Prior to coming to EOS, Terri was the Student Ombudsman/Title IX Coordinator at Alabama State University, in Montgomery, Alabama. Served as the chief advocate for students in a confidential environment, supporting their successes as they navigate collegiate responsibilities in pursuit of their degrees. Previously, Terri directed intensive, targeted support to all 1300 students in the College of Health Professions at Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland she ensured a seamless transition of recruited students into the Nursing and Allied Health Programs.
Terri’s entire career has been based on advocacy and support of students of color. She believes all students can go to college and be successful if they are provided the tools they need in their toolbox. She loves her work at EOS because she believes school districts want to provide more access and equity for students of color and they are open using and maintaining the services EOS provides for long time success.
Returning to Seattle after 11 years, Terri is happy to be back with family and friends. She enjoys cooking, travel and continually working on her fitness journey.
Terri has Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Spelman College, a Masters of Education from the University of Central Oklahoma and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.