Terril Butterworth has extensive teaching experience from Kindergarten to Grade 8, in addition to having been an Elementary Curriculum Consultant, a Coordinator of Elementary Curriculum for a large school district and an Elementary School Vice-principal and Principal.

Terril’s Bachelor of Education is from the University of British Columbia. She has additional specialist qualifications in Primary Education, and in Science in Primary Junior Education from Queen's University (Ontario), and Principal's Qualifications from the University of Ottawa.

Terril has mentored student teachers from the University of Ottawa, Nipissing University, State University of New York (Potsdam) and Queen's University. She received an award from Queen's University for her work as an Associate Teacher.

Terril has provided professional development to Early Childhood Educators, Elementary and Secondary Teachers, Principals, and Parent groups. She has been part of the Province of Ontario’s Curriculum Impelentation teams. Internationally Terril taught two summer programs in Beira, Chimoio and Nhamatanga, Mozambique. She has also done considerable work with Maple Bear Schools in Brazil and Mexico.