Charge: comprised of the president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer of the Board, the Head of School, and the chair of each Committee; organizes the work of the Board, and acts on behalf of the Board when the President (or Executive Committee member acting on behalf of the President) determines that a matter is urgent or highly confidential
Open Meetings: Yes - monthly morning meetings that alternate between Zoom and in-person; contact the chair for details
* Parents with real estate experience (development, construction, architecture, brokerage or property management) are encouraged to attend
Charge: responsible for improving the school's physical environment to serve the educational requirements of the faculty, staff and students; prioritizes facility improvements; prepares and solicits bids; award contracts and manages construction budgets and schedules
Open Meetings: Yes - meetings are on Friday morning in-person, with a dial-in option; contact the co-chairs for the details
* Committee is seeking new members, ideally those with a background or interest in finance and accounting
Charge: supervises finances of the School and makes recommendations to the board concerning financial matters, including the annual budget, long term financial planning, and investment of funds; ensuring that the Board acts in a fiscally prudent manner so that the school remains financially sound
The Board works in close partnership with the Head of School and senior staff, and is currently composed of 20 elected members, as well as two ex officio members: the Head of School and the Faculty Representative. The Board is governed by By-laws that are reviewed and updated regularly, consistent with internal policies and the recommendations of leading independent education associations. Current by-laws are available online.
The Board generally meets 10 times each year. Trustees serve a three year term, and may be re-nominated for a second term of three years, for a maximum of six years of service. The Chair of the Trustees Committee solicits board nominations each year.
The Board accomplishes most of its work at through standing committees, formed to address specific, time sensitive issues. All voting members of the Board volunteer their time, skills and resources to the school.
Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.