Betsy Jane Dougherty

Manager of Student Services

What Ms. Dougherty does: She guides students to various activities and resources on campus, and cool experiences around Philadelphia. She also helps students with housing and meal plans.

Experience: She began her career teaching Italian as a Foreign Language to American university students. After four years, she began her journey in teaching English as a Second Language. She started at ELP in 2014 as a lecturer, and is now the Manager of Student Services.

Travels: She has traveled extensively around Europe, and has lived and studied in Italy while completing both of her degrees. She wants to visit all of our students’ countries next!

M.A. in Italian Studies & Second Language Acquisition, Middlebury College
B.A. in Italian Studies, Temple University

Talk to Ms. Dougherty about: Adjusting to life in the U.S; finding volunteer opportunities; visiting a great museum; eating at a delicious restaurant