Bernadette DoughertyAssistant Superintendent of Elementary Schools

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  • phone: 215-587-3743

Professional Goal

For over 30 years, Mrs. Dougherty has dedicated herself to the commitment of developing a teaching and leadership style that strives to educate the whole student both academically and spiritually.


Presently Mrs. Dougherty works with principals to develop a faithful atmosphere in all AOP schools. As an administrator, she is committed to collaborating with parents, teachers, administrators, pastors, various board members, the community at large, and her fellow colleagues in helping AOP schools recruit and produce students who will become adults that are respectful of themselves and others, freely sharing their gifts through stewardship, and readily accepting responsibility in the Church and in the world.

Experience and Skills

  • Principal at St. Elizabeth Parish School; Principal at St. Kevin School
  • Honors Mathematics Teacher at Saint Norbert School; Mathematics and Science Teacher at Saint Norbert School
  • Mathematics and Social Studies Teacher at Saint Agnes School
  • Mathematics Teacher at Saint Aloysius Academy
  • Mathematics and Science Teacher at SS Simon and Jude School
  • Science Teacher at Coatesville Area Catholic School


  • MA – Educational Leadership, Villanova University
  • BS – Secondary Education (concentration in Mathematics)
  • Postgraduate coursework – Elementary Education, Cabrini College

Personal Note

Il Convivio Executive Committee Member commissioned by the Italian Government (2014 to present) to work in cooperation with the Italian Consulate. Within this committee, Bernadette is also a member of the education subcommittee.