Shelby Emmer has an Associates degree in child development. She has been teaching preschool children for the past 4 years at Temple Isaiah in Los Angeles, California. In addition, she has developed and taught private summer and winter programs for preschool children. Prior to Temple Isaiah, she was a camp counselor for Rancho Park for the city of Los Angeles, and she was in charge of the preschool children there as well. She is also a mother of two.