About Our Staff

Who We Are

The Office of International Education includes our Burlington-based staff as well as the staff and faculty of our Montreal and Dublin campuses. We bring together diverse backgrounds and international experiences that enable us to create unique and meaningful opportunities for students to expand their global perspective.

Burlington Staff

Dr. Noah Goldblatt, Senior Director, International Education

Champlain College International Education staff - Noah GoldblattNoah started his path to international education during a gap year studying Spanish in Mexico and Central America. After completing an undergraduate degree, Noah continued his passion for international affairs teaching Spanish language and culture at a New England private school, and leading high school students on international community service trips to Honduras and Nicaragua. During his tenure as a secondary education teacher, he completed a summer study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain, and an intensive Spanish language program at Dartmouth College.

Noah received a B.A. in Political Science from Plymouth State University with minors in Anthropology and Sociology. He also holds a Master's degree in Globalization Studies from Dartmouth College and a Doctorate in Education from the University of Vermont. Prior to joining Champlain College, Noah held an Assistant Director position at a third-party study abroad provider, and managed multiple study abroad programs in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East. As the world continues to become increasingly interconnected on multiple levels, Noah cherishes the opportunity to work with Champlain College students while facilitating career-focused international education and growth experiences. 

Elin Melchior, Senior Administrative Coordinator

Elin MelchiorElin is very excited to be back in the world of international education. She has taught ESL at Ohio University and Saint Michael's College and has lived overseas in Japan, Niger, England, Germany, and France. While in Japan, she directed the Komaki English Teaching Center, a school for 300 adult students, run by Ohio University and the City of Komaki. She is glad to be back in Vermont where she grew up and looks forward to welcoming visiting students and scholars to Champlain as well as to helping students gain the fantastic chance to study overseas.

Elin has her BA in English from Georgetown University (with a year abroad at the University of Warwick). She joined Peace Corps after college, and then came back to get her MA in Applied Linguistics at Ohio University.