Amy Gooden is passionate about the intersection of language, culture, and education. She has investigated cultural pluralism in a Bribri indigenous and Jamaican descendent community in Costa Rica. She has also directed and conducted international English as a foreign language teacher training programs for K-12 teachers in China.
Her area of work at Lesley is TESOL and Bilingual Education.
She has an Ed.D. from Boston University School of Education, Ed.M. from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and B.A. from Emerson College.