Shelley Adriance joined the Village School team in the fall of 2017. Prior to working at the Village School, Ms. Adriance served as an experiential educator and mentor within a variety of student-support programs. She began her career with programs serving “at-risk” youth for five years, and then shifted to serving as a mentor to college students supporting their success and leadership development for more than 20 years. Ms. Adriance has a master’s degree in College Student Development and Counseling, a B.A. in Psychology and certifications in outdoor leadership, low-ropes course facilitation, wilderness first response and multicultural conflict resolution. Ms. Adriance has three young children attending the Village School. You will often find her out on the playground on sunny days after school. They are an active bunch.
Children are at the heart of all we do. We nurture a child's curiosity, ignite enthusiasm for exploring, develop tools for inquiry, for invention, for achievement. We welcome families into a community-wide collaboration to help our children grow into their best selves - responsible citizens and stewards of the greater world, makers of the future.