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


The Potomac School

Shveta Khullar
Human Resources Manager
(703) 749-6380

Danyel O'Farrell
Director of Human Resources
(703) 873-6169

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

Randolph Carter
(202) 464-1996


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

Diversity Fair Candidate


Diversity Hiring Fair

The 2019 Diversity Hiring Fair is scheduled for Saturday, February 2, 2019. 

The Potomac School, East Ed and AISGW are proud to host this annual event, supporting employee diversity in the independent school sector.

Now in its seventh year, the Diversity Hiring Fair is committed to bring together leading independent schools and talented, motivated individuals interested in employment with these organizations. It’s a great chance for schools and job candidates in the DMV area 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 2019 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 will have an opportunity to schedule interviews in advance.

Panel Presenters for 2019 Diversity Hiring Fair

Q Who is hosting this event?

The Potomac School, Eastern Educational Collaborative Resources (EastEd) and Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW). 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 21, 2018 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, East Ed and AISGW strictly prohibit all forms of unlawful discrimination, including discrimination in hiring.

List of Schools that participated in the 2019 Diversity Hiring Fair

Alexandria Country Day School

Beauvoir School

Blue Ridge School

Browne Academy

Burgundy Farm Country Day School

Commonwealth Academy

Congressional School

Connelly School of the Holy Child

Episcopal High School

Flint Hill School

Garrison Forest School

Georgetown Day School

Georgetown Preparatory School

Gilman School

Green Hedges School

Landon School

Loudoun Country Day School

Madeira School

McLean School

National Cathedral School


National Presbyterian School

Norwood School

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School

Roland Park Country School

Sandy Spring Friends School

Sidwell Friends School

St. Alban's School

St. Paul's School

St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School

St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School

The Calverton School

The Lab School of Washington

The Park School of Baltimore

The Potomac School

The Primary Day School

The Steward School

Washington Episcopal School

Washington International School

Westminster School


School registration for the 2019 Diversity Hiring Fair is now closed.


Candidate Registration for the 2019 Diversity Hiring is now closed.


Directions to Potomac

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