Spring Term International Program

The Spring Term International Program enrolls 14 students, currently in eighth grade, from around the world.

Preparation through immersion. Excellence through experience.

Gould’s Spring Term International Program prepares students culturally and academically for a selective American boarding school.

The program also provides students the ability to enroll and start their experience at Gould a year earlier; thus providing them with exposure to Gould’s schedule, specialty programs, and culture.

Program Details:

  • Dates: April 16 – May 25, 2019
  • Tuition: $18,500 + Insurance
  • Diversity of Countries:   20
  • Program Size: 14 Current 8th grade students from around the world.

Program Highlights:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • English Studies
  • History: Research Methods
  • Art Foundations
  • Robotics/Design Thinking in the Marlon Family IDEAS Center
  • Daily Athletic & Co-Curricular Activities
  • Nightly Study Hall
  • Seminar: Health & First Aid
  • Small Dorm Experience
  • Off-Campus Excursions

Applications will be considered as they are completed and will be accepted until the program is at capacity. We anticipate not to be accepting applications after January 1, 2019

Application Requirements:

  • Submit the completed SSAT Application – ssat.org/sao
  • $100 Application Fee
  • Interview (On-campus or Skype)
  • Standardized Testing – at least one of the following: TOEFL, TOEFL junior, SSAT, or Duolingo

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Rebecca Winsor

Director of Financial Aid and Associate Director of Admissions
B.A. Dickinson College


Ms. Winsor grew up in Boulder, Colorado, and is a graduate of Dickinson College, where she studied Economics and American Studies. Her passion for education and student experience led her to Gould, where she’s excited to be Director of Financial Aid and Associate Director of Admissions. Ms. Winsor lives in Gehring Dorm, with her pup Remi. In her free time, you can find her hiking, skiing, and spending time with her family.

Martha Whittington

Mathematics Department Co-Chair
Director of International Student Programs
Field Hockey Coach, Head Lacrosse Coach
B.A. Colgate University
M.Ed. Harvard University


Mrs. Whittington has more than 35 years of experience teaching mathematics in independent schools, almost 20 of them as Dean of Students. She embraces the values of the seven-day boarding school and brings those values into the classroom and dormitories and onto the playing fields. As the Director of International Student Programs, she works to strengthen and expand Gould’s global community. She works with the faculty to support the international students during their transition into the community and throughout their Gould experience. Ms. Whittington has coached field hockey and lacrosse during the course of her career at the Nichols School, Westminster School, Vermont Academy, Yale University, and Harvard University. As an experienced athlete (former U.S. National Team field hockey player), she enjoys coaching and sharing her passion for both sports. “Ms. Whit” and her husband, Mr. Tom Whittington, Dean of Academics, enjoy traveling on their own and with the 9th grade Four Point Program. Two of her favorite pastimes are bread baking and biking!