As a leader in technology integration, she serves as catalyst to initiate the integration of technology into all curriculum areas throughout her school district, the state, & internationally. B.S. Early Childhood Education, M.Ed. Elementary Education, Educational Specialist School Administration/Supervision & a Ph.D. University of New Orleans in Educational Leadership & Administration. As an accomplished grant writer she regularly conducts institutes to fund innovative technology programs throughout the nation. A 41 year veteran educator, she has worked as a school principal, K-5 teacher, library/media specialist, classroom teacher, assistant professor at Lamar University, & as adjunct professor at McNeese State University & Louisiana Tech University.
She has been involved in diverse staff development programs throughout the nation involving restructuring schools through the infusion of technology and curriculum enhancements. She is a nationally recognized consultant/speaker. In 2010 she was appointed by the FCC to the USAC board representing the nation’s schools and libraries on ERATE matters. In May of 2009, ISTE awarded her the first Public Policy Advocate of the Year Award for work promoting educational technology. Sheryl served on ISTE Standards and Accreditation Committee & serves on numerous national, state, & district committees focusing on role of technology & curriculum integration in changing educational practice.