Sherry worked in Hillsborough County Public Schools as a School Counselor for 11 years and for the last four years has served as a School Counselor Peer Evaluator. Sherry earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tennessee and her Master of Arts degree from the University of South Florida. She holds a Professional Educator’s Certificate in Guidance and Counseling. In addition to being a National Board Certified Teacher, Sherry is also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. In 1999, Sherry received both the Hillsborough County Public Schools Area IV Parent/Family Involvement Award and the Florida Department of Education Parent/Family Involvement Award. In 2005, Sherry was recognized as the Hillsborough Counseling Association Middle School Counselor of the Year and the Florida School Counselor Association Middle School Counselor of the Year.