Ms. Shawn Hanley

Social Studies Department


  • M.A. in Educational Leadership and Administration from Chapman University
  • M.A. in History from University of San Diego
  • B.A. in Political Science from University of San Diego
  • Clear Single Subject Credential


Shawn has been teaching at OLP since 2001. She appreciates the all-girls environment and believes it is very empowering for girls, especially at the high school level. Shawn is married with two daughters, and travels to Ireland to visit her mum and husband’s family every two years. In her spare time, Shawn enjoys reading mystery novels, traveling, going to the beach and staying active.

Currently Teaching:

  • AP Psychology
  • Psychology
  • Government
  • Economics

Co-Curricular Activities:

  • Co-Moderator of Mock Trial