Dr. Maureen Manning
Dr. Manning is an international instructor and presenter on the topics of global education, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), intercultural competence, and study abroad programs. She has worked as an adjunct professor, teacher trainer, and professional development facilitator in the United States, Asia, Australia, and Europe, promoting best practices in language acquisition and in strengthening intercultural competencies. She has been a featured speaker at Harvard University, Loyola Marymount University’s Soria, Spain campus, and the Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication. She is the currently the Director of Communications, TESOL, and Global Education in Wareham, MA and was recently named Massachusetts Literacy Champion. In addition, she works as an independent educational consultant to schools and international organizations across the globe. A former World Languages and ESL teacher, Dr. Manning is graduating this spring from a doctoral program at Northeastern University in Boston, and wrote her dissertation on the impact of short-term study abroad on intercultural competence.