Susan and Steven Gold, of Bridgeport, formerly of Westport, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Rachel, to Eric Cederbaum, son of Toby and Charles Cederbaum, of West Orange, N.J.

The future bride graduated from Staples High School in 2000 and earned a bachelor's degree in English at Bucknell University. She holds a master's degree in administration and supervision from Johns Hopkins University's School of Education, and is an English teacher at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, Md.

The future bridegroom earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from George Washington University and an MBA from Indiana University. He is an internal audit manager at Hilton Hotels Corp. headquarters in Tysons Corner, Va.

The couple lives in Washington, D.C., and is planning a July 19 wedding at Waveny Mansion in New Canaan.