Bi-Cultural Welcomes Denise Rafailov as Director of Admissions

Posted on: July 13th, 2016 by admin

denise_headshotBi-Cultural Day School welcomes Denise Rafailov as the incoming Director of Admissions, responsible for managing and directing the recruiting and admissions program for the school.

Rafailov holds a Masters in Education from the University of Bridgeport and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and Spanish from the University of Manchester in England as well as a Diploma in Israel and Jewish Studies from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

As an educator, Rafailov has direct classroom experience teaching in area schools, including Bi-Cultural, the Academy of Information Technology and Engineering, and Temple Sholom of Greenwich. Prior to obtaining her Masters in Education degree, Rafailov worked in the corporate sector managing corporate communications and implementing large-scale public relations campaigns and events in the music industry for Warner Music Group and eMusic in New York.

An avid singer and musician, Rafailov, who is fluent in Spanish, enjoys creative writing and volunteering in the community. She has volunteered with JumpStart, JCC’s early education program for children with special needs, and has chaired the annual Sara Walker fundraising auction in 2015 and 2016, receiving the JCC Volunteer of the Year Award in 2015. Rafailov lives in Stamford with her husband and three children.