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Hello There! I'm Shannon Pittman-Price.

Instructional Designer | E-Learning Developer | Educator

I am an Instructional Designer who uses learning theory and the power of storytelling to create purposeful and engaging learning experiences. The learning experiences I craft help learners and business stakeholders achieve the desired learning outcomes.


Work Experience

Instructional Designer, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Perform training needs analysis, partner and collaborate with internal SMEs to design and develop training through a variety of methods, such as instructor-led training, virtual training, and self-paced learning.

June 2021-December 2023

Jr. Learning Solutions Designer, ICF

Designed, developed, and documented instructor-led, paper-based, and responsive technology-delivered curricula and performance support solutions.

November 2020-June 2021

Instructional Developer, GDIT

July 2019-November 2020

Designed and developed instructional approaches and interactive courseware to meet training requirements, designed and developed appropriate training objectives, designed and developed computer-based training and web-based training,  developed storyboards, design instructionally sound lessons in a variety of media, and supported technical writing requirements and quality reviews.

Instructional Designer, Hampton University

March 2018-July 2019

Coordinated the development of instructional materials that are functional, informative, and consistent with sound instructional design principles, including alignment of educational objectives with content, activities, and assessments,  plan, developed and delivered curriculum content, and media products for use in online courses, collaborated with teams of writers and SMEs, and managed project timelines.

Instructional Design Intern, Old Dominion University

Analyzing tasks and developing learning objectives at course and module levels, assisting with course development projects, and planning and establishing quality assurance of courses.

December 2017-May 2018

Teacher, Hampton City Schools

August 2017-February 2018

Developed lesson plans in collaboration with the sixth grade English teachers and literacy specialist, measured student achievement of objectives through weekly assessments, revised lesson plans in responses to assessment of student learning, created and adapted instructional materials to meet varied needs of students, and incorporated technology where needed to engage students in instruction.

English Teacher, Newport News Public Schools

May 2012-June 2017

Created and managed systems for tracking large amounts of data on student growth, facilitated large and small group discussions, estimated and executed timed presentations, developed and executed engaging educational materials, evaluated content to inform development of learning context, researched and gathered data on content, created educational activities for maximum learning outcomes, facilitated understanding of complex and basic concepts one on one, small group, or as a large group, assessed for understanding, remediated for mastery of content, and developed and managed the school’s social media pages.

Online Associate Producer, Daily Press

Daily production of the website, newsletter production, video production, shot video, edited video, updated events, packaged and managed all Features and Entertainment online content.

December 2007-August 2010

Black Notebook

Educational Experience

 Old Dominion University Norfolk, VA

Teacher Licensure, English 6-12
M.ED. Instructional Design & Technology

2010-2011; 2017-2019

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

Graduate Certificate,


Syracuse University Syracuse, NY

M.S. New Media


North Carolina A&T State University Greensboro, NC

B.S. Journalism and Mass Communications


Get in Touch

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