Rita Halbright

Member and Trustee

Rita is a co-founder of the Halcyon London International School. She received a BA from Tufts University in French and German Literature and studied and worked in France, Germany and Switzerland.  After 15 years in the international travel industry, Rita left the paid-working world to raise three sons. During this time, she volunteered for committees focusing on fundraising, school inspections and education and served on school boards. Developing a passion for inclusive behaviour, Rita trained in diversity and anti-bullying training and facilitated programmes for an NGO. Rita chairs the UK Advisory Board of Facing History and Ourselves, an international, educational professional development NGO, committed to creating a more humane, active, democratic, global citizenry.  Rita supports the MET vision that all barriers can be overcome to allow young people to reach their goals and that MET schools will be stimulating places where children are motivated and enjoy learning.