North Carolina


NORTH CAROLINA


Information

Name

 Sherry Thomas

Title

 State Director, Exceptional Children Division

Year Started as State Director

 2019

Email

sherry.thomas@dpi.nc.gov

Website

 ec.ncpublicschools.gov

 

 

Sherry Thomas

BIO: 

 

Sherry Thomas began her job as State Director, Exceptional Children Division in North Carolina in 2019. Prior to becoming the State Director, Exceptional Children Division in NC, Sherry served as Assistant State Director for six years and has worked at the SEA for thirteen years as a supervisor and Consultant for Learning Disabilities. She also served in a local district as a special education teacher, Diagnostician, and Program Specialist for over twenty years.



Sherry believes the best part about leading special education in NC is building internal leadership capacity and strengthening staff's skills to provide exceptional service to students, parents, teachers, and administrators.