Dr. Maureen Archer


Dr. Maureen Archer, President and Lead Consultant of Professional English, holds a Ph.D. in English Linguistics from Purdue University. She is a subject matter expert in communication training, specializing in the STEM fields and in English-as-a-second-language pedagogy. Both as a former professor and in her current position, she has helped thousands of STEM professionals, both international and American. Her favorite training mode is providing individual support because clients make the most progress in the shortest time while enjoying the process.  Dr. Archer is also a consultant, course designer/instructor, speaker and professional editor.

NASA experience:

As an example of her STEM experience, since 2001 Dr. Archer has provided individual and group training, as well as edited reports and briefings, for several projects and offices at NASA Langley Research Center (LARC) and NASA HQ. Her experience with engineers, scientists and technicians at NASA includes the following:

  • 1050 hours of writing and speaking coaching to NASA personnel for proposals, briefings, technical reports, email correspondence, AIAA and other professional association papers, as well as internal documentation. 

  • 530 hours of technical editing and writing support for NASA projects, personnel, and contractors

  • 95 hours of writing and communication workshops delivered to LaRC and HQ personnel

Our Team

Professional English employs highly qualified and professional coaches, trainers and editors to provide the exact training and support each client needs.  Most of our personnel have worked for Professional English for more than eight years.

Our Senior Consultants:

Our Clients

Since 1998, Professional English has helped clients from:

  • Albania

  • Argentina

  • Armenia

  • Australia

  • Austria

  • Belgium

  • Brazil

  • Bulgaria

  • Cambodia

  • Canada

  • China

  • Columbia

  • Croatia

  • Czech Republic

  • Denmark

  • Egypt

  • Estonia

  • France

  • Germany

  • Ghana

  • Great Britain

  • Greece

  • Guatemala

  • Hong Kong

  • Hungary

  • India

  • Indonesia

  • Iran

  • Italy

  • Jamaica

  • Japan

  • Korea

  • Latvia

  • Lithuania

  • Luxembourg

  • Mexico

  • Netherlands

  • Norway

  • Panama

  • Peru

  • Philippines

  • Poland

  • Portugal

  • Puerto Rico

  • Romania

  • Russia

  • Slovakia

  • Slovenia

  • Spain

  • Sri Lanka

  • Sweden

  • Taiwan

  • Thailand

  • Turkey

  • United States

  • Vietnam

We have been contracted by such organizations as:

  • 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union

  • 5 Star Performance Solutions, LLC

  • An Achievable Dream Academy

  • Analytical Mechanics Associates, Inc.

  • AVID Medical

  • CBC

  • Christopher Newport University

  • City of Newport News

  • City of Norfolk

  • CMA CGM (America) Inc.

  • County of York

  • Cox Communications

  • Deutsche Telekom

  • Diocese of Richmond

  • Dominion Generation

  • Ferguson Enterprises

  • GSH Real Estate

  • Holiday Inn

  • Icelandic USA, Inc.

  • INIT

  • International Communications Group

  • Jefferson Lab

  • JVC Builders

  • Liebherr USA Co.

  • Lutheran Family Services

  • Measurement Specialties, Inc.

  • NASA Headquarters

  • NASA Kennedy Space Center

  • NASA Langley Research Center

  • National Institute of Aerospace


  • Noland Company

  • Norfolk Naval Shipyard

  • Oak Ridge Institute

  • Old Dominion University

  • Pressure Systems

  • Science Systems and Applications, Inc.

  • Siemens VDO Automotive

  • The New York Times Co.

  • Tidewater Hotels & Resorts

  • Titan America

  • U.S. Navy

  • Willcox & Savage, P.C.

  • Witt Mares

  • Wolseley


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Professional English, Inc., marked its 20th anniversary with a fundraiser at Peninsula READS, the Oyster Point adult literacy center, celebrating 50 years of service. Pictured (left to right) are:

  • Dr. Maureen Archer (President of Professional English)

  • Sonia Antoine

  • Eric Stone

  • Eric Floyd

  • Joyelle Saunders (Board Members of Peninsula READS)

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