Mrs. Dougherty has been teaching at Neshaminy High School since 1999. She received her teaching certification from Gwynedd-Mercy College. Mrs. Dougherty received a Masters Degree in Business Administration with a Finance concentration from La Salle University. She was an Accounting major at Penn State University and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration.
Mrs. Dougherty has taught several Business, Computer and Information Technology courses at Neshaminy. Most recently her courses have been Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance and Investment, Macroeconomics, plus Accounting 1, 2, and 3. Mrs. Dougherty is also the BCIT Department Chairperson and Lead Teacher. She was formally a Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) advisor for over ten years and is currently an assistant field hockey coach at the high school.
Mrs. Dougherty chose to become a teacher because she believes that a school setting can be the most exciting place to work. It also offers her the opportunity to positively contribute to student academics and she is very proud to be an educator.