Giselle Sherry-Marsh

School Improvement Specialist

Giselle Sherry-Marsh is a school and district improvement specialist at WestEd. She assists leaders at the state, district, and school levels with applying the Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement framework to support continuous improvement efforts.

Sherry-Marsh has over 12 years of successful school turnaround experience within urban and suburban schools and districts. She was a successful school turnaround principal before transitioning to a district office role as the Director of School Improvement, Accountability, and Assessment for a southeast school district. In that role, she coached district and school teams on using data to facilitate school improvement efforts. Her strategic approach to turnaround helped 100 percent of the district’s low-performing schools improve their differentiated accountability status. While leading school turnaround for the district, Sherry-Marsh also worked to develop teacher leaders and supported principals navigating their approach to school culture.

Sherry-Marsh is a graduate of Florida State University where she earned both her BS in science education with a specialization in chemistry and her MS in educational leadership and policy studies.