Shannon Tyra was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. Catholic education has always been an important part of Ms. Tyra's life. She attended Ascension Catholic School and Sacred Heart Academy. She earned her B.A in Early Childhood Education from the University of Kentucky and a Masters Degree in Education from Spalding University.
Ms. Tyra has 17 years teaching experience. She taught 4th grade at Holy Trinity School for 9 years. She began working at St. Patrick in 2012 and is currently teaching 3rd grade. She lives in Norton Commons with her daughter Sydney, her son, Cooper, and her dogs Emma and Stella. She enjoys shopping,traveling, and spending time with family and friends.