as a Dyslexia Practitioner with the Wilson Reading System®, Mrs. Iachini moved into a leadership role as the English language arts curriculum coordinator with the task of adopting a rigorous and relevant English language arts curriculum for grades 2-8. During this time she obtained both her Principal K-12 certification and Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction certification from the University of Pittsburgh. She has served in her current role since October 2020 and oversees a department of two curriculum coordinators and three interventionists. During her time as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment she has overseen additional pilots in both Science and Mathematics with a focus on implementing rigorous curricula with appropriate scaffolding and support. Mrs. Iachini also serves as a local facilitator for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports at the Tier I level and she is currently focused on implementing MTSS at Provident Charter School.