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Our on-demand financial aid training series, delivered by leading experts, provides sound strategic and tactical advice. Get the financial aid training you need, when you need it, through the most affordable professional development programming available on the market.

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Polly FredlundDirector of Enrollment and Communications, The Bush School (WA)

Polly FredlundDirector of Enrollment and Communications, The Bush School (WA)

Polly joined The Bush School (Washington) in 2010 after spending nine years at her alma mater Hathaway Brown School (Ohio) in various roles in admissions, as director for the Center for Girls’ and Women’s Leadership, as assistant director of the upper school, and as dean of students. Polly also served as director of admission and financial aid at National Cathedral School (Washington DC), and taught English and served as dean of students at Forest Ridge School (Washington). She is a graduate of the University of Vermont. Polly spends her free time coaching her daughters’ basketball and lacrosse teams, and running and rowing along Lake Washington. Her two daughters are in the Bush School’s classes of 2025 and 2023. Polly joined the ALC in 2015.