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 our Teachers are Saying

“DC Prep pushes the rigor. We know what kids can do, and we never allow them to produce to anything less than their best work. We show up each day ready to stand up for kids. It really gets no better than that. ”
Qualitra Brown, 1st Grade Math Teacher