Teris Kim Schery, PhD, CCC-ASHA

Teris Schery

Title: Communication Disorders Educator
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Teris Schery, Communication Disorders Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in higher education.

As an undergraduate, Dr. Schery earned a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University in 1965. She continued her education, earning a Master of Arts in 1966, and started as a clinician and research assistant at the Institute for Childhood Aphasia, where she worked until 1970. She spent a decade as a program specialist for communication disorders at the Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools office, leaving in 1980 for an associate professor of communication disorders position at California State University, Los Angeles. In the same year, Dr. Schery earned a PhD from Claremont Graduate School. She continued to work as an educator, rising to the rank of full professor in 1984, and in 1993, she became a research professor at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College in the Office of Special Education, where she remained until 2008.

Since 1970, Dr. Schery has worked as a consultant in her field, and continues to this day. She has contributed various articles to professional journals, and chapters to books in her field. In addition, she has been a member of a variety of organizations throughout her career, including the American Educational Research Association, the Society for Research in Child Development, the Council for Exceptional Children, and the Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists. Dr. Schery also received a certificate of clinical competence from the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and is a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. As a testament to her success and expertise as an educator and researcher, Dr. Schery has been included in the second edition of Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America, the 21st edition of Who’s Who in the West, the first edition of Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and the third edition of Who’s Who Among Human Services Professionals.

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