Shelby Alexander

Lead Teacher

About me


Bachelor of Arts in English


3 rd year teaching at Hope Ranch Learning Academy

Teaching Philosophy

My teaching philosophy is that all children are deserving of an educational plan that is differentiated based on the individual needs of each student. Each child has separate talents and gifts, which motivates me to tailor my curriculum towards letting each child reach their full potential. I believe it’s important to celebrate each child as unique individuals and embrace their differences.

Why I Love Teaching At HOPE Youth Ranch?

I love teaching at Hope Ranch Learning Academy because we are part of a wonderful, caring, Christian community of educators who put students first. It’s a truly special thing to help and watch a child develop over the course of the school year. The administration makes sure to provide teachers with ongoing training and support. Hope Ranch has truly been a blessing for my daughter, who loves her teachers and looks forward to coming to school each day.


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