Dr. Sharla Berry, California Lutheran University
Sharla Berry, Ph.D., assistant professor of education leadership in the Graduate School of Education at California Lutheran University, is an educator and expert on teaching and learning with technology in K-20 environments. Prior to becoming a professor, Berry taught elementary and middle school in Los Angeles where she focused on preparing underrepresented students for college. Berry is also the author of Degree for Free: How to Save Time and Money on Your College Education, a culturally relevant guide to college access for first-generation students of color. Her research focuses on technology and college access, and tech equity in K-20 environments, and has been featured in many academic journals, including Online Learning, the Journal of Computing in Higher Education and the International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, as well as at academic conferences. Berry is also an evaluator and a past fellow with the American Evaluation Association (AEA). She received her doctorate in urban education policy from the University of Southern California and her master’s in elementary education from Loyola Marymount University.
Sessions:Horizon Chat 1: Reforming Systemic Inequity Moving Toward Techquity: Meeting the Needs of All Students