Dr. Susan Emery brings to Whittle School & Studios over 15 years of international and domestic experience in education, advising, and school administration. She has worked as an English as a Foreign Language classroom teacher, EFL curriculum designer, a teacher educator, textbook correlations specialist, independent educational consultant (IECA), certified educational planner (CEP), and former Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) administrator in Taipei, Beijing, Shanghai, Los Angeles, and West Hartford. Susan was the fourth founding member and Director of Enrollment Management at American University Preparatory School, a boarding high school in downtown Los Angeles. She also served as a founding board member of a charter school opening next year in the Los Angeles area. Most recently, she worked at Kingswood Oxford School in West Hartford as a Senior Associate Director of Admissions, providing expertise in international student recruitment, programming, and agency partnerships. Originally from McLean, Susan is excited to be back in the DMV with her husband and their son, who will be joining the inaugural cohort of students.