DC Prep will be closed on Friday, June 18th in observance of the Juneteenth holiday.

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
Hadley Cooper | DC Prep Development Committee Chair
Jenny Abramson | Founder and Managing Partner, Rethink Impact
Collette Bruce | DC Prep Board and Development Committee Member
Patrick Clowney | Parent of a DC Prep Student
Nicole Davy | Parent of a DC Prep Student
Le Roy (Terry) Eakin III | Chairman, EYA
Ahmad Hajj | Co-Founder and Principal, Broadwater Capital
Brian Jones | President, Strayer University
Mercedes Kearney | Parent of a DC Prep Student
Judy Lansing Kovler | Psychotherapist in Private Practice
Emily Lawson | Founder and Board Member, DC Prep
Maura Marino | CEO, Education Forward DC
Sterling Thomas | Federal Employee - Civil Rights

SY20-21 Meeting Schedule

For the full Board schedule, please click here.

Please see below for an overview of the agendas.

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020 
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2020 – Agenda | Minutes
  • Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Agenda | Transcript | Recording
  • Tuesday, April 27, 2021 – Note: This meeting has been cancelled. 
  • Tuesday, May 18, 2021 (to be posted) Agenda | Minutes | Recording
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021 (to be posted) – Agenda | Minutes

DC Prep Open Meeting Policy: 

As a network of public charter schools, DC Prep embraces our responsibility to the community of students, family and staff we serve. Board meetings are open to the community, though personnel discussions, competitive contract negotiations, confidential student information and sensitive matters will always be handled in closed session.

All Board meetings will be held from 5:15 to 7:30pm. For the foreseeable future, all Board meetings will be held via video conference. Board meetings are open to the public. To attend, please email board.feedback@dcprep.org at least 3 business days in advance so that we can provide you with the meeting link and any materials for the meeting.