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The Potomac School
Danyel O'Farrell
Director of Human Resources

Shveta Khullar
Human Resources
(703) 749-6380

David Grant
Director of Diversity & Inclusion
(703) 749-6384

Randolph Carter
(202) 464-1996

"There was an ease of sharing and it was great to talk with other participants.  The school representatives seemed genuinely interested in meeting candidates and describing their school."

Diversity Fair Candidate


Diversity Hiring Fair

Thank you to the 37 schools and 150 candidates who attended the Diversity Hiring Fair on February 4.

We hope to see you at the Fair in February 2018.

The Potomac School and East Ed are proud to host this annual event, which supports our commitment to employee diversity in the independent school sector. Now in its fifth year, the Diversity Hiring Fair brings together many of the DC area’s leading independent schools and talented, motivated individuals interested in employment with these organizations. It’s a great chance for schools and job candidates to learn more about one another and potentially find a fabulous fit.

Everyone is welcome to attend the fair, and registration is free for job candidates. We look forward to seeing you on February 4!

Schedule of Events fOR the 2017 fair

  • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm : Panel Discussion/Q&A for candidates
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm : Hiring Fair
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm : One-on-One Interviews (Schools can schedule in advance)

Panel Presenters fOr the 2017 fair

  • Lizette Corro, President & CEO, Corro Nobil Associates
  • Malcolm Lester, Head, National Presbyterian School
  • Richard Jung, Executive Director, Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW)
  • Torrye Parker, Upper School English Teacher, The Potomac School

Q Who is hosting this event?

The Potomac School and Eastern Educational Collaborative Resources (EastEd). We are committed to diversity in independent schools in the DC Metro area.

Q How much does it cost for a school to register?

The cost to register is $500. All registrations prior to December 16, 2016 will receive a $100 discount.

QHow much does it cost for a candidate to register?

Registration is free for all candidates.

QWho can I contact for more information?

Please contact The Potomac School at (703) 749-6380 or Randolph Carter (EastEd) at (202) 464-1996.

Q Will there be transportation to/from the fair provided for candidates?

Yes! The Potomac School will have shuttles picking up candidates from two metro stations (Union Station and East Falls Church) in the morning. There will be shuttles service available after the fair as well. More information will be provided to candidates via email in advance of the fair.

The fair is open to all individuals regardless of race, color, ethnicity, gender, religion, or other status protected by applicable law. The Potomac School and East Ed strictly prohibit all forms of unlawful discrimination, including discrimination in hiring.

Below is a list of schools that attendED the 2017 Diversity Hiring Fair.

Alexandria Country Day School Website

Barrie School

Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School

Bullis School

Burgundy Farm Country Day School

Capitol Hill Day School

Congressional School

Connelly School of the Holy Child

Edmund Burke School

Flint Hill School

Georgetown Day School

Gilman School

Holton-Arms School

National Cathedral School

National Child Research Center

Norfolk Collegiate School

Norwood School

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

Randolph-Macon Academy

Sandy Springs Friends School

Sidwell Friends School

St. Albans School

St. Andrew's Episcopal School

St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School

St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School

The Calverton School

The Field School

The Lab School of Washington

The Landon School

The Langley School

The Lowell School

The Park School of Baltimore

The Potomac School

The Primary Day School

The Ten Square Group

Washington Episcopal School

Washington International School


School registration for the 2017 Diversity Hiring Fair is now closed


Registration for the 2017 Diversity Hiring Fair is now closed. WALK-INS are WELCOME. You can still attend the fair even if you have not registered, however your resume will not be included in the resume book. Please make sure you bring hard copies of your resume and any other additional materials to distribute to the 37 participating schools.

The electronic notebook containing participant resumes was sent to the participating schools on January 27, 2017. Any resumes received after January 27, 2017 were added to the resume book on Feb 2, 2017.

Any questions or resumes (PDF documents only) should be emailed at


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