Sherry manages the SABES Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy, as well as the various other Adult Numeracy Center (http://adultnumeracy.terc.edu) projects at TERC. She has an M.A. in Applied Linguistics with a concentration in ESOL education from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and an Ed.M. in Curriculum & Teaching from Boston University. She has also been teaching adult ESOL students for 15 years at various community-based programs in Massachusetts, and currently teaches basic literacy at the Bridge Program at Harvard University.