Soror Shannon Ellison, M.Ed., is the Manager of Health and Development for the Collaboration for Early Childhood in Oak Park, Illinois, where she coordinates and develops programs, events, activities and resources, as well as support professionals working with young children and families. 

Soror Ellison is responsible for the community-wide development and expansion of the Collaboration’s Developmental Screening Project and Preschool Vision and Hearing Screening Program, in Oak Park and River Forest. She helps early childhood and Pediatric health providers to plan, implement and coordinate screening programs and connect families to appropriate follow-up support services. She also helps families to celebrate their children as they achieve developmental milestones. 

Soror Ellison became a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Nu Delta Chapter, in the spring of 1994. As an undergraduate on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she served as the chapter secretary during her first year of membership. She currently serves on the Membership committee and has also served as the Tau Xi Zeta Youth Affiliates Coordinator since 2018. 

Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Soror Ellison creates customized apparel and home décor as the owner of Heaven Cynt, LLC. She is also a caring, pet lover who enjoys her two Yorkie-Bichons and calico cat at home.