Queens Representative. Sheree Gibson, CMP, an education advocate with experience working with youth and in education policy – followed her father’s example by getting actively involved in her child’s schools from Day 1 of nursery school. Sheree took his legacy to the next level by stepping up to leadership roles in her child’s school, in her community districts, on the city level and statewide – advocating for the parent voice in education. With a view of parents as assets, a strong belief in parents’ ability to impact their children’s education and schools, Sheree works to empower parents and build their capacity through her various leadership roles.
Through her own consulting company, Sheree manages strategy, marketing and event design for a variety of clients. Her years of experience in marketing, strategic planning, meetings and events currently informs her service as a Title I Parent Leader through roles as Chair of the Louis Armstrong Middle School’s Title I Parent Advisory Council (PAC); Steering Committee Member of NYCDOE Citywide Title I PAC (CTI-PAC) and as a NYC Parent representative of the NYSED Title I Committee of Practitioners (Title I COPS). Sheree’s parent leadership experience includes Founding President of the PS 360Q Parent-Teacher Association, serving for 5 years; President of the District 29Q Presidents’ Council for 4 years; and Member and 2018-2019 Co-Chair of the Chancellor’s Parent Advisory Council (CPAC).
Sheree is proud to represent parents on citywide topic driven committees such as the Chancellor’s Regulation A-655 Workgroup (tasked with editing the regulation that governs School and District Leadership Teams) presently; and the DOE Comprehensive Education Plan (CEP) Workgroup since 2019. Previously served, but continues to advocate, on the Fair Student Funding Taskforce; and the Citywide and Community Education Councils (CCEC) Elections Taskforce.
Outside of education, Sheree’s other passions to participate in include politics, racial justice, writing, women’s rights, and anything to do with movies. Sheree is a certified meeting professional (CMP); an active member and leader in event and marketing associations; and a graduate from the State University of New York at Albany where she earned a BA in English. Sheree and her daughter are proud residents of her beloved borough Queens.