Shanine Arnold

LWAS Site Director, Biddeford

Experience: Shanine Arnold is the Director of LearningWorks Afterschool in Biddeford. She has worked in the Biddeford School District for nearly 13 years. For the past three years, she has been the Computer Teacher at Biddeford Intermediate School and John F. Kennedy Kindergarten Center for grades K, 4 & 5. She is passionate about connecting families to their community and has volunteered for five years as a Family Fun Night Coordinator in the Biddeford School District. These events bring families together with their school for fun, hands-on academic, literacy and enrichment activities. She started working as a teacher in the LW Afterschool program three years ago and then transitioned to the On-Site Coordinator for the past two years. She attended The University of Maine in Orono to obtain a BA in Communications. She lives in Biddeford with her husband Gary. They have two inquisitive, beautiful children in college, Spencer, and Madison. Being a native of Maine, Shanine loves all things coastal - hiking and adventuring along Maine's rocky coast and enjoying its beautiful beaches. She loves to read, enjoys live music, and hanging out with her adorable dogs Lilah and Ginger. She is a Notary Public and has performed several weddings and is looking forward to performing her third wedding ceremony this October.
Favorite Ice Cream: Fly Fishing Fudge... I mean with m&m's, cookie dough AND fudge, what's not to love?!
Favorite Song: RESPECT, Aretha Frankin (Insert dancing in the kitchen here)