Shauna R. Morris

A detailed-oriented professional with excellent communication, interpersonal and creative thinking skills. I consider myself to be a knowledgeable instructor with extensive experience instructing various interior design courses. I enjoy student interaction and encourage classroom discussions that engage all students.


College — EAST Instructor -- August 1995 - Present
Weber State University–Davis Campus

  • Research academic trends and maintain awareness of changes in field of study.
  • Stay abreast of current topics related to the educational profession. (IDEC &NKBA)
  • Facilitate classroom discussions to promote critical thinking about instructional topics.
  • Develop lesson plans to guide student instruction.
  • Grade exams and homework assignments
  • Input grades and assignments, include comments into databases for student review. (Canvas)
  • Offer constructive feedback to students to increase exam scores and promote understanding.
  • Supervised students during field trips and study aboard experiences.
  • Improved student success by developing and distributing instructional materials and study guides.
  • Developed sybil and course schedules to communicate classroom expectations and learning objectives.
  • Develop courses that interact with industry. (NKBA & Kravet)
  • Develop courses that interact with actual clients. (Residential Spring 2022)
  • Responsible for instructing the following courses: Introduction to Interior Design, Space Planning, Sustainable Soft Materials, Residential, and NKBA Kitchen & Bath courses.


Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Interior Design/Professional Sales
May of 1994
Weber State University, Ogden, Utah

Additional Skills

  •  Critical Thinking
  • Verbal and Written Skills
  • Lesson Planning
  • Classroom Administration
  • Creative Questioning


  • Gwen Williams Award for Ghana involvement 2023
  • Hemingway Collaborative Award for Ghana 2021
  • NKBA Excellence in Education 2022
  • NKBA Excellence in Education 2017
  • Kravet Student Certificates for outstanding students in Sustainability II & Residential Spring 2022
  • Kitchen & Bath student received second place in the National contest Fall of 2021
  • Participation in CIDA Accreditation Fall of 2022

Professional Organizations

  • Assist with Chapter Officers who are affiliated with IIDA, ASID, and NKBA

Community Engagement

  • Catholic Community Services
  • Ghana Makes a Difference (faculty advisor)
  • Kenya Keyes (faculty advisor)
  • Scotland to Ireland (specialist)
  • Ogden Rodeo
  • Charitable Chair

Educational Opportunities thru Travel

  • Boston Fall of 2021–focus on New England culture.
  • Ghana Spring of 2022-commuity service based on 2021 WSU Charrette.
  • Sweden, Finland, Scotland, and Ireland Summer of 2022–overview of culture and historical building and interiors.
  • Kenya Spring of 2023–community service based on 2022WSU Charrette.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Cincinnati to Philadelphia Spring 2023–historical sites and interiors- cultural values.
  • Scotland and Ireland Summer of 2023–community service, geographical and cultural awareness.