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Paula Houghton, Ph.D.

Project Manager

Paula Houghton has 15 years of teaching experience at the university level.  As Project Manager, she implements conference planning and prepares a wide variety of written materials, including proposals, marketing materials, and training materials.

Paula’s background includes developing curricula, training new teachers, and implementing online tools for the classroom.  Her teaching experience covers all levels of undergraduate courses, from introductory courses in basic writing and quantitative reasoning to upper-level courses in syntax, phonetics, and phonology.  Immediately prior to joining Foundations, Paula worked in English as a Second Language, teaching English to non-native speakers, primarily immigrants.

Paula earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Massachusetts, where she double-majored in Linguistics and an interdisciplinary degree in Education and Language Acquisition.  Her PhD is in Linguistics with a certificate in Cognitive Science, from Rutgers University.