Sherrie Adams

ESOL Specialist
Smoke Rise Elementary School – DeKalb County School District

Sherrie Adams is a dedicated educator with more than 30 years of teaching experience at the elementary and middle school levels. She has been a teacher at Smoke Rise Elementary School for ten years, serving as an Early Intervention Program teacher and a fourth-grade English Language Arts teacher. In her current role as a 5th grade ESOL teacher and Teacher Support Specialist, she models instructional strategies for teachers across the curriculum. Mrs. Adams has a passion for teaching students to think critically as they apply classroom knowledge to real-world settings. Her enthusiasm for teaching is evident by the substantial academic growth of students who have matriculated through high school, college, and beyond. Mrs. Adams has been recognized as a four-time recipient of the Teacher of the Year award corresponding to each of the four schools which she has had an affiliation.