Shannon Owens

("Shan-uhn Oh-inz" | she/her/hers)

  • Student Accessibility Coordinator


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Shannon was born in Oberlin, raised in surrounding areas, and happy to be a part of this community once again. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Ashland University as an Intervention Specialist. She has worked with students with disabilities for the last seven years, servicing cross-categorical Moderate needs in a general education setting and Moderate/Intense needs in a K-12 setting. Shannon has 15+ years of experience in Operational Management; ensuring regulatory compliance, implementing policy, planning, and strategy. 

As a Student Accessibility Coordinator, Shannon provides direct support and advocacy to Oberlin College students for the determination of appropriate accommodations and services for students with disabilities.

SASS sessions, the differences between accommodation services in k-12 and college, and being a first generation student.