ABOUT JANIE

Proven Leadership

  • Two terms as School Board Chair
  • Twenty-two¬†years of School Board service
  • Forty years of educational experience and advocacy spanning PreK-12, public and private schools, suburban and urban settings
  • International Chair, The Cappies, a high school theater and journalism program
  • Current Board Chair of The Country Day School, a McLean preschool and kindergarten
  • Board Member of the McLean Project for the Arts

Budgetary Expertise 

  • Ten terms as School Board Budget Chair
  • Expanded the School Board's independent audit capacity
  • Multiple terms as Audit Chair

Academic Excellence

  • Masters Degree in Teaching from Harvard
  • Former classroom teacher

Engaged Parent and Grandparent

  • School PTA president and county PTA president
  • Mother of four FCPS graduates whose needs spanned special education, general education and advanced academics
  • Grandparent of two FCPS students - a rising First and Third grader