Standing Ovation is an important annual tradition—it is the night when business and philanthropic leaders formally recognize DCPS’ extraordinary educators for their critical contributions to our community.
— Mark Ein, DC Ed Fund Board Chairman and Salutatorian Sponsor

Valedictorian SPONSORS • $50,000+

Salutatorian SPONSORS • $25,000

Highest Honors Sponsors • $10,000

High Honors Sponsors • $5,000

Fort Lincoln New Town Corporation


Health Services for Children with Special Needs

Colin Heffron

Host Hotels & Resort, Inc.

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, Inc.

Lakeshore Learning Materials


Theodore J. Leonsis and Lynn M. Leonsis

Lexia Learning

MedStar Health

Merrill Family Foundation

Sachiko Kuno Foundation

Lori and Benjamin Soto

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Bill and Sunny Alsup

Amplify Education

The Andrew and Julie Klingenstein Family Fund

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Building Hope

The Buffy & William Cafritz Family Foundation, Inc.

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Brooke and Stephane Carnot

Children's National

CSX Transportation

Discovery Education


EF Education

Fight for Children

Follett School Solutions

Forest City Washington