Terri leads our efforts to improve Great Lakes education in the region. From her office at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, she works with teachers and IISG specialists to design classroom materials, curriculum, and websites. In addition, she conducts educator workshops and collaborates on undergraduate service-learning courses at the University of Illinois.
Terri oversees several state and regional collaborative education projects. This includes the Center for Great Lakes Literacy, which develops regionally-consistent curriculum, awards teacher scholarships, and provides shipboard teacher training.
Since she joined IISG in 2004, Terri has received several awards, including an Extension Award of Excellence in 2008. She holds B.S. in elementary education from Southern Illinois University.
University of Illinois
390 National Soybean Research Center
1101 W. Peabody Drive
Urbana, IL 61801