Shannon Kontalonis

Center Administrator


  • B.S., James Madison University, 2007

Shannon serves as the Center Administrator for EdPolicyWorks, a joint collaboration between the Curry School of Education and Human Development and the Frank Batten School of Public Policy. In this role, Shannon oversees both day to day operations, as well as strategic processes related to finances, events, marketing, and human resources. Previously, she has held a variety of positions that include employer relations at UVA’s Career Center, event manager for an educational travel company, and 5 years in the classroom as a kindergarten teacher.

When not utilizing her vast organizational skills at work, Shannon is either spending time baking in her homebased commercial kitchen, finding new dogs to pet, attempting to cook, or planning events for her family and friends.