School Leader, KIPP SHINE Prep
Deborah Shifrine is the School Leader for KIPP SHINE Prep, an early childhood and elementary school serving grades Pre-Kindergarten 3 through 4th grade in Southwest Houston. Deb is a member of SHINE’s founding team and has been at SHINE since the school opened in 2004. In her years prior to becoming the School Leader, she served as a Pre-Kindergarten 4 Teaching Fellow and Teacher, Kindergarten Teacher, Grade Level Chair and the Dean of Early Childhood. Prior to joining KIPP, Deb worked for AmeriCorps in Tampa and Providence. Deb earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Goucher College and a Masters in Educational Leadership from National-Louis University.
- Deb is obsessed with children’s books and always looking for the next best one!
- Deb joined the SHINE team when SHINE was just an idea on paper and knew then it had incredible potential!
- Deb secretly wants to be a card designer for Papyrus or Paper Source.