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John Dobbertin

Senior Vice President, Student Engagement

John Dobbertin is a senior vice president at 2U with over 20 years leading teams. He holds a bachelor's degree in Education and French and began his career as a kindergarten French teacher in Atlanta before moving to Denver to work in the edtech field. When he’s not spending time with his team, you’ll find him hiking around Colorado with his wife and dog, traveling, and fly fishing and golfing with his friends.

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A Day in the Life of a Trailblazer: Senior Training Manager Jenelle Acosta

Hear from this shining star on the Student Engagement team, whose unique brand of leadership and mentorship is core to our continued success in serving the needs of a dynamic range of learners.

Jan 12, 2022·John Dobbertin


Meet 5 Advisors and Counselors Who Go Above and Beyond, All in the Name of Student Success

Hear from five winners of our 2021 Student Engagement Awards, who’ve all mastered their craft in providing learners with top-tier personalized support, from the first day they express interest in a program all the way through graduation.

Jan 6, 2022·John Dobbertin