Matt Castrina, Vice President, Education Experience
Matt oversees the international and collegiate programs of Envision, including the International Scholar Laureate Program (ISLP). Since 2003 he has developed and implemented programs for high-achieving middle school, high school, college, university, and continuing education students in Australia, Austria, China, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, India, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States. Prior to joining Envision, Matt worked for two years in the Czech Republic as an English teacher, a transformative experience which ignited his passion for international education. He is a graduate of La Salle University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Melissa McElwee, International Program Manager
Melissa has been studying and working with international education programs for over six years. She has worked with students and scholars from all over the world and from a variety perspectives: participant, recruiter, facilitator, and evaluator. After teaching English in Japan for two years, Melissa earned her MA in International Education from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Since then she has worked with scholars from China, Brazil, Tajikistan, Peru, and Turkey, to name a few. In addition, she has travelled to China, Switzerland, Poland, Israel, and a few countries in Latin America.