Mrs. Emily Newgard, M.Ed. COORDINATOR OF UNIVERSITY OUTREACH
Emily grew up in Tolland, CT and attended public school through sixth grade when she transferred to Watkinson School. Upon graduating from middle school, Emily transferred to East Catholic High School where she met a life changing group of students who introduced her to the Catholic faith. She converted to Catholicism her junior year of high school and upon graduation Emily attended the George Washington University where she obtained her bachelors in psychology and sociology. She went on to get her Master's in Education from the University of Texas at Austin. Emily has been married for four years to her amazing husband Joel!
After spending a number of years in special education through teaching and behavioral support for children with autism, Emily decided to invest in her faith and future by joining the St. Francis of Assisi Parish staff in 2018, in order to assist with the development of a dynamic Catholic community for college students, young adults, and parishioners. She is so thrilled to be here to spread the news of Christ!