Mr. Shaver is a seventh grade English teacher at the Ballston Spa Middle School where he is also the producer and director of their drama club, Launching Pad Productions. Mr. Shaver worked at a day camp for two years during college and then spent another eight summers in Wisconsin as a counselor at Camp Timberlane for Boys. His love of camping and theatre drove him to create his own production company that would allow both worlds to collide, establishing the Summer Stars and Carpe Diem Kids programs. Mr. Shaver recently produced and directed Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka with Launching Pad Productions. This winter, Mr. Shaver will be directing and producing Shrek the Musical with Launching Pad Productions.