Eileen Mattingly has been a classroom teacher (middle school through college) in the Philippines, Massachusetts, New York and Maryland for over 30 years. She has a B.A. in International Studies from Georgetown University, M.A. degrees from St. John’s University and the Johns Hopkins University. Eileen has been a curriculum consultant for PBS, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Center for Learning. She served as Director of World Wise Schools, the National Peace Corps’ K-12 program on cross-cultural education, and was founding principal of an independent high school focusing on global studies near Annapolis, Maryland. She is now Director of Education at journeys in Film, a non-profit organization committed to designing interdisciplinary cross-cultural curriculum to help students understand and appreciate people from other cultures.