Nicole A. DuFauchard holds a BA in Political Science and International Affairs, and an MA in Organizational Communications and Development with a concentration on Cross-Cultural Communications. Nicole has spent the last 20 years exploring equity and access in education. Nicole works with school boards across the country to engage in equity and justice work and serves as a mentor for Administrators and Faculty of Color and Women aspiring for school leadership roles with NAIS and AISNE.
In addition to her work at Longy, Nicole has been the Head of School of the Advent School in since 2013. Before her time at Advent, she served as the Director of Multicultural Affairs at Providence Day School in Charlotte, NC.
Nicole is a faculty member for the National Association of Independent Schools’ Diversity Leadership Institute and a board member and chair of the Trustee Committee for AISNE. She is also a board member for Waynflete School; a member of the Elementary School Heads’ Association (ESHA) Membership Committee Member on Diversity and the ESHA Annual Conference Chair for 2016; and a Partner for the Planning Committee for the 2017 Progressive Educators Network Annual Conference.
Nicole is a Global Ambassador for the Queen Morta School in Vilnius, Lithuania, and is also a member of the corporation of the Community Music Center Boston. Nicole lives in Boston with her husband Ray, their son Raymond, and their French bulldogs, Miles Morales & Biggie Smalls.