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Terri Austin
State of Indiana

State Representative Terri Austin earned a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Elementary Education and Special Education from Ball State University, and an Educational Administration and Supervision degree from Butler University.

Rep. Austin has over 20 years of experience in education as a classroom teacher and district administrator. She has served as a national consultant for the U.S. Department of Education in the area of technology, professional development and school reform and has been invited to appear at many state and national conferences.

Rep. Austin serves as Indiana's state director for Women in Government, a bipartisan organization of female state legislators from across the United States.

In addition to her legislative responsibilities, Terri is an assistant professor of education at Anderson University. She served as director of Madison County Community Alliances to Promote Education (CAPE), a county-wide partnership involving all school corporations in Madison County, Anderson University, the Madison County Community Foundation, and the Leadership Academy of Madison County.

She is a member of the Anderson Rotary Club, the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce, League of Women Voters, American Association of University Women, United Way of Madison County and Ball State Teacher's College Alumni Board.

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