SDAVIS_2013Shay is Director of Operations at Veritas Prep in Malibu, California. She works in collaboration with the Academics Team to support the faculty team all over the world as well as manages all HR-related matters. Before Veritas, Shay worked at Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education & Psychology. She served as adjunct faculty teaching Intercultural Communication and Clinical Practicum to graduate candidates. She also acted as Vice President & Community Manager in Pepperdine’s Alumni Association.

Her research includes adolescent development, the college transition, and transformational leadership. Shay continues to explore links between educational theories and reflective writing. She received her Bachelor of Arts in English from California State University, Fresno and completed post-baccalaureate studies in Education at California State University, Channel Islands. She received her Master of Arts in Education (pedagogy emphasis) from Pepperdine University.