Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach is a 20-year educator who has been a classroom teacher, technology coach, charter school principal, district administrator, university instructor and digital learning consultant. She is owner and founder of 21st Century Collaborative, LLC, a digital learning consulting business. Through the Powerful Learning Practice Network, which she cofounded with Will Richardson, Sheryl works with schools and districts across the US, Canada, Norway, New Zealand and Australia to help them re-envision their learning cultures and communities.
Sheryl is a sought-after presenter at national and international events, speaking on 21st century reform, teacher and educational leadership, community building, and educational issues impacting marginalised populations such as the homeless. She also serves on the New Media Consortium’s 2011 Horizon K12 Advisory Board.
Sheryl earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in early childhood education from Valdosta State University. She is pursuing a doctorate in educational planning, policy and leadership at the College of William & Mary.