Ms. Sheehan was born and raised in Littleton, Colorado. She moved to Los Angeles to attend Loyola Marymount University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and her Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential. At LMU, Ms. Sheehan grew more passionate about social justice, specifically in the field of education. This led her to Juticalpa, Honduras where she taught English in 3rd grade for a year with the Olancho Aid Foundation, while also trying to learn to speak a little Spanish herself. After her time there, Ms. Sheehan moved back to Los Angeles and began teaching 4th grade at St. Bernard Catholic School in Eagle Rock with LMU’s PLACE Corps, Cohort 15. Through PLACE Corps, Ms. Sheehan earned her Master’s Degree in Reading Instruction and is evermore eager to bring the powerful gift of literacy to every scholar she has the opportunity to teach. Ms. Sheehan taught at St. Bernard for the past four years, leading the Speech Team and even starting a Theater Program. She is overjoyed to join the Equitas team as a 4th grade teacher this year, and Ms. Sheehan looks forward to taking part in providing the Equitas scholars with the skills and the love for learning they will need to always guide them in pursuit of higher education. In her spare time, Ms. Sheehan enjoys learning piano, eating plant-based as often as she can, and spending time with family and friends.