Ms. Shay graduated from Boston University in 2019, with a BA in Psychology and a minor in Biology. During college, she coached junior tennis at a local tennis club for one year. After graduating, she moved back to Seattle and started working as an EMT for two years. Most recently, Ms. Shay worked as a Pediatric Mental Health Specialist in an inpatient psychiatric unit at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Ms. Shay joined the Exploring Minds Montessori team in 2022. She hopes to pursue further education in child development in the next few years.