William AllenHigh School

Principal's Biography

Shannon M. Mayfield , Principal of William Allen High School



  • Adjunct Professor at McCann School of Business and Technology, 2016-2018 
  • Title I Dean of Students at Old Redford Preparatory Academy High School (Detroit, MI), 2015-2016
  • Turnaround Principal at Overbrook High School (Philadelphia, PA), 2013-2015
  • Principal at William Allen High School, 2012-2013
  • School Administrator and Central Office Experience from 2001 – 2012 (GA, MI, and PA)
  • Federal Air Marshal at US Department of Transportation (FAA)
  • State Trooper 1st Class at Georgia Department of Public Safety


  • Gwynedd Mercy University, East Norriton PA.
    Doctor of Philosophy- Educational Leadership, expected 2021
  • University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI
    Master of Arts Degree – Educational Administration, Curriculum and Instruction
  • University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI
    Bachelor of Arts Degree - Mathematics