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Thinking, Creating, Reflecting: Impacting the Future

Shelley Forss


- Bachelor's in Health Education, Illinois State University

Previous Experience

- Lead teacher at Tender Beginnings Learning Center (ages 2-5) from 1995-2000
- Teacher Assistant at Spectrum School, 2000-2001
- Preschool Co-Teacher at Spectrum School, 2007-2012
- Compass at Spectrum School, 2010-2018
- Preschool Co-Teacher at Spectrum School, 2018-present


I've worked with youth in a lot of different capacities, but a lot of them have been right here at Spectrum! I took a break from 2001-2007 to start a family. I'm married and have 2 children, who both attended Spectrum from Preschool - Middle School. I enjoy hiking, mountain biking, and gardening.

The Level I Teach

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Spectrum Progressive School
4848 Turner St
Rockford, Illinois 61107