Sherry is a Partner at UPD and oversees the company’s strategy around Continuous Improvement for Teaching and Learning. She serves as project executive over several continuous improvement initiatives to support schools and districts throughout the state of Florida, in Charlotte Mecklenburg, North Carolina, and on the Big Island in Hawaii. She recently led a four-district initiative in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation around improving standards aligned instruction. Sherry has also led work around using data to improve education outcomes for the Stupski Foundation, the Rhode Island, Delaware, District of Columbia, Oklahoma, Florida, and Louisiana state departments of education, Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland, and the Paterson Public Schools in Paterson, New Jersey, Tulsa Public Schools in Oklahoma, Cleveland Public Schools in Ohio, and the Charleston County Schools in South Carolina.
Prior to joining UPD, she served as Director of Special Projects for the Chief Executive Officer of the Baltimore City Public School System, where she led the implementation of several management reform initiatives to improve performance and accountability.
Sherry holds a B.A. in American Studies and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Cornell University.