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Meredith Hafer

Meredith Hafer

Head of Middle and Upper Schools

Meredith Hafer adds specialized expertise in gifted adolescents, acceleration, enrichment, curriculum development, and independent school leadership to The Grayson School.

Ms. Hafer holds a M.Phil. from Harvard University and a M.A. in Educational Psychology with an emphasis in Gifted Education from the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. Before joining Grayson’s team in 2017, Meredith served as Head of School at The Beacon School in Connecticut. As an educator and school leader, she has provided professional development and presented on gifted education across the nation, including at the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC), the Connecticut Association for the Gifted (CAG), Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), and ArkansasIDEAS in conjunction with PBS.

Ms. Hafer is most passionate about spending her days counseling students, advising families, and guiding our Middle and Upper School faculty on meeting the needs of gifted students.