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Meet Terry

Communicator, Author and Speaker

Everything we do or say, in every way, every day, throughout the day, intentionally and unintentionally, communicates a

positive or negative message to others. 

People Connectors is powerful, positive communication. 

MEET TERRY: Products
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30 Years

Independent Business Owner


30 Years

Professional Speaker on Communication

3 Books

Author on Communication



On LinkedIn


People Connectors

Online or in the room, all sessions are tailored to fit your needs.

With more than 30 years of experience building dialog between superintendents and educators - Terry's People Connectors improve communication for educators at every stage of their career:

- improve virtual classroom participation

- enhance team collaboration

- resolve learning challenges

- communicate diverse perspectives

- create a love for learning


Through vast life experiences, voracious reading, trial and error and the school of hard knocks, I've learned what works and what doesn't work when it comes to connecting with others.  My books, videos and programs provide practical connectors, based on a lifetime of learning.  They've immeasurably changed my life and the lives of thousands of educators with whom I've been privileged to share my message. 
Let me help you today!

MEET TERRY: Headliner
MEET TERRY: Testimonials
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Michelle Chiles-Fourcoy
Chief of Staff, Coalition on Adult Basic Education (COABE)

Terry Sumerlin presented 3 sessions for the MAACCE Virtual Conference. Terry was encouraging, positive, filled with humor, and he truly connected with the attendees. In addition, he was calm, soothing, and had a common-sense approach that our attendees appreciated. Attendees to Terry's sessions thanked him for his kindness, insight, sharing his struggles, and delivering an uplifting message.

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