Teressa was selected to be a part of the Mid-Atlantic Leadership Network, she will have training in October 2018, on how to present. She has presented on various topics to WVU faculty and staff. She was selected to present at the 2018 Black Graduate Student Association and Graduate Professional Student Senate's Leadership Conference, where she was also a panel member. She presented at the Student Success Summit in July 2018, will present at the OHIO Ahead in October 2018, and will also present at the Kappa Delta Pi Convocation in November 2018. Teressa will also serve as a panel member on the Empowering through Accessibility Panel, for the Work Matters Summit, hosted by PA OVR in October 2018. Teressa holds a Master's in Rehabilitation Counseling, and a Bachelor's in Secondary Education. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). She has worked at WVU Office of Accessibility Services as an Accessibility Specialist since November 2015.