Specials Teachers

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 ... Read More

Amanda Mentzer, Think Tank

Amanda Mentzer is excited to be leading Think Tank for the 2016–17 school year. Prior to living in D.C., Ms. Mentzer taught math, science, and language arts to Grade 7 and 8 students in California and Maine. Previously, she was a civil engineer, and brings plenty of first-hand STEM experience to her teaching. This is ... Read More

Linda Cadiz Marks, Librarian

Ms. Linda Cadiz Marks is from Honolulu, Hawaii. She holds a teaching license in both elementary education (K-6) and school librarianship (K-12).l She has many years of teaching experience. Some of her experiences are special education (SpEd), English Language Learner (ELL), grades 1-2, grades 3-9 (art), library media and information specialist, literacy coach and curriculum ... Read More

Qinghua Wang, Chinese Teacher

Qinghua Wang, the new Maury Chinese teacher is in her tenth year teaching Chinese to DC elementary school students. As a member DC World Languages Committee, she helped develop the current DCPS Foreign Language Standards. Ms. Wang also wrote the curriculum for the DCPS Chinese language program. She has a master’s degree in early childhood ... Read More

Mr. Nathaniel Rogers, Music

All Maury students have the opportunity to participate in music once a week. The music program at Maury is dedicated to providing students with an opportunity to experience both vocal and instrumental music, while teaching students how to listen, analyze, and evaluate music. Students will begin studies in music theory and music history, and will ... Read More

Ms. Lauren Bomba, Art

This is my third year teaching art and I feel so lucky to have begun my career as an art educator at Maury—a school and community that respects and celebrates the arts. I have always found a way to incorporate art into everything I do—even in my previous careers as a women’s health educator. Finding ... Read More