The SEED School of Maryland


*We hold graduates to a high bar by only reporting four-year college acceptance.


200 Font hill avenue baltimore, md 21223



Jon Tucker has been a vital part of the SEED community since 2009, when he became the Director of Student Life at The SEED School of Washington, DC. In that role, he oversaw the boarding program for all students as well as developing and implementing character education and prevention programming, academic interventions and recreation activities. Mr. Tucker spent more than a decade working for multiple Boys & Girls Clubs organizations, splitting his tenure between serving youth directly and providing leadership as an executive. His professional background includes program development, resource development, facility management, staff development, and fiscal management. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from Wesley College and an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University.


Harry Lebow | President, H. Poe Lebow Ltd.
Kevin Liles | Founder and CEO, KWL Enterprises
Eric Loeb I International External and Regulatory Affairs, AT&T Services, Inc.
Steve McManus | Upper School Principal, Friends School of Baltimore
Marc Miller | Partner, McLeod, Watkinson & Miller
Lesley Poole | CEO, The SEED Foundation
Chris Rosenthal | Director, Ellin & Tucker
Julie Rothman | Photo Stylist, JulieRothmanStyles
Shane P. Smith | Managing Director, GenCo Strategy, Constellation Energy
Paul White | Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Bill Whiting | Vice President at The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Edward Brody, Trustee Emeritus | Founder and CEO of Brody Transportation Company, Inc.
C. Sylvia Brown, Trustee Emeritus | Educator, Property Management, Philanthropist, & Community Volunteer
John Claster, Trustee Emeritus
Raj Vinnakota, Trustee Emeritus | Founder of The SEED Foundation and Executive Vice President of the Youth & Engagement at the Aspen Institute
John H. Laporte, In Memoriam
Patricia B. Modell, In Memoriam


Earl Adams, Jr. | Partner at Saul Ewing LLP
Eric Adler | Co-Founder, The SEED Foundation & General Partner, Adler Associates
Richard (Tuck) S. Burch | Vice President, Octagon
Josh Burke | Sr. Director FP& A, Global Marketing at Under Armour
The Honorable Elijah Cummings | Member of the United States House of Representatives
Jennifer Curran | Attorney, Office of the Public Defender of Maryland
Steven Fedder | Partner, Feder & Janofsky LLC
Kelly Tubman Hardy, Chair | Partner, Hogan Lovells
Douglas Hoffberger | President, Keystone Realty Company
Paula Hollinger | Former Maryland State Senator; Associate Director, Health Workforce, MD Dept of Health & Mental Hygiene
Sonya Hopson | Parent Trustee & NASA Senior Engineering Manager
Dawn Kirstaetter | Deputy Mayor of Health, Human Services, Education & Youth (Baltimore City)
Heather Klink | Deputy General Counsel, FTI Consulting

Core Values

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: