If you’re ready to immerse yourself in American life and prepare to attend college in the U.S., apply to Foxcroft’s 国际项目 as a full-time student. Application materials are due February 1.
——玛丽安 & Gero, Fania M的父母. ’23
“我们的 daughter learned so much more than only school matters at Foxcroft. She learned how inspiring the exchange with foreign cultures and people can be — and maybe she found some friendships for the rest of her life.”
我们的 国际项目 offers a terrific college preparatory education along with unforgettable life experiences. 我们的 top-rated girls' prep school welcomes students from more than a dozen countries each year and instantly includes them as part of our friendly and diverse community. Each new international student is paired with an International Ambassador student mentor before she arrives, to help her adjust and find her lifelong friends. Students have fun weekend activities designed just for them, including regular trips to the international market to shop for foods that remind them of home. 我们的 international students take full advantage of opportunities for service and leadership, 作为社团负责人参加活动, 类人员, 实习生, or volunteers for local organizations throughout Virginia.
在学业上, our program is appropriate for students from an advanced level of English proficiency to those who are bilingual. Special English and history classes help those who need to improve their academic language skills. 我们的 full-time Director of International Student Services supports girls in many aspects of their lives and when the time comes, our international students all do well in college acceptances and find that they are well prepared for college.
An I-20 is issued to a new international student after we receive the Enrollment Contract, 护照复印件, 还有学费押金. The I-20 is essential for the student to attain their F-1 visa for study in the 美国. For information on the SEVIS and I-20 process, families should contact campus PDSO 土卫五凯悦.
After living and teaching English abroad in 台湾, Kate received her CELTA from the University of Cambridge before pursuing an MS.Ed in TESOL from the University of Pennsylvania. In 2014, she was awarded the Teresa Pica award for Excellence in TESOL and began her 7 year tenure teaching the TESOL Practicum course in the Graduate School of Education. She concurrently taught at Drexel University in their English Language Center as a Lead Gateway instructor for pre-matriculated international students and Academic Coordinator in special programs such as Fulbright, 巴拿马的她来说, 智利走在前面. As a result of her work on SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) for 巴拿马的她来说, she was invited to present a teaching workshop for Panamanian EFL teachers at the annual conference in Panama City in 2017. She also co-authored an article on SIOP for a TESOL Dictionary which was published in 2018.
Kate comes to Foxcroft most recently from the University of Delaware’s Academic Transitions program where she designed and instructed ESL courses for pre-matriculated international freshman such as Textbook Reading & Discussion and Foundations of Academic Writing, as well as continued her ESL teaching methodology work with international English teachers from Panama and 巴西.
在她课外的时间里, 凯特喜欢跳萨尔萨舞, sampling various international cuisines, going out to breakfast with friends and family, 让外, 看音乐剧. She lives on campus in Dillon with her daughter, Maite, and their cat, Pete.
An all-girls boarding and day school in Northern Virginia, Foxcroft prepares young women in grades 9-12 for success in college and in life. 我们的 outstanding academic program offers challenging courses, including Advanced Placement classes and an innovative 阀杆 program. 我们的 premiere equestrian program is nationally recognized, and our athletic teams have won conference and state championships. Experience the best in girls' boarding schools: visit Foxcroft.