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 Students are Saying

“What I really like about DC Prep is that they will go out of their way to make sure that we go to great high schools and colleges. They also want to make sure we do something great in life.”
Keon, DC Prep Class of 2016