Sheryl is an Associate Consultant and former Senior Fellow with MSC. She has worked in educational and organizational improvement for the past 17 years. She has been a change management consultant, high school teacher, mentor, and advisor to nonprofits, schools, districts, universities, and foundations. She has also been an executive director, program manager, and framework, tool, and curriculum developer.
She was most recently Executive Director of California Tomorrow, a research, advocacy, and training non-profit specializing in strategies that fostered equity and inclusion across the pre-Kindergarten-to-community college (pre K-14) spectrum. She has co-designed and facilitated trainings and planning processes with consultants and hundreds of practitioners around the country.
Sheryl’s current work focuses on reducing fragmentation in the education field and promoting a cohesive approach to democratic education and seeks to align the efforts of equity-minded practitioners, technical assistance providers, organizers, leadership development entities, policy advocates, researchers, educator preparation institutions and universities, curriculum developers, funders and social justice media toward synchronized equity-driven approaches. This work is based on The New Frontier: An Integrated Framework for Equity & Transformative Improvement in Education.
She holds a B.A. in Mathematics, an M.A. in Systematic & Philosophical Theology, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership & Change. Her passions include equity-driven change process facilitation, strategic visioning and analysis, coaching, and cultivating resources for everyone to unleash our most vibrant, creative selves and improve our collective life.