Wendy Amato, Ph.D.Vice President of Curriculum and Academics
As WorldStrides Vice President of Curriculum and Academics, Wendy Amato stewards the instructional content of our travel programs and manages our accreditation as a school. She is committed to enriching students’ lives through experiential travel with her careful attention to curriculum and her understanding of youth development. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Virginia.
Prior to her doctoral work, she served as an administrator and teacher in a K-12 school. At the university level, she has taught courses including Curriculum and Assessment, K-12 Foreign Language Methods, and Education Across Cultures. In addition, she is a sought-after speaker at education conferences. Her academic experience is paired with over 10 years of work as a youth group leader and mission trip leader in Honduras.