• 1996-2001 Assistant Professor of Studio Art, University of Pittsburgh, Bradford, PA
  • 1977-1996 Adjunct Professor of Studio Art and Art History, University of Pittsburgh, Bradford, PA
  • 1968-1970 Teacher of Art, Roosevelt High School, Yonkers, NY

Elga was instrumental in developing the Art Minor Program, which consisted of creating and teaching the following courses: 

  • Drawing I & II, Design I, Painting I, Painting II, World Art History, Renaissance Art History, Topics in Art
  • Who’s Who Among American Teachers (multiple nominee)
  • Bravo Award (Given to Arts Faculty who made significant contribution to the Arts) Bradford Creative and Performing Arts Center