OUR MISSION

To promote excellence in education by fostering communication between parents, students, and independent schools.

WHO WE ARE

PCW is a non-profit membership organization founded in 1964 to promote excellence in education for independent school communities in the greater Washington, D.C. area.

WHAT WE DO

We provide innovative programs to our member school parents, students, and educators that build community and enhance the quality of education at independent schools.

WHO WE SERVE

PCW is made up of 58 independent schools educating over 25,000 students in lower, middle, and upper schools.

THEME 2016-2017

Minding the Brain: Research, Education, and Parenting. Our programs this year will focus on how recent brain development research impacts education and parenting.

 

RECENT EVENT

Did you miss our Fall Speaker?

Author & Psychotherapist Tina Payne Bryson, PhD gave an amazing talk on “The Whole-Brain Child and Teen”

Read our event summary

CONNECT WITH US

Explore current Facebook postings on education, parenting and child development.

Connecting Schools

Sharing Ideas

Engaging Parents

Innovative Annual Programs

The Parents Council of Washington offers inspired and inventive programs that aim to inform and foster dialogue in the fields of education, child development, and parenting.