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

Lower School Forum

The Parents Council of Washington welcomes you to our first annual Lower School Forum. Esteemed panelists will address topics facing Lower School communities in regard to our 2019 theme Healthy. Connected. Engaged., followed by a question-and-answer period. This is a wonderful opportunity for member school parents, faculty, staff and administrators. Presenting panelists:

  • Anna Carello, Associate Head of School, Beauvoir School
  • Frankie Engelking, Director of Student & Community Wellness, McLean School
  • Edwin Gordon, Head of School, Congressional School
  • Scott Lawrence, Head of School, The Primary Day School

WHEN: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

WHERE: The McLean School of Maryland

TIME: 8:30am – 10:30am

Fall Speaker

Mark your calendar now for PCW’s Fall Speaker: LISA DAMOUR, Ph.D.

Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Tweens and Teens

WHEN: Thursday, November, 14, 2019

WHERE: National Presbyterian School

TIME: 8:30am – 11:00am

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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.