About Shane Bybee
Teaching Experience & Accomplishments:
- With 28 years of teaching experience, I’ve engaged with a diverse set of students, ranging from 7th grade English to AP Language and Composition.
- Throughout my teaching journey, my students consistently outperformed campus averages on standardized tests.
- My expertise extends to writing curriculums, presenting at state conventions, and developing professional training sessions for educators.
Personal Journey to Bybee College Prep:
- After the birth of my first child, I faced the challenge of balancing my teaching career with being there for my family. The birth of my second child further emphasized this need for change.
- I founded Bybee College Prep during my quest for a master’s degree in Educational Leadership.
- My research, initially intended to aid schools in fostering National Merit achievements, evolved into a tutorial service. This initiative has since enabled dozens of students to attain National Merit Semifinalist recognition.
Certifications & Skills:
- I hold certifications for Gifted and Talented programs and have pursued courses for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate.
- My insights into standardized testing derive from my experience on test item review committees and creating content for major test preparation firms.
Beyond the Classroom:
- I have an extensive 18-year history in coaching soccer, boasting achievements like state tournament participation and securing gold and bronze medals.
- My leadership skills were further honed as the president of the Texas high school soccer coaches’ association (TASCO).
- I served with distinction in the U.S. Army Reserve, concluding my service as a 1st Lieutenant.
- Beyond education and coaching, I’ve penned articles for The Dallas Morning News, offering insights into our ever-evolving education system.