Hilary Darilek serves as the Chief Executive Officer of E.L. Haynes Public Charter School. Previous to this role, Hilary served as the DCPS Deputy Chief of the Principal Effectiveness division where she oversaw the systems design and operationalization of the recruitment, selection, development, evaluation, and retention of school leaders for all DC Public Schools. Hilary also served as Managing Director of the DC Program of New Leaders- a leading, national urban principal training program working with both the district and charter schools of the city. She began her career as a middle school math and science teacher in Baltimore, Maryland and as an education researcher at the RAND Corporation. Darilek holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics from the College of William and Mary, a master’s degree in teaching from the Johns Hopkins University, a master’s degree from the London School of Economics in applied mathematics, and an executive master’s degree in leadership from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.