Sherry Guice

Adjunct Faculty 

Sherry Guice holds a doctoral degree from the University of Georgia in Language Education and is currently a middle school Reading Specialist at Lisha Kill Middle School in the South Colonie School District located in Albany, New York. She began her career in Albany as a visiting assistant professor in the Reading Department and has conducted research under federal grants through the National Research Center on Literature Teaching and Learning. Her research interests lie in the area of children's literature and literature based reading programs. Her publications have appeared in the Journal of Reading Behavior, The New Advocate, and in the National Reading Conference Yearbook as well as book chapters and technical reports. She has served on various editorial review boards including The Reading Teacher, JLR, and the The National Reading Conference Yearbook. Dr. Guice is the former Director of Outreach for the National Research Center for English Learning and Achievement. Dr. Guice has experience teaching students in an urban public school as well as conducting research studies of literature-based instruction in high poverty schools. Dr. Guice is interested in children’s and young adult literature, improving teacher knowledge of literature, increasing student access to literature, and teaching literature using differentiated approaches and conducts staff development workshops and book study groups in these areas. She currently teaches courses in reading instruction and children's literature.

Dr Guice teaches the following courses:
ERDG 500: Introduction to Literacy Teaching and Learning, B-6
ERDG 504: Literature for Reading Programs
ERDG 616: Teaching Writing,  Grades 5-12