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With over 20 years experience in education, Stephen has poised himself to be a leader in the work for a paradigm shift in education. His credentials include:

  • Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership

  • District Administrator for Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS)

  • Licensed K-12 Principal, MN

  • Licensed Classroom Teacher, MN

  • Restorative Practice Trainer

  • Certified in Psychological First Aid

  • Certified Trainer in Restorative Practices

  • Certified Trauma Informed Intensive Care

  • Trained in Neural Integration as a Pathway to Resilience

  • Trained in Post Traumatic Growth Strategies

  • Trained in Somatic Experience Treatment

  • Somatic Sensory Practices Certification


An educational leader, consultant, motivational speaker, coach and lifelong educator, Stephen Shepherd has worked with multiple organizations on school design, curriculum and instructional models. He is actively engaged in the legislative process including policy development, lobbying as well as participation in legislative hearings.


Educational Specialist, Educational Leadership and Administration, General, Minnesota State University, Mankato

Master of Arts, Educational Leadership, Concordia University, St. Paul

Bachelor of Applied Science, Legal Criminology and Deviance/Youth Studies, University of Minnesota–Twin Cities

Trainings and Certifications, PESI, Inc., Behavioral Health Continuing Education

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