Shannon McCarty is the Vice President of Teaching and Learning at National University. She oversees the online operations and adjunct support services in her current role. Shannon has been in education for over 25 years. A personal initiative and passion for Shannon is instructor immediacy to promote student success. She enjoys teaching and supporting adult students as they realize their life long dreams. She brings enthusiasm to the learning experience. She holds a BA in Biology from the University of Arizona, an MA in Educational Leadership from Arizona State University, and a Ph.D. in Professional Studies from Capella University.