Gretel French

Campus Director


Our Campus Director joined the Fusion DC team as an English/Humanities teacher and then went on to serve as the Director of Student Development. Gretel earned her bachelor’s degree in English and Communications from SUNY New Paltz in 2003. In 2011, Gretel earned her Master’s degree in Education from the University of Southern California… Fight On!


Gretel is a certified teacher in both New York and Virginia, as well as having been recognized as a foreign education expert in China. For the last 6 years Gretel served as a lead teacher and curriculum designer for AP English Language and Literature, AP Human Geography, and American History, as well as having served as a school principal in an international school in China.


In her spare time, Gretel enjoys hiking, swimming, reading, and of course travelling. In her travels Gretel has climbed several mountains in Asia (Huangshan, Purple Mountain in Nanjing, Mt. Fuji, etc), visited New Zealand, Japan, and Hong Kong.