Nikki Barber

Ms. Barber is a native Washingtonian and product of DC Public Schools. She attended Amidon ES, Jefferson MS, and Ballou SHS. Ms. Barber received a full, 4-year academic scholarship to Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia. She graduated with a B.S. in Biology and returned to DC where she worked for the Department of Education’s […]




Leah Hathaway, PE & Health

I am excited to join the staff at Maury Elementary School. I am originally from Upstate New York where I completed my undergraduate degree in Physical Education with a Concentration in Adapted Physical Education. I continued my education at SUNY Cortland where I completed my Masters in Sport Management. As an educator, my commitment is […]




Amadi Hemphill

Amadi Hemphill is excited to return to Maury as a Kindergarten lead teacher. She was born and raised in Washington, D.C., and is a proud product of D.C. Public Schools. Ms. Hemphill graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English, and a minor in Spanish. Currently, she is working […]




Sam Hauslohner

Sam Hauslohner, Special Education

Sam Hauslohner is thrilled to be joining the Maury community! A Washington native, Mr. Hauslohner spent the last three years at Gesher Jewish Day School in Fairfax. He received his bachelor’s in American History from McGill University in Montreal.




Lindsay Bowers

I am thrilled to join the Maury Elementary community this school year! I am coming from Fairfax County where I taught for the last five years. I studied Elementary Education at James Madison University and recently finished an Administration and Supervision degree from the University of Virginia. In my free time I love to read […]




Stefanie Gordon, Special Education (Primary)

Stef will begin her fourth year of teaching here at Maury for the 2015-2016 school year. Stef comes from a family of educators (both grandmothers, mother, and 2 younger sisters) so it was only natural she would become a teacher. Prior to teaching Special Education at Maury, Stef taught 2nd grade at a charter school […]




Maria Zambrano, Special Education (Early Childhood)

I am originally from Florida, where I received a certificate in Speech and Language Pathology at Florida International University. I moved to DC where I earned a Masters degree in Early Childhood Special Education at The George Washington University. I began my career as a Preschool teacher with Arlington Public Schools and recently joined DCPS as […]