Shay Shay, bilingual in English and Japanese, recently received her doctorate degree in education with a specialization in curriculum and instruction from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Her research was on English-Japanese dual language education. She received her Master in Education degree from Chaminade University in 2006. Shay has also completed her undergraduate degree at Keio University in Japan. She holds her Hawaii State Department of Education K-6 teacher’s license and currently teaches 3rd graders.
Shay enjoys exploring new restaurants, dancing, and taking pictures with her iPhone. She is also a black belt in karate and enjoys watching YouTube videos. Although most of her time is spent studying for her Japan licensure, she knows how to relax and have a good time with her friends playing Rock Band.