B.A. in Journalism and a minor in African-African American Studies, Penn State University; M.S. in Elementary Education, St. John's University. Terrie was a reporter with the Stamford Advocate in Stamford, Connecticut and The Gazette Newspapers in Silver Spring, Maryland. Terrie was accepted to the New York City Teaching Fellows Program and has taught Middle School English Language Arts and Social Studies for six years in New York City and for the past year at a Charter School in Newark, New Jersey. In addition to her teaching schedule, Terrie created curriculums, conducted professional development workshops, and worked with various academic enrichment and improvement programs.