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Shannon Sevier

Graduate Law Program Coordinator


  • J.D., St. Mary’s University, 2007
  • M.A.T., College of Charleston, 2001
  • B.A., Washington State University, 1997
  • B.A., University of Puget Sound, 1994

License to Practice

  • Texas


Sevier coordinates the activities of the Master of Jurisprudence program and the Master of Laws programs to include recruitment, admissions, orientation, registration and student life. Before coming to St. Mary’s University, Sevier managed counseling and transition services at four Army garrisons overseas, worked in enrollment management services at Trinity University and the College of Charleston, and taught at the University of Maryland, University College.

Sevier is the vice president for advocacy for the National PTA, where she leads advocacy efforts for National PTA positions at federal, state and local levels. She also travels nationwide to conduct advocacy training and panel discussions on the topics of grassroots capacity building, education policy, education funding, federal nutrition guidelines, student data privacy, special needs early intervention and services, juvenile justice reform, and restorative justice. She has served on the national board of directors for two terms, as the European PTA president, as well as the vice president for legislation.

Honors and Awards

National PTA Award 2010
European PTA Award 2011
Pro Bono Award 2007

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