Cara Gleeson studied English Literature for her BA at Doane University in Nebraska, USA. After university she moved to teach English as an Additional Language to students in Korea and later Beijing. She has taught in both EAL and Y5 Tutor positions. Since moving to Asia she has completed her Post Graduate Virginia Teaching License in ESOL and is currently hard at work on her M.Ed in international education and curriculum writing. She has been a resident of Beijing for nearly four years and has enjoyed every moment. Cara has several interests that keep her busy, including learning new languages, cooking and eating, rock climbing, and traveling.