Board of Directors

DC Prep’s Board of Directors is diverse and multi-talented – drawn to the organization by a deep commitment to the Washington community and to education reform. The Board's mix of business, education, community, and philanthropic leaders has resulted in a tremendously effective and dynamic governing body.

  • Michela English | Board Chair, DC Prep; Education Advocate; Former President and CEO, Fight For Children
  • Jenny Abramson | Founder and Managing Partner, Rethink Impact
  • Tearsa Coates | Parent of a DC Prep Student
  • Charis Drant | Lawyer and Philanthropist
  • Brian Jones | President, Strayer University
  • Judy Lansing Kovler | Psychotherapist in Private Practice
  • Emily Lawson | Founder and Board Member, DC Prep
  • Maura Marino | CEO, Education Forward DC
  • Arthur McKee | Director, Research, CityBridge Foundation
  • Frennie Nixon | Parent of a DC Prep Student
  • Lawrence C. Nussdorf | Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Clark Enterprises
  • Carol Pensky | Co-founder, Women's Leadership Forum of the Democratic National Committee
  • Valerie Rockefeller | Philanthropist and Former Special Education Teacher

 

 

What Parents are Saying

“I love how everyone knows everyone by name. I love how the parents that do come together always show up and always show out. And, more importantly, I love how faculty are so dedicated to provide the greatest learning experience possible for our children. We aren't just mothers, fathers, grandpas, grandmas, aunts, uncles, teachers, students, nurses, and friends – we are a family.”
Brittani White, Parent