Faculty & Staff Directory


Jon Shannon

CIO/Executive Director of the Development Office


Jon Shannon joined the GSSM executive leadership team in 2006. With a career in higher and secondary residential education spanning more than 30 years, he brings depth and experience to the school’s information technology, marketing & communications, institutional research, and planning efforts.

Shannon’s work has received recognition from the National Association of Independent Schools, and he has presented at major conferences across the country on topics from technical administration to strategic planning. Community service is a passion, and he frequently serves on local and regional boards.

Starting in 2016, he served as co-chair for GSSM’s year-long strategic planning initiative.


  • MEd, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • BA, Political Science, Coker College

Courses Taught

  • Interim Beekeeping
  • Interim Equine Science and Horsemanship
  • Summer Science Program Robotics
  • GoSciTech Introduction to Programming with Minecraft

Clubs and Societies

  • Beekeeping Club Sponsor

Joined GSSM in 2006