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Year-round, our Administrative Team manages day-to-day operations sets and policy, while ensuring that the School lives up to its mission and philosophy and to its commitment to equity and inclusion.

Burke is accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

As a not-for-profit institution, Burke benefits from the stewardship and strategic oversight of a volunteer Board of Trustees.

List of 1 members.

  • Photo of Steve McManus

    Steve McManus 

    Head of School
    Georgetown University - B.S.
    Towson University - M.A.T.
    Year Appointed: 2022

List of 12 members.

  • Photo of Aimée Weil

    Aimée Weil 

    Assistant Head of School for Finance and Operations
    Towson Univ. & Univ. of Baltimore - M.B.A.
    University of Baltimore - B.B.A.
    Year Appointed: 2020
  • Photo of Alexis Martina

    Alexis Martina 

    HS Dean of Students
    Ohio State University - M.A.
    Ohio State University - B.A.
    Year Appointed: 2014
  • Photo of David Panush

    David Panush 

    Director of Innovative Learning and Technology / Scheduler / HS History
    Williams College - B.A.
    George Washington University - M.A.
    Year Appointed: 1998
  • Photo of Elizabeth Pleshette

    Elizabeth Pleshette 

    Dean of College Counseling
    Columbia University - A.B.
    University of Texas at Austin - M.P. Aff.
    Year Appointed: 2020
  • Photo of JD Sand

    JD Sand 

    Athletics Director
    University of Phoenix - B.A.
    Canisius College - M.S.
    Year Appointed: 2009
  • Photo of Jennifer Rawlings

    Jennifer Rawlings 

    Director of Development and Alumni Relations
    Kenyon College - B.A.
    Year Appointed: 2009
  • Photo of Julia Harman Cain

    Julia Harman Cain 

    Director of Communications & Marketing
    Princeton University - A.B.
    Johns Hopkins University - M.B.A.
    Year Appointed: 2019
  • Photo of Kai-Anasa George

    Kai-Anasa George 

    Director of Enrollment Management & Financial Aid
    Mount Holyoke College - B.A.
    Year Appointed: 2006
  • Photo of Kristin Arndt

    Kristin Arndt 

    Assistant Head of School for Program
    Harvard School of Education - Ed. M.
    Vassar College - B.A.
    Year Appointed: 2021
  • Photo of Sharielle Applewhite

    Sharielle Applewhite 

    Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Civic Engagement
    University of Connecticut - B.A.
    Hunter College - MSW (Master of Social Work)
    Year Appointed: 2021
  • Photo of Susan Hearn

    Susan Hearn 

    Head of Middle School
    UNC Chapel Hill - B.A.
    University of Florida - M.A.
    Year Appointed: 1993
  • Photo of Yvette Cuenco

    Yvette Cuenco 

    School Counselor
    New York University - M.S.W.
    University of California Los Angeles - B.A.
    Year Appointed: 2021
Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.