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 & former gifted education teacher. •Teri writes articles on gifted education, parenting, family life, travel, as well as children's nonfiction. •Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Disney's Family Fun, Disney Family. com, Atlanta Style & Design magazine, and Baby Talk magazine. •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 & Grow,> a teacher resource & activity book published by Abingdon Press. •Mrs. Brown created children's curriculum used in United Methodist Churches around the world, also for Abington Press. •Teri was an elementary gifted education resource teacher for 6 schools in Loudoun County, VA. She created & demonstrated 500+ lessons & independent study programs to help teachers stimulate and enrich superior learners.


31 Years
Book Author
4 Years
Other, Specify
30 Years


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


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
20 Years
Book publishing - all
4 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 (1-2), Northstar Travel Publishing (1-2)

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 22 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, limited photo editing

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office 2010, Windows 10


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


Letter of reference 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.