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. We do this through a combination of campus visits, print and online materials, and site visits.
Working With TEAN
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 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.
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.
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!
We visit hundreds of U.S. campuses each year promoting our programs, visiting with program alumni, and discussing education abroad issues with international educators and faculty. If you would like us to visit your campus, whether it is for an organized study abroad fair or just an independent visit, please contact your Regional Director.
We produce a number of publications and materials that provide in-depth information about our programs and services. These include region and country brochures, internship guides, major specific flyers, and pre-departure and orientation guides for program participants. Please complete the Request for Information to receive marketing materials.Request Materials
We offer study abroad advisors and faculty the opportunity to visit our program sites to gain first-hand knowledge of both our University partners and our extensive, on-the-ground support services. These guided educational tours are led by members of our TEAN Resident Director staff and include visits with our partner universities, tours of our housing, city tours, and cultural excursions. Please contact your Regional Director for more information on our next site visit.
We at TEAN distinguish ourselves from other international education organizations through our commitment to personalized attention and superior service to all students and university partners. For more than 20 years, we have been experts in the Asia Pacific Region and have built the knowledge and expertise of our staff in both the U.S. and abroad. Our goal is to hone our expertise in the Asia Pacific Region, and choose the best university partners abroad – not to become the largest provider with the most programs.
Here are some of the highlights of affiliation with The Education Abroad Network.
Affiliate Benefits for Your Students
- Students from affiliated universities qualify for an automatic discount on semester, summer, and internship programs.
- Students from affiliate universities can apply to any TEAN program for FREE.
- Students from affiliate universities can apply for special affiliate-only need and merit based scholarships.
Affiliate Benefits for Your Institution
- Staff and Faculty Site Visits – TEAN offers study abroad advisors and faculty the opportunity to visit our program sites to gain first-hand knowledge of both our university partners and our extensive, on-the-ground support services. These guided educational tours are led by members of our TEAN Resident Director staff and include visits with our partner universities, tours of our housing, city tour, and cultural excursions. Priority attendance on site visits is provided to our affiliates.
- Pre-departure Information Sessions – Our Regional Directors are available to conduct face-to-face pre-departure orientations on your campus for all TEAN applicants by request. If we can’t make it in person, we can arrange a webinar or Skype call to make sure all student questions are answered before they depart the U.S.
- Open House and Advisory Roundtable – We invite our close affiliate university staff to attend a three-day Open House and Roundtable event hosted by TEAN in Chicago to engage our colleagues in informative and lively discussions regarding topics in the field and around the world. It’s a great opportunity to network with colleagues, provide advice and feedback on our organization, and meet our exceptional staff.
- Partnership – Our mission is to help international education offices achieve their goals through a close working relationship. We intentionally choose to collaborate with select partner institutions in order to provide the highest level of professional services you deserve from a provider.
The TEAN Difference
- Experienced and well-trained staff in the U.S. and abroad. Key members of our team have more than 15 years of experience in the field and all staff are thoroughly trained on our programs and visit our sites overseas regularly.
- A personalized partnership. We focus on partnering with U.S. institutions through personalized attention to the needs and goals of the study abroad office through Campus Relations staff.
- Geographic expertise. We offer geographical expertise in the Asia Pacific Region including Australia, New Zealand, China, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia.
- Unparalleled support. We maintain an excellent student to staff ratio to ensure the best possible services to students and institutional partners.
- Dedicated on-site staff. Our on-site staff have years of industry knowledge and know all our students by name.
- Housing to fit every student. TEAN maintains our own housing inventory and we are personally responsible for coordinating all facets of the residential experience with housing options for all budgets and lifestyles.
- Preparation and orientation services. We provide the highest level of pre-departure preparation through written guides and an extensive series of personal contacts via campus visits, phone calls, and email correspondence. As a result of our size and ability to offer personalized service, TEAN students arrive overseas well prepared for the rigors of life at an overseas university and ready to engage in the host country culture.
- Measured learning outcomes. Through our intentional programming, which is administered before, during and after students’ international experience, to maximize student-learning outcomes.
- Meticulously selected international partners. We have worked diligently to identify and partner with the best international universities in diverse locations with a focus on cultural immersion, sensitivity to the needs to U.S. students, and appreciation of differences.
- High value. Our alumni consistently maintain that our programs offer the greatest value and we strive to ensure that our programs continue to be the most comprehensive and valuable around.