Teresea  A. Mathis, Ed.S in School Psychology and Counseling, Licensed Masters Social Worker, is an educational consultant and co-author of books on topics such as preventing bullying and school violence, resistance techniques, coping with fears and phobias, and learning strategies. 

 

Teresea has over twenty years of working with students in public school settings, working with the State Department of Education as an instructor for summer institutes for counselors and character academies for teachers as well as serving as a consultant and an adjunct professor on topics such as character development, brain research and processing, differences between male and female learning, multiple intelligences and learning styles, personality traits, social and emotional learning, using differentiated instruction as a tool for promoting successful learning, educational procedures, mediation/conflict management, respect in the work place, curriculum design, effective instructional practice, and relationship driven instruction.  Mrs. Mathis served as a lecturer and consultant to agencies, school systems, hospitals, and parent groups.  She has served as a peer reviewer for the South Carolina

State Department of Education, action team leader for Richland District One Strategic Planning, program model writing team member for the South Carolina Comprehensive Developmental Guidance and Counseling Model, sub-chair for Lexington School District One Comprehensive Health District Committee,  midlands regional chair for the South Carolina School Counselors Association; advisory board member for EdVenture  Children’s Museum; and a volunteer for Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic.

 

 Mrs. Mathis’ honors and awards include Teacher of the Year and South Carolina School Counselor of the Year.

 

 

Teresea is married to JT Mathis. They have two sons, Drew is a junior at the Honors College at USC and Reese is an eighth grader. Teresea resides in Columbia.