Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Dwayne Shepherd

Mr. Shepherd received his degree from Austin Peay State University with a major in Art and a minor in Psychology.  Mr. Shepherd moved to Florida in 1996 and joined the Osceola Middle School staff in 2003.  He is also a professional artist; he paints in all media and his favorite style is Impressionism.

Mr. Shepherd was nominated Teacher of the Year in 2006, 2008 and 2010 as a Finalist.

Mr. Shepherd won the Art Teacher of the Year for the State of Florida in 2015.

He has served as President of the Pinellas Art Education Association from 2006-2010.

Mr. Shepherd's philosophy is to nurture student's confidence creatively in Art by encouragement and to develop observation skills and technical skills to reach clear objectives in the creation of Art.

Mr. Shepherd teaches Art.