Mr. Sheckell is a graduate of Birmingham Public Schools. He attended Midvale Elementary School, Covington Middle School, and Seaholm High School.

After earning his Masters in Education for Arizona State University, Mr. Sheckell taught in Phoenix and Scottsdale for 3 years.

He has taught 4th and 5th grade at Harlan (2002-2003) and Quarton (2003-present).

Mrs. Sheckell is a High School Psychology teacher. Tatum and Gabby are their two daughters.