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.
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
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:
Since 1998, Professional English has helped clients from:
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.
Christopher Newport University
City of Newport News
City of Norfolk
CMA CGM (America) Inc.
County of York
Diocese of Richmond
GSH Real Estate
Icelandic USA, Inc.
International Communications Group
Liebherr USA Co.
Lutheran Family Services
Measurement Specialties, Inc.
NASA Kennedy Space Center
NASA Langley Research Center
National Institute of Aerospace
Norfolk Naval Shipyard
Oak Ridge Institute
Old Dominion University
Science Systems and Applications, Inc.
Siemens VDO Automotive
The New York Times Co.
Tidewater Hotels & Resorts
Willcox & Savage, P.C.
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)
Joyelle Saunders (Board Members of Peninsula READS)