Terri Talley

Part-time Instructor of Music Education


Terri Talley is a part-time Instructor of Music Education at Kennesaw State University and teaches Music For Early And Middle Grades. She is currently in her 24th year as an elementary music specialist for Cobb County Schools, teaching now at Still Elementary, where she was chosen Teacher of the Year 1992-1993. Along with her regular teaching duties, Talley directs the Still Soaring Eagle Chorus and a Fifth Grade Recorder Ensemble. These groups perform regularly for partners-in-education and the community.


While working for Cobb County Schools, Talley has served on several committees, including textbook adoption, report card revision, and Committee of 100. She is very active in Georgia Music Educators Association events, serving as co-chair of GMEA District XII Elementary Honor Chorus and Large Group Performance Evaluation. She has presented at the GMEA annual conference in Savannah and at Chorister’s Guild workshops.


Talley received a Bachelor’s of Music degree from Tennessee Temple University, a Masters of Music Education from Georgia State University, and an Educational Specialist Degree in Leadership and the Creative Arts from Lesley University. She recently completed a second Masters Degree in Instructional Technology and Leadership from Kennesaw State University. She has completed all three Levels of Orff-Schulwerk Certification. She is also an active church musician, directing a variety of children’s choirs and performing with vocal and hand bell choirs.


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