Shandar Thompson

South Side Teacher

Shandar brings athleticism and an artistic flair to our faculty, making her a great asset in our goal to nurture the whole child. She was hired in 2010 as a South Side teacher, where she taught for three years before into Multi-Age, then North Side and back to South Side again. Shandar earned her Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Miami University, where she also played basketball for four years. Shandar then did her student teaching at a Reggio-inspired school and served as Assistant Director at a preschool in Trenton, Ohio. She lives with her husband, Curt, her daughter Mckayah (an Overfield alumna), their son Gage, a current Overfield student, and their youngest daughter, Laylah.