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Teresa Thompson started her education at the community college level at West Valley College in Saratoga. And after taking a financial accounting class she was completely hooked on the subject. She transferred to the University of California, Riverside where she earned her bachelor's degree in business administration with an accounting concentration.
After graduation, she went to work in public accounting with Windes & McClaughry Accountancy Corporation where she specialized in taxation.
After earning her CPA license, she went to work at the national headquarters for Hyundai Motor America. There she specialized in financial accounting and later moved into financial forecasting, planning and analysis for the international company.
During this time she returned to school to earn her master's degree in Business Administration with an Entrepreneurship Concentration from the University of California, Irvine.
Teresa enthusiastically returned to the education field and has taught a variety of accounting and taxation courses over the past ten years and is currently full-time, tenured faculty at Mission College.
Teresa also works with the United Way to bring free tax preparation services to low-income taxpayers and has even created a tax site at Mission College for this purpose.
If you are interested in participating in this program as a tax preparer, or learning more about the program, email or call Teresa -she loves to talk about the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program with anyone!
- University of California, Riverside, B.S. in Business Administration
- University of California, Irvine, M.B.A Entrepreneurship
Spring 2021 Courses (16 weeks, January 30 - May 28)
The instructor has committed to using ZTC (zero textbook cost) materials in her classes. Therefore, no textbook nor online homework system access code purchase are necessary for the following course.
- ACC 001B Managerial Accounting (Section 30690) TTH 9:20 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.
Thompson, T. (2019). Engaging Students Through Non-Traditional Methods. Presented at the annual national conference of the Teachers of Accounting at Two Year Colleges (TACTYC), Ft. Worth, TX.
Thompson, T. & Annand, D. (2019). Development of OER-based Introductory Financial Accounting Text Based on US GAAP. Presented at the annual national conference of the Teachers of Accounting at Two Year Colleges (TACTYC), Ft. Worth, TX.
Thompson, T. & Liu, J. (2010). Service Learning Through VITA. Presented at the annual national conference of the Teachers of Accounting at Two Year Colleges (TACTYC), Carefree, AZ.
- Excellence Award for Service to the Community,Mission College, 2019
- Program Excellence -Accounting Program, Mission College, 2018
- "Newbie" Excellence, Mission College, 2015
- Puck Award for Innovation, Chaffey College, 2010
- Gold Presidential Award -White House Award for Community Service, 2010
- Gold Presidential Award -White House Award for Community Service, 2009
Annand, David and Teresa Thompson. Introduction to Financial Accounting. Creative Commons License, Attribution-Non-commercial-Share Alike 4.0 Canada, 2019.
Enjoys dancing and reading in her spare time. As well as spending time with her wonderful husband and adorable daughter!
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