Meet Our People

We are a friendly group. Our humble leaders have been volunteering in their communities for many years, and they bring with them the ability to lead, to inspire and to care for the needy without condescension or hidden agendas.

 

With over 100 years of volunteer experience among them, our leaders provide Deaf Online University with the inspiration and direction to keep it going and growing.

Sharon R. Berry, Ph.D

Founder

 

Bio:  Dr. Berry has championed deaf people and their needs throughout her life.  She is a child of deaf parents and with this unique insight and passion has sought to mind the gaps others face both inside and outside the community. She founded Deaf Online University to increase access to education for those in the immediate and global communities. She loves meeting new faces and has a particular affinity for teaching both old and young.

Cherybe Thornton

Co-founder

 

Bio: Cherybe works engergetically in the deaf community to honor God and her deaf parents. She brings business savvy and varied personal experience to support everyone she meets. She is lead instructor for ASL courses and continuously participates in interpreting projects. Her warm, cheery manner sets a great example for us all as we take care of each other.

Sherry Berry

E-learning Specialist

 

Bio: Sherry has a heart for serving and loving others. She has studied technology and design specifically to further educational services for the deaf community. Deaf Online University, its goals and growth, are her career priorities.