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 52 independent schools educating over 25,000 students in lower, middle, and upper schools.

THEME 2019-2020

Healthy. Connected. Engaged.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Movie Screening

The Parents Council of Washington (PCW), like you, is following news reports about the troubling and severe impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
To continue our mission of connecting schools, sharing ideas, and engaging parents, our upcoming in-person movie screening originally scheduled for Thursday, April 2, 2020, now will be an online event
Details include:
  • Screening of the movie LIKE: A Documentary About the Impact of Social Media On Our Lives
  • Participants may choose a date/time to view the film between Monday, March 30 and Thursday, April 2
  • Participants must be from PCW member schools (parents, administrators, faculty, staff, students)
  • Link will be sent to participants by Monday, March 30
  • Online Q&A session with Phyllis Fagell, LCPC is set to take place on Thursday, April 2 at 3:30pm (more information to come)
  • Movie is appropriate for students age 10 and older
  • This event is limited to 500 participants so sign up today!

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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.