Rachel McClam joined DC Prep in 2010 after completing two years as a Metro DC Teach For America corps member, and currently serves as the Edgewood Middle Campus (EMC) Principal. Prior to that role, she served as an Assistant Principal of Academics as well as a 5th grade Math teacher. Rachel’s previous experience includes teaching 3rd grade at a DC charter school and student teaching experience in Durham, NC. Rachel holds a BA from Duke University and an MAT from American University.
“Growing up in Washington, I was outraged by the disparity in opportunities among children living 15 minutes away from each other. Founding DC Prep was the best thing I could think of doing to address this terrible inequity.”