Meet Our Office Team

Dr. Jesse Watson

Position: Executive Director

Education: Ed.D. Organizational Leadership, M.S. Educational Leadership, M.I.T. Teaching, B.A., NBCT

Jesse has worked in education for 23 years as a teacher and an administrator. She has been the executive director at SHAPA since 2012. Jesse spends her time living off grid and homesteading on 67 acres. She enjoys gardening and traveling. Jesse has traveled to 16 countries.

Position:  Business Manager

Education:  BA

Position: School Counselor, Early College Coordinator, 504 Coordinator

Education: BS in Psychology and Honors, MA in School Counseling, Nationally Certified Counselor

Kale has a passion for reducing the barriers impacting students’ lives and actively advocates for the success of every student. He holds post-graduate specializations in Trauma & Crisis Management, Grief and Loss, Students with Special Needs, Anxiety and Stress Management, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and more. Kale lives in Sherwood, OR with his wife and two dogs. In his free time, he loves spending time with family, adventuring in nature, and reading, and he is always up for any game!

Position: Executive Assistant


Position: Janitor/ Handyman

I have many years of experience in the Janitorial business. I have been taught to clean almost any surface or fabrics. I am a proud Father of 4 Boys with a passion for skateboarding and to be a better person than I was yesterday 🙂

Position: Administrator, Director of Technology

Education: BS in Microbiology, MEd in Curriculum & Instruction, eLearning & Technology, Ph.D. in Education

Rebecca researched Educator Support of LGBTQ+ Students in Secondary School. She loves working with homeschool families, nontraditional learners, and equitable learning spaces. Rebecca loves to hike and bike with her husband and 3 children. 


Position: Registrar

Susan  joined SHAPA in 2018 as the Registrar and Attendance Secretary.  She previously spent 17 years in the dental insurance industry as a provider relations representative.  Susan places a high value on customer service and strives to assist families, students, and the teaching staff to ensure smooth transitions and clear communications.

Meet Our Teachers

Grades K-5

Elementary School

Grades 6-8

Middle School

Grades 9-12

High School