AASCU Graduates: The Difference We Make

Theresa Dougherty

Theresa Dougherty

Graduation Year: 2000
Degree Earned: B.A. Teacher Education
Institution: The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

Theresa Dougherty has received numerous honors for teaching, including a $10,000 grant and a visit to the White House as the winner of The Great American Teach Off, a nationwide contest which recognized her free military child tutoring program. Dougherty graduated from The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey with a B.A. in teacher education K-8 and in sociology/anthropology. She is completing her master’s in education as a reading specialist at Stockton. The program, which is offered at Stockton in the summers, helps military children whose education may suffer due to frequent moves. Family Circle featured it in in 2013.