Teresa Goodin is the gifted resource teacher at Henley Middle School in Albemarle County, Virginia. She has been working in gifted education for seven years and previously taught high school social studies, comparative religion, and AP U.S. history. As a gifted resource teacher, she works with all subjects and all grades to ensure Henley’s gifted and advanced population is receiving appropriately challenging instruction and extra curricular activities.
In addition to her work at Henley, Teresa has developed curriculum for historical sites such as Monticello and has presented at conferences and professional development workshops across the county. Her research and instructional interests include American history, problem-based learning, authentic curriculum, and inquiry based history. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, she currently resides in Crozet, Virginia with her husband Logan and dogs Fry and Hermes.