The SEED School of Washington, D.C.
4300 C Street, S.E. Washington, DC 20019
Head of School | Dr. Adrian Manuel
Dr. Adrian Manuel is the head of school. He joined SEED in July 2014 and brings a collaborative, student-centered approach with a focus on technology and a proven ability to dramatically improve school achievement. Dr. Adrian Manuel has been an educator for over 14 years, starting as a middle school social studies teacher in the Bronx. He served as principal at ACCION Academy Middle School, where he implemented a technology-enriched curriculum, and at Kingston High School in Kingston, New York. An alumnus of the New York City Teaching Fellows program and the New York City Leadership Academy, Dr. Manuel holds a bachelor’s degree in history from New York University, a master’s in secondary education from Lehman College, a master’s in educational administration from Baruch College, and a doctorate in education from the University of Pennsylvania.
Desa J. Sealy | U.S. General Administration
Kenneth Slaughter | Venable, LLP
David Steinberg | SnappCloud
Raj Vinnakota | SEED Co-Founder, The Aspen Institute
Joseph L. Wright | Children's National Medical Center
Donald Brown | Trustee Emeritus, JBG Companies
Marc E. Miller | Trustee Emeritus, McLeod, Watkinson & Miller
SEED DC BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Dr. Adrian Manuel | Head of School
Len Armstrong | The Landon School
Dennis Chestnut | Parent Trustee, Groundwork Anacostia River
Brooke Coburn | The Carlyle Group
Vasco Fernandes | Chairman of the Board, The Avascent Group
Huck O’Connor | Multiplier Capital
Marina Ottaway | Woodrow Wilson Center
Lesley Poole | CEO, The SEED Foundation
Tasha Poulson | Parent Trustee, Insurance Solutions Associates, Inc.
Our core values drive everything we do--from our instructional practices to our school culture to the systems and processes we put in place each day: