Shannon McClain has partnered with Compass to offer homeschool evaluations through her business, Educational Advocacy & Support LLC. She has a BA from Colgate University and an MA in the teaching of writing and literature from George Mason. Shannon worked as an elementary school teacher in Virginia and as a teacher/consultant with the Northern Virginia Writing Project, offering in-service presentations to kindergarten through university teachers. In addition to working as a homeschool evaluator, Shannon serves as an advocate for families who need help navigating the public school system. Shannon lives in Herndon with her family which includes two teens that she homeschoolers and who are Compass students.