Elaine Atherton


Director of Academics

Elaine has been the Director of Academics for TIP’s Educational Programs division since 2019. She leads a team that provides academic guidance for TIP’s face-to-face summer programing and supports academic staff for the CRISIS and Summer Studies programs. She has worked in education for over 10 years as a teacher/professor, instructional coach, and curriculum developer in North Carolina. She holds an MEd from UNC-Greensboro and has worked with teachers and students in over 20 school districts across North Carolina.