We are TERC.

Meet the forward-thinking people of TERC. We are home to nationally recognized leaders in education research and curriculum development, pursuing our mission under the insightful guidance of our Board of Directors. Our team members hold advanced degrees and include talented content experts, dedicated researchers, and enthusiastic mentors. We are comprised of people from diverse backgrounds who are passionate advocates for students, driven by a strong sense of social justice. Together we are inspiring the next generation of STEM experts and giving them the tools they need to succeed in the field.

From coast to coast, TERC staff are located across the United States and Canada.
Where TERC staff are located
Teon Edwards
Teon Edwards

Senior Leader, Co-Founder of EdGE

Joni Falk
Joni Falk

Center Leader (Center for School Reform)

Peter Farrow
Peter Farrow

Senior Software Engineer

Angela Murphy Gardiner
Angela Murphy Gardiner

Senior Researcher

Santiago Gasca
Santiago Gasca

Researcher

Ben Gosbee
Ben Gosbee

Staff Accountant

Jim Hammerman
Jim Hammerman

Co-Director of SEEC and Senior Researcher

Fardus Hersi
Fardus Hersi

Accounts Payable Specialist

Traci Higgins
Traci Higgins

Senior Research and Development Associate

Sarah Hill
Sarah Hill

Project Manager