Terri Johnson is the Director of Rehabilitation. She has been with Tesh since 1999, and has managed our Medicaid programs since 2000. Ms. Johnson has established the high standard Tesh maintains for all programs, assuring Health & Welfare and CARF requirements are consistently met.
The Rehabilitation Program includes Life Skills Training, Employment Skills Training, Service Coordination, Children’s Developmental Therapy, Intensive Behavioral Therapy, and an Adult Activity Center. Ms. Johnson provides oversight to the Developmental Specialists and Activity Center Supervisor, the Rehabilitation Technicians who teach the classes, and the Speech Pathologist and the Vocational Training staff and Service Coordinators. Ms. Johnson continues to maintain a client caseload herself as well.
Prior to joining Tesh, Ms Johnson was an office manager for a marketing firm. For nine years she was in Elementary Education teaching grades 2-6, and coordinating music studies for grades K-8. She also taught the use of computers to 4th through 8th graders. Ms. Johnson spent a number of years working with children with learning disabilities, working one-on-one teaching math, language, spelling, and reading skills.
Ms. Johnson earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Columbia Christian College. She is certified as a Developmental Specialist for Adults, and is also certified in Service Coordination.