Metta Dael currently serves as the Director of International Admission at Northfield Mount Hermon, a secular coed boarding and day school. Ms. Dael has successfully developed Northfield Mount Hermon’s international student population to represent 47 countries. Ms. Dael has the unique perspective of having been an international student at boarding school. Much of her cultural competency work has been shaped by living in numerous countries and spending her school age life attending international schools in Hong Kong, Thailand, and Indonesia. She has facilitated admission workshops and presentations in eleven countries. Ms. Dael holds a master’s degree in Multicultural Education from New York University Gallatin School and is a graduate of Columbia University’s Executive Education Program in Not-for-Profit Management.
Martha Neubert is a History/Writing teacher at Northfield Mount Hermon. After graduating from Bates College, she began her teaching career in private school institutions and has taught students ranging from grades 4 through 12. Ms. Neubert has 16 years of teaching experience and has been the recipient of three Student Choice Awards. She sits on numerous diversity committees including those involving trustee selection, faculty hiring, and student equity. Her interest in working with international student populations stems from her attendance at the International School of Kuala Lumpur during her middle school years and her travel to 31 countries. Most recently she led a group of fifteen NMH students on a Humanities trip to Brazil.