Meet the Director
Emily Gifford is the English Immersion Program Director. Emily came to Fay School in 2010; she earned her bachelor’s degree from Tufts University and her master’s degree in education from Boston College. During her time at Fay School, she has taught Latin, Ancient History, Chinese, English as a Second Language, and Algebra. In addition, she has served as a Class Dean, a coordinator of diversity, equity, and inclusion workshops, a fitness coach, and a dorm parent. She has organized and planned student trips to Canada, China, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, New York City, and Washington, D.C. Emily lives near campus and works closely with the FaySummer leadership team to ensure the quality of every student’s experience.
"When our son came back from English Immersion, he had so much to tell us about his life at Fay, from classroom discussions, to sports in the afternoons, to fun activities on the weekends, to new friends from around the world." -parent of English Immersion student