Library of Congress
Sherrie Galloway is an educator with over 30 years teaching experience, the last 18 years as a school library media specialist. Sherrie holds a master of arts in educational technology from the University of Northern 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 where her duties included assisting in the development of new online educational content, aligning content to national educational standards and presenting the Library of Congress’ vast educational resources to educators in international, national, regional and local venues.
Gail Petri, a retired School Library Media Specialist from the Rochester, New York area and 2000 American Memory Fellow, has worked as an education resource specialist for the Library of Congress since 2002.
Gail is involved with developing content for the Teachers Page and is part of the Educational Outreach team for the Library. The author of several books highlighting Library of Congress primary sources, Gail has developed and delivered educational workshops and presentations at state and national conferences.
Sara Suiter is currently serving as the 2010-2011 Library of Congress Teacher-in-Residence. She is working with the Education Outreach team to help teachers incorporate the Library’s digitized primary sources into high-quality instruction. Before coming to the Library, Sara taught third grade at a dual-language immersion public charter school in Washington, DC. Drawing on her teaching experience, Sara is working to develop innovative online educational content that will enable educators to more readily use primary sources in the elementary classroom.