Degrees and Certifications:

National Board Certified Teacher of Exceptional Learners NBCT BS Elementary Education University of Pittsburgh BS Special Education University of Akron MA Elementary Education Pre-K to Grade 8 Regent University MS Instructional Leadership University of Alabama Ed.S Educational Leadership University of Alabama

Sherry Drake


Welcome to the 2021-2022 school year at Echols Middle School. I look forward to working with all my seventh grade students and their parents/guardians. 


I have been teaching for 29 years in various states due to my husband's military career.  I have taught everything from kindergarten to online college courses.  My favorite group is middle school.  I have degrees in Elementary Education (Pre-K to grade 8), Special Education, and Instructional Leadership.  Since I believe in constantly learning and growing as a professional, I can proudly say that I am a National Board Certified Teacher in the area of special education. 


I have a husband and two grown daughters.  Our house is currently filled with the many animals my daughters have left behind since moving away to college. So, there is still never a dull moment at the Drake house. 


To contact me, please email at or call 205-342-2884 or join my remind page.   My remind code is : enter number: 8100 and text @h98bc7. Please make sure to state your name and your child's name when you send your message.