Caledonia, Essex, Orleans
Susan Terry has pioneered mediation and conflict education in the state of Vermont. One of the first mediators and conflict educators in the state, she created the Mediation Program of Woodbury College which later moved to Champlain College and became a highly respected graduate degree program. This program was nationally recognized as the first skills based education program in the country and was long recognized for the high-quality of its educational program. Susan has had a diversified practice of mediation and facilitation which includes work with families, organizations, environmental issues, education, community, and human rights.
Susan’s mediation style is known for its common sense and thoughtful approach. She works with parties to assist them to find agreements that work for their particular family circumstances and that will hold up over time. She has been recognized for excellence in her work both within the state of Vermont, in New England having received the New England Association for Conflict Resolution Pioneer Award, and nationally through her leadership work in the Association for Conflict Resolution.
Susan attended Louisiana State University, Southern Methodist University, and received her Masters Degree in Mediation and Applied Conflict Studies from Woodbury College. Her thesis was the Relationship between Theory and Practice in the Training of Mediators.