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Professional Children's School is a not-for-profit independent day school governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is responsible for the financial stability of the school. The Board hires the Head of School. The Head is responsible for administering the school and designing and implementing the curriculum. The Board, together with the Head of School, provides leadership and the framework within which the faculty serve the mission of the school each day as they teach their students.


Melanie Harris*, Chair
Kristin Kennedy Clark, Vice Chair
Stephanie J. Hull, Treasurer
Diane Kenney, Secretary

Michele Barakett
Amanda Bhalla
Donald B. Brant, Jr.
Amy Crate*
Pierce Cravens*
James Dawson, Head of School
Lee Dieck
Darice Fadeyi
Silas Farley*
Charlotte M. Ford, Life Trustee
Ernest H. Frank, Life Trustee
​Michael Gleicher*
John B. Murray
Peter P. Nitze, Life Trustee
Erica Marks Panush
Susan Gluck Pappajohn*
Raushan Sapar
Erin Scanlon
William Villafranco

*Alumni Association