Kindergarten

Shirley Battle

Shirley Battle is a Kindergarten teacher, and has taught at Maury for over 20 years. “What I like most about teaching is interacting with the children and the awesome reward of observing students learn new things. The love of children and the power of education inspired me to become a teacher. I am so proud when ... Read More

Amadi Hemphill

Amadi Hemphill teaches Kindergarten at Maury. She was born and raised in Washington, DC, and is a proud product of DC Public Schools. Ms. Hemphill graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Spanish. Currently, she is working on her Master of Education at Trinity University. Ms. Hemphill ... Read More

Maria Maya

Maria Maya will teach Kindergarten at Maury in the fall. Prior to this new role, she was the Early Childhood Special Education teacher at Maury for three years. Ms. Maya grew up in Florida (Go Gators!) and moved to DC where she earned her master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education from The George Washington ... Read More