More than 50 years of combined education experience in Atlanta

Education Connection is a unique partnership of three professionals with more than 60 years of combined experience working in education in Atlanta. Our individual talents and expertise form an innovative team approach that serves the metropolitan area’s children and their families.

Barbara W. Levy, M.Ed. has been in private practice for many years, specializing in school placement, educational counseling, tutoring and SSAT testing. Her experience includes teaching at The Lovett School; serving as a counselor and consultant to a preschool and pediatric practice; directing a parent infant program; teaching college courses in child development; and serving as the executive director of an educational non-profit affiliated with The Westminster Schools. She received a Masters of Education in guidance and counseling from the University of Michigan. She is a member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association and she writes an educational blog for The Huffington Post.

Fontaine Draper was Director of Admission at The Lovett School in Atlanta from 1983 to 2001. She has been board member and president of The Secondary School Admission Test Board; chair of the Atlanta Area Association of Independent Schools admission organization; and she has served on the faculty of the National Association of Independent Schools Workshop for Admission Directors. She is the recipient of the William B. Bretnall award for her exemplary contribution to the field of independent school admissions.

Betsy Metcalf has spent more than a decade as a teacher, administrator, mentor and coach in various independent schools. In those roles, she has worked closely with parents, students and teachers to help students thrive. A graduate of Episcopal High School and a Jefferson Scholar at the University of Virginia, Betsy began her teaching career at St. Paul's School for Girls in Baltimore, Maryland before moving back to Episcopal High School to serve as grade dean, history teacher and lacrosse coach. Prior to going into private practice, Betsy worked in the Academic Resource Center at The Lovett School. In addition to being a partner at Education Connection Advisors, Betsy continues to tutor middle and high school students and work with families in boarding school placement.

An innovative team approach that serves the metropolitan area’s children & their families.