2008 Literacy Champions

Sherry Alleman

Grant Writer/Sales Consultant, Benchmark Education Company

Title I Director, Retired, Milford Public Schools, Milford, MA

Sherry Alleman is a veteran literacy practitioner who devoted her energy and literacy efforts on behalf of students, teachers, parents and the community at large. Best known outside of Milford for her work with professional organizations at the local level with the Nobscot Reading Council and her statewide work with the Massachusetts Reading Association, she has been instrumental in rallying reading teachers and collaborating with them to keep moving forward. After her retirement from public education, Sherry accepted a position with Benchmark Education Company, a publisher of literacy-based materials. She now writes literacy grants for school districts and provides assistance to educators in selecting appropriate literacy materials for their students.