George Lucas Educational Foundation

Terry Dozier

Terry Knecht Dozier was special adviser on teaching to the U.S. secretary of education during the Clinton administration before being elected to the board of directors of the Council for Basic Education in 2001. She has been a voice for teachers throughout her career. A former high school social studies teacher, Dozier has worked as an instructor for the Professional Development Schools at the University of South Carolina and taught at the Singapore American School and middle schools in Florida. She was named Teacher of the Year in 1985 by the Council of Chief State School Officers.