Alan Broomhead

Managing Director

As Managing Director of CELOP, Alan Broomhead leads an exceptional team of faculty and staff in the design and delivery of English language and orientation programs for international students from over 40 countries.

Alan began his teaching career with the JET Program in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, where he taught English and French in high schools and adult education programs. Following this, he taught English in a Japanese high school in Switzerland, and launched the school’s French program. He held various teaching positions in schools in the U.S., before leaving the classroom and moving into program administration. He established and managed an English school in Boston’s Back Bay, then moved to Northeastern University to direct English language programs. During this time, Alan was a site reviewer and commissioner with the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA), and served as commission chair in 2009.

Originally from England, Alan earned his Bachelor’s degree in European Studies at Bradford University, and his master’s in TESOL at the Institute of Education, University of London. He completed his Ed.D in International Education at Northeastern University in 2013. He previously held the positions of Academic Programs Manager and Associate Director at CELOP.