Posted August 9, 2016
Terry Petersen is an Educational Services Consultant for CORE. Terry earned a BS at the University of Southern California, MS degrees in curriculum development and educational leadership at the California State University, Fullerton, and an Ed.D. from the University of Southern California with her research focused on teacher education in a multi-cultural society with an emphasis in early literacy. Terry holds a California Standard Teaching Credential, K-9 Diversified, and a California Administrative Services Credential.
She is a veteran educator with over forty years of experience in the public school setting. Terry was an elementary classroom teacher, a program specialist in services for English learners, a K-12 coordinator of English Language Arts, an elementary school principal and a director of educational services in a large district in Southern California. With experience in professional and curriculum development, literacy instruction, and executive coaching for school leaders, Terry currently enjoys working with others within the educational arena to advocate for rigorous instruction that leads to better teaching and learning.