Committee on Education

Committee Chair

Councilmember David Grosso


The Committee on Education is responsible for all matters related to public education, including authorizing public charter schools, but not including matters exclusively within the University of the District of Columbia or the Community College of the District of Columbia; truancy (jointly with the Committee of the Whole); and public libraries.


Akeem Anderson

Committee Director

Ashley Strange

Committee Assistant


Anne Robinson

Committee Director


Darby Hickey

Deputy Committee Director


Agencies under the Committee on Education

  • Bullying Prevention Task Force
  • Commission on Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes
  • Common Lottery Board
  • Community Schools Advisory Committee
  • DC Trust (former CYITC)
  • District of Columbia Public Charter School Board
  • District of Columbia Public Library system
  • District of Columbia Public Library System
  • District of Columbia Public Library Trust Fund
  • District of Columbia Public Schools
  • Education Licensure Commission
  • Healthy Youth and Schools Commission
  • Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education
  • Office of the State Superintendent of Education (including Advisory Panel on Special Education, Early Childhood Development Coordinating Council, Non-Public Tuition, Special Education Transportation)
  • Office of Out of School Time Grants and Youth Outcomes
  • Public Charter School Credit Enhancement Fund Committee
  • State Board of Education