2006.07.18: July 18, 2006: Headlines: COS - Costa Rica: Education: Sentinel & Enterprise: Costa Rica RPCV Terry Perlmutter named Director of Admission and Financial Aid at Applewild School

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Costa Rica RPCV Terry Perlmutter named Director of Admission and Financial Aid at Applewild School

Costa Rica RPCV Terry Perlmutter named Director of Admission and Financial Aid at Applewild School

After three years in Costa Rica in the Peace Corps, Perlmutter moved to the Boston area as a social worker and then worked for Digital for 14 years in Human Resources as EAP Manager and then Employee Relations Consultant and Business Partner.

Costa Rica RPCV Terry Perlmutter named Director of Admission and Financial Aid at Applewild School

Applewild names new director of admission
Sentinel & Enterprise

FITCHBURG -- Applewild School announces that Terry Perlmutter has been named Director of Admission and Financial Aid, effective July 1. Perlmutter will be responsible for oversight of the enrollment process for families and will oversee outreach and publicity.

Perlmutter, a long-time resident of Lincoln, is presently working in the Admission Office at Applewild, having begun supporting Ms. Judith Carr, Acting Director of Admission, in mid-April.

A magna cum laude graduate of Brandeis University in 1974, Perlmutter earned an MSS in Social Work from Columbia University in 1976. After three years in Costa Rica in the Peace Corps, Perlmutter moved to the Boston area as a social worker and then worked for Digital for 14 years in Human Resources as EAP Manager and then Employee Relations Consultant and Business Partner. As she began raising a family, she made a career change into real estate in 1996 and since 1999 has achieved Chairman's Club and President's Circle designations in the area. Recently she began volunteering in the Concord Academy Admission Office and then was named Assistant Director of Admission.

Applewild's Head of School, Christopher Williamson, noted, "Ms. Perlmutter has a unique blend of sales, counseling and educational leadership experience and looks forward to helping families learn about Applewild and navigate the admission process. She will do so with sensitivity and integrity. At the same time, we are grateful to Judy Carr for stepping in and supporting this year's applicants."

Carr is well known for her volunteer work in Fitchburg and as the founder of Academy Hill Preschool in Westminster (now Appleseed Academy). After retiring from that role, Carr returned to Applewild, where she had begun her career in 1976 as a fifth grade teacher, as a substitute teacher. According to Williamson, "We look forward to having Judy stay connected as a substitute, and she is already signed up as a chaperone for the ninth grade's fall trip to New York!"

Applewild is a Kindergarten - Grade 9 coeducational day school that prepares students in their secondary schools of choice. Founded in 1957 by a gift from the Crocker family, the school serves families in 59 towns in central Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire.





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