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 2020-2021

Whole Student. Whole School.

 

Upcoming Event

Speaker Series: Jeff Selingo and Ned Johnson

Please join us for an informative discussion with New York Times best-selling author Jeff Selingo regarding his extensive research and newly released book Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions and Ned Johnson, founder of PrepMatters and co-author of The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives. This event will provide insight into how to find colleges that will be a good fit and how college admission decisions are made with a focus on the pandemic’s impact on the admissions process.

Date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Time: 7:00pm – 8:15pm

Virtual

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.