Sherry Barnard, MSN, RN, EdD
Sherry Barnard has over 20 years of nursing experience working with patients and students in a variety of medical and surgical settings. Sherry has taught students in classroom and clinical settings since 2003 when she began working with nursing students as a part-time clinical instructor and has held teaching positions since 2008. This is her third year full-time at Vermont Tech but has worked in a clinical capacity at VTC for many semesters since 2003. During her early nursing career she worked at Gifford Medical Center and Mary Hitchcock Medical Center in the clinics and medical surgical areas. This is where she realized that she enjoyed mentoring new nurses and students and made a decision to pursue education as a career.
Sherry received her PN from Thompson School of Practical Nursing, ADN from Norwich University, BSN from Sacred Heart University, Masters in Nursing Education, MSN from Walden University. Currently she is completing her EdD through Southern New Hampshire University. She has had certification in Diabetes Education and has had her EMT.
Sherry belongs to several organizations, American Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau, Mu Delta Chapter (Nursing Honor Society), Vermont Nursing Association, Vermont Organization of Nurse Leaders, , and National Association of Professional Women.
When not teaching or learning, Sherry enjoys her family, hiking, boating, golfing, traveling, knitting and reading.