School of Communication
MA, Strategic Communication, American University Master of Public Administration, Arizona State University BS, Early Childhood Education, University of North Texas
Favorite Spot on Campus
Anywhere in the Communications building
Teresa Mendes has more than ten years of experience working in non-profits, education, and communications. She is currently the Technical Writer and Editor working on the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) System Wide Information Management (SWIM) program. Previously, she was the Communications and Public Policy Coordinator for The Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board), where she managed the organization’s social media platforms and media content. Prior to her work in communications, she was an Education Policy Analyst working on the U.S. Department of Education's EdFacts initiative. She also spent four years as an elementary school teacher.