Shannon M. Vincent, Ph.D

Shannon M. Vincent, Ph.D

Shannon Vincent is currently the superintendent of the Moss Point School District in Moss Point, Mississippi. She is the former principal of the Pascagoula Opportunity Center, a former middle school principal, and a former teacher. She has also been an adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University and Mississippi State University. She has served as a regional representative, vice president, president, and state conference chair of the Mississippi Association for Middle Level Education (MAMLE).

Shannon has been invited to present at several state, regional, and national conferences. She regularly joins the consulting staff each summer at the Nuts and Bolts Symposiums in Destin, Florida. Her engaging presentations give practical help to educators on such topics as dealing with difficult-to-reach students, behavior interventions, and diversity issues. In earning her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, her dissertation topic was “African American Male Students at the Middle School Level and Disciplinary Related Infractions.” She continues to share her ongoing learning on this topic in presentations and discussions with educators.

Shannon’s interests include serving the community with her sorority, her church, and with other community organizations, for which she serves on executive boards. She enjoys traveling, reading, writing, and investing in real estate.