Meet the Principal

Principal Shannon Rodgers


Principal Shannon Rodgers has dedicated her career to fostering inclusive and dynamic learning environments.

Mrs. Rodgers received undergraduate degrees in Elementary Education and Mild Interventions at the University of Saint Francis. While at USF, she was a student-athlete playing basketball and learning invaluable leaderships skills on the court. She then went on to earn a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Kentucky University.  

Her journey in education began as a special education teacher at Northwestern Elementary in Maple, Wisconsin, where she developed a deep understanding of the diverse needs of students. Before becoming the principal at Harrison Hill, Rodgers was a 1st grade teacher, middle school teacher, and an assistant principal. She was also the principal at Shambaugh Elementary School for four years.

Since joining the Fort Wayne Community Schools in 2010, Mrs. Rodgers has worked to ensure all students are educated to high standards. She believes in the power of education to transform lives. Her approach is centered around creating an environment where every student feels valued and empowered to achieve their fullest potential. 

Outside of the office, Principal Rodgers loves spending time with her family. Married to Joe, they are proud parents to Josh, 17, and Maddy, 16. She is a dedicated spectator at her children's sporting events, continuing her lifelong love for sports. For fun, Rodgers enjoys activities like running, reading, cooking, and most importantly, spending quality time with her family.

Mrs. Rodgers continues to advocate for educational environments that are diverse, inclusive, and conducive to learning for all students.