Sherenna Bates

Project Director, R&D Partnerships

Digital Promise Global – Center for Inclusive Innovation

Sherenna Bates is Project Director of R&D Partnerships at Digital Promise’s Center for Inclusive Innovation. She leads equity-centered and rapid-cycle projects, fostering meaningful co-design and collaboration with districts, edtech developers, and researchers to create impactful tools, services, and solutions that address the needs of historically and systematically excluded learners. Sherenna’s experience includes K12 education, student development, program design and implementation, adult learning and virtual and in-person facilitation development. Sherenna earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Central Missouri and a Master of Arts in Education.