School Leaders

David McBride


David McBride joined Rochester Prep in 2006 as the founding history teacher at Brooks Campus. From the 2009-2010 school year to the 2012-2013 school year he served as Principal of Rochester Prep Brooks Campus before stepping down to open the high school. Prior to joining Rochester Prep, David taught U.S. History and Foreign Policy at the University of Leicester in England. 


Laura Clay

Director of Operations

Laura Clay joined Rochester Prep in 2014 as the Office Manager at the high school and is now the Director of Operations.  She has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from SUNY Geneseo and is working toward a Master of Arts degree in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University.  Prior to joining the operations team at Rochester Prep, Ms. Clay was a charter corps member of Teach for America and worked on several congressional campaigns.