Joy Shepherd began her career with Life School in 2006, teaching 2nd and 3rd grade at the Life School Red Oak campus. In 2010, she was selected to serve a combined role of assistant principal/counselor to help open the Life School Cedar Hill (LSCH) campus. Joy’s desire to learn and grow led her to become the principal at LSCH in 2012. In 2016, Joy returned to the Red Oak campus to serve as principal of the district’s largest elementary campus.
Joy earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from John Brown University in 1996 and her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Dallas Baptist University in 2010.
In her spare time, Joy enjoys spending time with her husband, Kerwyn, and two children, Madeline and Nathan. She enjoys traveling, playing games, and watching movies.