Sherry Denney

  • Lead Teacher - Middle School Language Arts

Dr. Sherry Denney is the Lead Teacher for the middle school language arts courses and the Mizzou Global Scholars program at Mizzou Academy. She has been in the field of education for over thirty years, the majority lived in St. Louis, Missouri (U.S.A.). She received her bachelor’s degree from Drury University (Springfield, Missouri), and her master’s from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Her doctorate is in Educational Leadership from Saint Louis University. On a personal level, she enjoys reading, walking, drawing, and spending time with family.

Dr. Denney believes that this is an exciting time of growth for Mizzou Academy, and she is inspired by the future direction of these dynamic programs. She is excited to bring the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations in focus for the courses that she leads. She hopes to embed activities within the curriculum to communicate and reinforce these goals and help ensure a better world for everyone. Dr. Denney loves the creativity and energy of her students. Her passions include the core middle school program as a whole and making connections with international partners through MGS.

Degrees and Certifications:

  • French (B.A), Art (B.A.), Education (B.A.)
  • Secondary School Counseling (M.Ed.)
  • Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)
  • Counselor (7-12), Principal (9-12), Superintendent (K-12)
  • School Psychological Examiner (K-12)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences (K-12)
  • French (K-12)
  • Language Arts (5-9)
  • Online Instructor (COI)
  • DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)

Areas of Expertise

  • Middle school education
  • Student support
  • Strategies for well-being
  • Team building