Director of Student Development
Gretel graduated with an MAT in Education at the University of Southern California and a BA in English and Communications from SUNY New Paltz. Gretel holds teaching certifications for grades 5-12 in both New York and Virginia, and is recognized as a certified AP teacher via the Collegeboard.
Gretel has been in education for 12+ years. In addition to classroom teaching in New York and Virginia, Gretel has also taught in an AP program in China. Before Gretel joined Fusion D.C., she also served as a Site School Principal for an American High School program in Yixing, Jiangsu, China for 6 years, and as Director of Student Development and Campus Director for the Fusion Washington D.C. campus for the last 3 years.
Fun Facts and Hobbies
- Hiked to the top of Mt. Fuji in Japan.
- Loves watching movies and tv, especially the Golden Girls and anything with Peter Sellers.
- Has actually been to the real Shire (Hobbiton) in New Zealand.