Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Georgia
Darlington School: Private Boarding School in Rome, GA
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Heather Shores

History Teacher, Upper School

Heather Shores has taught Upper School history since 2022. She holds a B.A. in History and an M.A. in History from the University of West Georgia. Shores has 20 years of experience in the field of public history, 16 of those in teaching college-level courses. Most recently, she served as executive director of Chieftain’s Museum in Rome, program specialist and bookkeper for Georgia Career & Technical Instruction, and part-time history faculty member at Georgia Highlands College. She received Georgia Highlands’ “Thank a Teacher” Award in the spring of 2020 and the spring of 2021. Shores has also taught at Dalton State College and Kennesaw State University and worked as a coordinator at several museums and history centers.

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AP U.S. History
U.S. History
College Education
B.A. University of West Georgia
M.A. University of West Georgia

Episode 164: Class of 2024 Baccalaureate Address

May 30, 2024
In this special episode, listen to Heather Shores, Upper School history teacher, give her Baccalaureate address on May 17. Shores was selected by the senior class to serve as the Baccalaureate speaker. In her address, she gives the Class of 2024 six pieces of wisdom that she wishes she knew as a high school graduate. 

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Shores, Smith to speak at Commencement Weekend events

April 24, 2024
Commencement Weekend speakers will include Heather Shores, Upper School history teacher, at Baccalaureate and Gordon Smith ('71), incoming chairman of the Board of Trustees and retired executive director and chief operating officer of the United States Tennis Association, at Commencement. 

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Episode 144: Service Beyond Self in the Community

January 11, 2024
In this episode, Upper School history teacher Heather Shores talks with seniors Noelle Adams, Jennifer Hughes, Eva Mosley, Seidy Pichardo, Taylor Zhang, and sophomore Rayna Lee about Service Beyond Self, the community service program, and their involvement. 

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Episode 74: Getting to Know New Faculty

September 8, 2022
In this episode, Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs Stefan Eady talks with new faculty members Heather Shores, Upper School history; Caitlyn Terry, Pre-K to 8 music; and Kimi Pichardo, Upper School Spanish. They discuss their career backgrounds, what drew them to Darlington and what they've learned in their first month here. 

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