An independent K-12 school on a beautiful wooded campus, 3 miles from Washington, DC


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

The 2018 Diversity Hiring Fair was held on February 3, 2018. There were 41 different independent schools and over 200 candidates that registered for the fair.

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 sixth 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 all candidates.

Schedule of Events for the 2018 fair

  • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm : Panel Discussion/Q&A for candidates
  • 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm : Hiring Fair
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm : One-on-One Interviews (schools can schedule in advance)

Panel Presenters for 2018 Diversity Hiring Fair

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 22, 2017 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, religion, gender, age, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or other statuses protected by applicable laws. The Potomac School and East Ed strictly prohibit all forms of unlawful discrimination, including discrimination in hiring.

List of Schools that Participated in the 2018 Diversity Hiring Fair

Alexandria Country Day School

Beauvoir, The National Cathedral Elementary School

Browne Academy

Bullis School

Burgundy Farm Country Day School

Capitol Hill Day School

Congressional School

Episcopal High School

Flint Hill School

Friends Community School

Georgetown Day School

Georgetown Preparatory School

Gilman School

Grace Episcopal School

Green Hedges School

Loudoun Country Day School

Lowell School

Madeira School

McDonogh School

Mercersburg Academy

Montessori School of Northern Virginia

National Cathedral School

National Presbyterian School

Norwood School

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

Sandy Springs School

Sidwell Friends School

St. Alban's School

St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School

St. Paul's School

St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart

The Calverton School

The Field School

The Lab School of Washington

The Landon School

The Langley School

The Potomac School

The Primary Day School

Washington Episcopal School

Washington International School


School registration for the 2018 Diversity Hiring Fair is now closed.


Candidate Registration for the 2018 Diversity Hiring is now closed.


Directions to Potomac

Potomac is located in McLean, Virginia, three miles from Washington, DC. Click here for directions.