Raymond Weeden Bio

Board Chair
Executive Director, Thurgood Marshall PCS

Raymond Weeden has over a decade of experience in the Washington, D.C., education, leadership and policy sectors. For seven years he taught math for Columbus Public School and The SEED Public Charter School.  At SEED PCS he became a New Leader’s Resident Principal. Mr. Weeden first served as Principal of Chavez Parkside Middle School. Under his four years of leadership, the school’s proficiency rates rose in reading from 26% to 46% and in math from 28% to 65%. Then, he served as the Principal of DC Prep’s Benning Elementary Campus, a top-performing, multi-site charter school in Washington, DC. Raymond’s most recent role as Senior Director of Policy and Community Engagement he successfully organized the school’s stakeholders while advocating for quality public education and student safety. He serves on the boards of DC Special Education Coop. Statesman College Preparatory Academy for Boys PCS and ServeDC. Mr. Weeden earned both his BA in Sociology and Master of Teaching from the University of Virginia. He also holds an MS in Education Administration from Trinity University.