Independent Education Consultant
Sharon Metzger-Galloway is an educator with over three-decades of experience, including 18 years as a school library media specialist and 9 years with the Library of Congress in Washington DC. Sherrie holds a BS in Education from Miami University (OH) and a MA in Educational Technology from the University of Northern Colorado.
Sherrie began teaching in 1977 and retired as a teacher librarian in 2007 from Mesa County Valley Schools in Grand Junction, Colorado. Her school library program was recognized as a model for Colorado, receiving the Exemplary Library Media Program Award in 2005. She was selected as the Teacher-in-Residence with the Library of Congress from 2005-2008. Her duties with the Educational Outreach team of the Library’s Office of Strategic Initiatives included developing new online educational content, aligning content to national educational standards, designing and delivering teacher professional development programs and presenting the Library of Congress’ vast resources to educators at conferences and workshops at international, national, regional and local venues. From 2008-2014, she continued working with the Library of Congress as a contractor where she was coordinator and lead facilitator for their Summer Teacher Institutes.
Sherrie has published articles in The Geography Teacher and The Library of Congress Information Bulletin magazines and was a member of the writing team for the 2014 book Interacting with History: Teaching with Primary Sources published by the American Library Association.