Shirley M.R. Minster, M.S. Ed., is a Master Degree certified teacher who holds credentials in education, educational guidance, and counseling. Shirley has been a proactive supporter of homeschooling and individualized learning programs. She has used her credentials to advocate for families and their right to choose the educational program and setting that works best for them and their children. Shirley’s expertise and ability to look into a child’s development and the dynamics of the family, has guided many homeschooling parents to achieve success. As founder of Home education and Family Services and Royal Academy Education, she has been a leader in the field for more than 25 years.