Sherry Waugh, M.S.

CFRC Director

Contact Information


  • M.S., University of Nevada, Reno
  • B.S., University of Nevada, Reno


Sherry Waugh, M.S., is the director of the Child & Family Research Center, an NAEYC accredited, campus-based early childhood education program at the University of Nevada, Reno.  In this role she supervises a staff of 150 professional, classified, and student staff members, ensures the quality of an accredited program, and administers an annual budget of over $3,500,000.   Ms. Waugh provides leadership in the early childhood community and builds linkages with community organizations. She has taught classes at TMCC and UNR and has also served as the President of the National Coalition for Campus Child Care Centers, the Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children, and the Nevada Head Start Association.