General Contact

Our normal office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:30am – 5pm CDT. If you are a student interested in requesting more information or a catalog in the mail, please start here.  US Faculty and Study Abroad Advisors can reach out to the relevant Campus Relations team member below, or request more information or materials for your office online. If you are unsure of where to direct your question, or have a general inquiry, please email us and we will pass your message along to the appropriate contact.

US Office

Phone

800.585.9658

Outside the US

312.239.3710

Fax

312.239.3713

E-mail

info@teanabroad.org

Mailing Address

The Education Abroad Network
505 N LaSalle St., Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60654-7103

Institutional Relations

Are you an Advisor or Faculty member at a U.S. institution? Connect with one of our Regional Directors. The Campus Relations team is here to serve you in the best way possible. 

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Jay Bartletti

Regional Director

AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY

Jay Bartletti spent his undergraduate years at the University of California, Santa Barbara where he studied abroad for 10-weeks in Morelia, Mexico and for an academic year in Barcelona, Spain. After working for a few years, Jay embarked on a 500 day backpacking trip to South America where he traveled through nine countries, volunteered in Paraguay, interned with the Fulbright Commission in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and enjoyed life. He followed his passion for study abroad and got a Masters Degree in International Education at the George Washington University (GWU) in Washington DC. Jay’s been working in the field of international education since 2007 primarily in a university relations capacity and is an expert in curriculum integration, custom program design, internships and is heavily involved with Lessons from Abroad returnee conferences across the west coast.

Molly Cain

Molly Cain

Regional Director

AL, AR, KS, IA, IN, IL, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, ND, NE, OK, TN, SD, TX, WI

Molly was a Russian major at the University of Texas at Austin.  She worked in lived in Russia and the former republics on and off from 1991-1997.  After settling back in the US she began her career in the world of study abroad by joining AIU London (now Regents University) where she worked for ten years.  In 2011, she expanded her knowledge of western Europe by joining SAI Programs.  She has extensive knowledge about design programs and worked closely with universities developing curriculum integration for their students. She currently resides in Austin, Texas with her family and works on the TEAN campus relations team.

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Nancy Clarke

Regional Director

CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT

Nancy has been a TEAN Regional Director based in New England since 2006. She has lived abroad in Melbourne, Australia, and London, England and has traveled extensively on all continents with the exception of Antarctica. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s degree from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

Lindsey Hery

Lindsey Hery

Regional Director

DE, FL, GA, KY, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, WV

A proud New Englander, Lindsey has always had a passion for understanding and exploring new cultures, languages and people. Her first experience abroad was in college as an exchange student at the Universidad de Malaga in Spain. After diagnosed with the travel bug, Lindsey returned to Roanoke College with a passion for international education and began work in the study abroad office. Since graduating, Lindsey has continued her passion for international education by working in both a university setting and international education organizations. Lindsey holds a B.A. in Intercultural Relations and Spanish and a M.A. in Intercultural Relations from Lesley University. You can often find Lindsey encouraging all students to push themselves out of their comfort zone and get overseas!

Program Managers

Have you or one of your students applied to a TEAN program? Our Program Managers will be the best resource for information on your application and pre-departure advice. 

Shannon Diegel

Shannon Diegel

Program Manager

South Korea

After Shannon studied abroad while attending Loyola University Chicago, she knew her life would never be the same again. A few months following graduation she moved to Bangkok, Thailand to teach English. She thought she knew what city life was like after living in Chicago, but Bangkok found ways to surprise her every day! Upon returning home, she began working in international education, helping American high-school students travel the world and study abroad. Shannon holds a Master’s Degree in International Education from the SIT Graduate Institute.

Lauren Gabell

Lauren Gabell

Regional Director - Asia Pacific

New Zealand & Thailand

Originally from Australia, Lauren’s passion for international education was ignited after studying abroad at Boston College . Lauren has worked for the study abroad offices at both Monash University and Deakin University, in Melbourne, Australia. At Deakin University she was responsible for developing the study abroad program, and marketing the university in Europe, North America and Thailand. Lauren joined TEAN in 2004 as the Resident Director in Melbourne. Lauren is now based out of Chiang Mai, Thailand, and in addition to marketing responsibilities is also involved with TEAN’s in-country programs.

Kate Hilby

Kate Hilby

Program Manager

Australia

Kate studied abroad with The Education Abroad Network at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia where her passion for international education and travel was ignited. Her study abroad experience impacted her so much that upon her return stateside, she became a TEAN Student Ambassador at The University of Iowa while completing her degree in Communication Studies. After graduation, she returned to Melbourne for a year where she worked for a university on the Marketing and Student Recruitment team.

Kristen Jackson

Kristen Jackson

Senior Program Manager

China & Singapore

Kristen’s passion for study abroad began after her first trip overseas to Spain in high school and she has been a travel nut ever since. She is originally from Wisconsin, studied at the University of Minnesota for her undergraduate degree, and DePaul University in Chicago for graduate school. During her undergraduate years, she completed an internship in Sydney and knew she had to go back for a longer stay. She returned to Sydney to work and live for a year before moving back to Chicago. Kristen has nearly a decade experience in study abroad, and has worked on both on the provider side of the field and in the DePaul University and University of Minnesota study abroad offices. She loves to send students abroad as part of the TEAN team.

Kate McSurley

Kate McSurley

Senior Program Manager

Bond & ICMS

Kate first traveled abroad as a participant of The Education Abroad Network, studying in Australia at the University of Queensland. Her time overseas allowed her to examine English literature from a fresh, new angle and have a proper introduction to Australian literature. Before joining TEAN, Kate also served as a National Admissions Advisor for a fashion & interior design college as well as a technical writer for a sport technology company. Kate holds a BA in English/Communications from Saint Xavier University and earned her M.A. in English at DePaul University, both in Chicago. Since her time at UQ, she has continued her travels throughout Europe and the U.S., but she will always have a soft spot for Australia.

Julie Tuman

Julie Tuman

Internship & Special Projects Coordinator

Internships

Julie was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her commitment to international education first started while on a summer abroad program in Germany through Appalachian State University. Upon completion of her undergraduate degree in Chinese history, Julie spent two years in northeastern China, teaching English and learning Chinese. Since then, she has received a masters in Chinese from UMass Amherst, during which time she lived in Taiwan for a year, and worked in international education for nearly a decade.