Teri Cooper Brown

108 Cottage Oaks Lane Woodstock, GA 30189 USA
Website: http://www.mediabistro.com/Tericooperbrown

Professional Experience

Teri Cooper Brown is a full-time freelance writer and former gifted education teacher. She writes education, parenting, travel, and children's nonfiction. Her work has appeared in major markets including The Washington Post, Disney's Family Fun, Disney Family. com, Atlanta Style & Design, and Baby Talk. She was a contributing author for Duke University's Gifted Parent Letter, a journal for parents and teachers of gifted children. Teri is co-author of Play, Think, and Grow (Abingdon Press) and developed children's curriculum for Abingdon Press. As a gifted education resource teacher for six schools in Loudoun County, VA, Mrs. Brown created and demonstrated over 400 lessons & independent study programs to help teachers extend and enrich curriculum for bright students. Teri also revised and updated travel guides on Georgia and Atlanta for Northstar Travel Media.


24 Years
Book Author
6 Years
Other, Specify
30 Years


30 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers
30 Years
Other, Specify
20 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
20 Years
Book publishing - all
20 Years
Professional Journal
9 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

30 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The Washington Post (1-2), Disney’s Family Fun Magazine (1-2), Duke Univ Gifted Journal (3-5), Baby Talk Magazine (1-2), Atlanta Style & Design Magazine (1-2), Weekly Reader (3-5), Abingdon Press (6-10), Living With Children (3-5), DisneyFamily.com (3-5), Northstar Travel Publishing (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

ASCD (Assn Supervision & Curriculum Development) (1-2)

Other Work History

Freelance Writer 28 Years Fulltime freelance writer since 1999 Part-time freelance writer, 1984 - 1999 Gifted Ed Specialist/Resource Teacher Elementary Classroom Teacher 21 Years Science Teacher - Summers Smithsonian Museum of Natural History The National Zoo, Washington, DC 3 years Child Development Instructor David Lawrence Mental Health Center Naples, Florida 4 years

Technical Skills

Writing, photo editing

Foreign Language Skills

Espanol- un poco, solamente!!!

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office 2010, Windows 10


Laptop Computer - Windows 10, Office 2010 IPad with Internet Digital Camera Mini Audio Recorder 35mm Camera Video Camera Fax Machine Copy Machine


Letter from my editor at Duke University


Society of Children's Book Writers & Editors; National Council for Gifted Education National Science Teachers Assn

Work Samples

Writing Samples

Night terrors are a common problem in preschoolers. This article includes detailed descriptions of how to recognize night terrors, and how to possibly help a child who is experiencing these frightening episodes that doctors call "parasomnias." Facts proviced by medical experts from Emory University's sleep center in Atlanta, GA.


A comprehensive traveler's handbook about Atlanta, Georgia, organized in a concierge style guidebook. This clip features the first 5 pages of the 45-page travel guide.
Parents of advanced preschoolers wonder if their child will be bored in kindergarten. They often request testing for advanced placement in 1st grade. In this piece, recent research and expert commentary will assist parents as they wrestle with this tough decision.