Teresa Carter-Collins joined Meridian in August 2016 as a fourth grade teacher. Teresa is originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, and has a bachelors degree from Baker College and a masters degree from the University of Phoenix. She is certified in early childhood through fourth grade with an endorsement in gifted education. After teaching seven years in Georgia, she has been teaching for three years in a neighboring district in third and fourth grades. She believes that all children are uniquely gifted and capable of reaching their fullest potential. Teresa has completed Category 1 IB-PYP training.