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CEF names new director of development

Recently, the Collierville Education Foundation named Dr. Sherry Phillips-Redden its new director of development.


Prior to working with CEF, Sherry worked in the Shelby County School system for over 39 years as a teacher, administrator and principal. This experience includes a combined 31 years as principal for both Collierville Middle and Schilling Farms Middle schools.


Sherry has also served in leadership roles for several distinguished educational organizations. She has been a board member and state representative for the National Association of Elementary School Principals; president and board member for the Tennessee Association of Elementary School Principals; and executive director of the West Tennessee Association of Elementary School Principals.


A lifelong advocate for better education, Sherry is a leading voice in several state and national initiatives for educational refor