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Teran Peterson represents District 19 in Dane County where she is a parent, realtor and active community volunteer. She graduated from Madison Lafollette High School where she was involved in volunteering with the American Sign Language Department and acted as team manager for both the football and rugby teams then went on to attend University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Teran currently serves as the President of a local organization, The African American Parent Network of Sun Prairie (AAPN), whose mission is to work collaboratively with community partners to advocate and ensure Sun Prairie's African American students receive equitable, relevant, engaging and innovative learning experiences in and out of the classroom that celebrates and reflects the values, accomplishments, and cultures of the African American community. In this role she has built strong relationships with Staff, Teachers, Principals, and District Leadership to work collaboratively to close the achievement gap and bring more equitable experiences for SPASD students and families.
She also serves the city of Sun Prairie on several committees- Downtown Steering committee, Disaster Relief Fund Disbursement committee, Vandenburg Park Project, and the Anti- Bullying collaborative. Teran believes in partnering with school districts to encourage growth and learning for every family; She supports families and schools by leading after school programs such as the Black Student Union at Patrick Marsh Middle School, mentoring, co-chairing the Black History Month curriculum and celebrations across the district, as well as serving on several other committees to promote equitable classrooms and learning environments.
Teran serves as a Neighborhood Navigator with the City of Sun Prairie to bring these same ideals outside of the school environment and into neighborhoods. She acts as a resource point person and teen leader in this role as well. Several times a year she teaches a Leadership Summit for free to teens in our community.
She is currently raising her two siblings after family medical emergencies required her to take guardianship of them at age 19. They are also active members of the community and supportive of all Teran’s Endeavors.