Director of Education
Elizabeth Fontaine’s career in teaching, adult education, program management and leadership spans 30 years. She has taught at adult education centers, colleges and universities, and directed programs at the college and Adult Basic Education levels. In all of her roles, her focus has always been to help integrate New Americans into the workforce and educational systems. Along with this, she has strived to help eliminate the barriers that learners face as they gain access to the opportunities they deserve.
As the Director of Education, Elizabeth continues to advocate for systems to evolve with the needs of the changing population, to help staff connect to students authentically, and to support the incredible programming at the Institute.