Teri Thompson - Chief Program Officer
I have spent the last 33 years involved with public education in Alabama, then retired from the classroom and began working with A+ College Ready. My classroom experience includes teaching high school English, grades 9-12 and AP literature and Composition in diverse educational settings from urban to rural to magnet.
I graduated from Bradley Central High School in Cleveland, TN, in 1979, and then attended The University of Alabama and The University of Alabama at Birmingham. I began teaching in 1984.
In 2010, I became a certified Laying the Foundation trainer and have presented at summer trainings across the state as well as presenting at Advanced Placement (AP) Literature Saturday Study Sessions in Alabama, Tennessee, and Georgia.
I joined the staff of A+ College Ready in 2014 as the manager for Partner Schools. I am currently the Chief Program Officer for the organization.
I am a member of the 2017 class of Leadership Elmore County, the 2014 Wetumpka High School Teacher of the Year, the 2013-14 Building Leadership Team chairperson, and a member of ADK (Alpha Delta Kappa), an education sorority. My husband, David, and I have one child and live in Wetumpka, AL.