|Pictured: Sherry Harpole, Head Start/Early Head Start Director, Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council
The Northwest Tennessee Economic Development Council and the Tennessee Association of Community Action welcome Sherry Harpole, who has assumed the role of Head Start/Early Head Start Director at NWTEDC!
Sherry holds a Masters in Early Childhood Education from the University of Memphis. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN. Prior to assuming the role of HS/EHS Director, Sherry served as Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Early Childhood Education for Dyersburg State Community College in Dyersburg, TN. She worked more than 10 years with the Department of Human Services in the positions of Child Care Assessment Specialist, and later Regional Coordinator.
Sherry is the President of the West TN Association for the Education of Young Children and also serves on the governing board for the Tennessee Association for the Education of Young Children. She has membership with the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the Southern Early Childhood Association.
Married to Heath Harpole, Sherry and her husband have two children and reside in Jackson, TN.
TACA congratulates and welcomes Sherry!