Terry Lee Marzell has been an educator in Corona, California, since 1981, working at both the high school and the junior high school levels. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from California State University, Fullerton, and a master’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from California State University, San Bernardino. In addition, she successfully completed the program for the Inland Area Writing Project. To develop her artistic side, Terry has fulfilled the requirements for Level 1 coursework in interior design at Mount San Antonio Junior College in Walnut, California.
A veteran educator, Terry has taught English, developmental reading, advanced reading, drama, journalism, library science, geography, and interior design. She has also served as her school’s cheerleading advisor for four years, the drama coach for two years, and the school’s newspaper advisor for five years. Throughout her long career, she has worked with English-language learners and students in honors courses, and she has been a mentor for both International Baccalaureate candidates and special education students. She has also mentored several college-level student teachers. Furthermore, Terry has seven years of experience as a home-stay coordinator, English-language instructor, and tour escort for students from abroad.
In October, 2015, Terry earned her credential in library science at California State University, Long Beach. The credential program included numerous courses in Educational Technology. She is currently serving her school as a district librarian.