College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

Sheryl E. Fahey
M.A., George Washington University

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Phone: (703) 993-4496
Fax: (703) 993-4497
Email: sfahey (

George Mason University
Science and Technology Campus
Katherine G. Johnson Hall 210B
10890 George Mason Circle
MS 7A1
Manassas, VA 20110


Sheryl Fahey is Region 4 T/TAC Early Childhood Coordinator and represents the T/TAC at GMU on the Early Childhood Priority Project. Sheryl's area of expertise and interest is in building inclusive options for preschoolers. Sheryl retired from Fairfax County Public Schools in 2006 where she served as administrator for the Preschool Child Find/Resource Program in addition to having been an administrator for the preschool class-based program. Prior to that, she was an educational diagnostician/speech/language clinician on a special education preschool diagnostic evaluation team, assessing children two through five years of age. Sheryl received her B.S. from Syracuse University and her M.A. from George Washington University. Additionally, she has taken post-graduate course work at the University of Virginia, majoring in speech pathology with an emphasis in early childhood special education. She has Virginia state endorsements in Administration/Elementary Principal, Preschool Special Education and Speech/Language Disorders.

Research Interests
  • Addressing challenging behaviors in preschool populations
  • Inclusive placement options for preschoolers
  • Quality early childhood practices