Board of Directors



Michael Cordell, Principal, KIPP DC PCS (Board Chair)

John Norden, Vice President of Business Solution and Strategic Pricing, AECOM Corporation (Vice Chair)

Shelley Jacobson, Finance Specialist, Ed-Ops (Treasurer)

Quentin Liggins, Acting Director, Leading Educators DC (Secretary)


Golnar Abedin, Executive Director & Founder, Creative Minds PCS

Maquita Alexander, Executive Director, Washington Yu Ying PCS

Lydia Carliss, Chief Eyemagination Officer, EyemaginED

Jack McCarthy, President & CEO, AppleTree Institute for Education and Innovation

Terri Taylor, Senior Policy and Legal Advisor, Education Counsel, LLC

Rosemarie Ragin, Director of Student Services, Paul PCS

Olivia Smith, Director, Bridges PCS