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.

Mia Ong
Mia Ong

Project Leader III

Jaclyn Parks
Jaclyn Parks

Director of Brand Strategy & Communication

Scott Pattison
Scott Pattison

Research Scientist

Kelly Paulson
Kelly Paulson

Work Unit Manager/Project Director

Jonathan Peña
Jonathan Peña

IT Support Specialist

Gillian Puttick
Gillian Puttick

Senior Scientist

Ken Rafanan
Ken Rafanan

Senior Education Researcher

Rick Raiter
Rick Raiter

Senior Accountant

Smirla Ramos-Montañez
Smirla Ramos-Montañez

Family STEM Learning Researcher

Ada Ren
Ada Ren

Research & Development Specialist