OUR TEAM

Peter Anderson, Head of School

Washington Latin’s Head of School is Peter Anderson. He brings more than 20 years of experience in education as a teacher, administrator and school leader.  He brings a commitment to improving instruction and results for all students, fostering parent involvement, and sound stewardship of school finances. Peter holds a BA from Haverford College, a Masters in Sociology from the London School of Economics, and a Masters in Education from New York University.

Peter is part of the summer 2018 cohort of the highly selective Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship, a two-year program for talented leaders who are reimagining America’s public schools.

James Kelly, Principal

James (Jimmy) Kelly began his tenure as Principal in July 2021, having previously served as the Assistant Principal and Director of the Middle School. He also serves as co-chair of the Ninth Grade Counts Network at Raise DC and is a member of the organization’s Postsecondary Access and Completion Change Network. Prior to joining the faculty at Washington Latin, Jimmy served as the Director of PrepNext at DC Prep. Jimmy began his education career as a Teach For America Corps Member teaching middle school math in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2011, he co-founded the college access program inspireSTL, which supports scholars from 7th grade through college graduation with securing tutoring/coaching, financial aid, and college access.

Peter Anderson, Head of School

Washington Latin’s Head of School is Peter Anderson. He brings more than 20 years of experience in education as a teacher, administrator and school leader.  He brings a commitment to improving instruction and results for all students, fostering parent involvement, and sound stewardship of school finances. Peter holds a BA from Haverford College, a Masters in Sociology from the London School of Economics, and a Masters in Education from New York University.

Peter is part of the summer 2018 cohort of the highly selective Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship, a two-year program for talented leaders who are reimagining America’s public schools.

James Kelly, Principal

James (Jimmy) Kelly began his tenure as Principal in July 2021, having previously served as the Assistant Principal and Director of the Middle School. He also serves as co-chair of the Ninth Grade Counts Network at Raise DC and is a member of the organization’s Postsecondary Access and Completion Change Network. Prior to joining the faculty at Washington Latin, Jimmy served as the Director of PrepNext at DC Prep. Jimmy began his education career as a Teach For America Corps Member teaching middle school math in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2011, he co-founded the college access program inspireSTL, which supports scholars from 7th grade through college graduation with securing tutoring/coaching, financial aid, and college access.

Senior Leadership Team

Ms. Janelle Bradley – Director of Middle School

Ms. Kara Brady – Director of Upper School

Ms. Tiffany Bufort – Director of Integrated Services

Mr. Bill Clausen – Assistant Principal for Academics

Ms. Kate Cromwell – Director of Advocacy, Communication and Engagement

Ms. Aryn Davis – Director of Mental Health

Mr. Bob Eleby-El –  Director of Athletics

Ms. Crystal Eleby-El – Director of Student Recruitment & Alumni Relations

Senior Leadership Team

Ms. Martita FlemingDirector of Operations

Ms Meg Kovach – Assistant Director of Upper School

Ms. Crys Latham – Director of College Counseling

Mr. Carl Lyon – Director of Information Technology

Ms. Sarai Reed – Assistant Director of Middle School

Ms. Yinnie Tse – Director of Finance

Ms. Sandra Whitfield – Director of Student Support

Senior Leadership Team

Ms. Janelle Bradley – Director of Middle School

Ms. Kara Brady – Director of Upper School

Ms. Tiffany Bufort – Director of Integrated Services

Mr. Bill Clausen – Assistant Principal for Academics

Ms. Kate Cromwell – Director of Advocacy, Communication and Engagement

Ms. Aryn Davis – Director of Mental Health

Mr. Bob Eleby-El –  Director of Athletics

Ms. Crystal Eleby-El – Director of Student Recruitment & Alumni Relations

Senior Leadership Team

Ms. Martita FlemingDirector of Operations

Ms Meg Kovach – Assistant Director of Upper School

Ms. Crys Latham – Director of College Counseling

Mr. Carl Lyon – Director of Information Technology

Ms. Sarai Reed – Assistant Director of Middle School

Ms. Kerry Richardson – Director of Family Engagement

Ms. Yinnie Tse – Director of Finance

Ms. Sandra Whitfield – Director of Student Support

Directory of Faculty & Staff

To see all members of our faculty, please visit our directory. To email a faculty member, please click on their name.