Specials Teachers

Lauren Bomba, Art

Lauren Bomba has taught Art at “Studio Maury” since 2012, and strives to make art integral to all areas of student learning: “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 ... Read More

Stephanie Conant, Think Tank

Stephanie Conant is thrilled to join the Maury community as the Think Tank teacher. Ms. Conant received her bachelor’s degree from Luther College, in Decorah, Iowa in English and Environmental Science. Next, she served as an AmeriCorps and FoodCorps service member in northeast Iowa, helping schools develop school wellness teams and gardens. She received a Master of Arts degree ... Read More

Leah Hathaway, PE & Health

Leah Hathaway teaches Physical Education and Health at Maury. Ms. Hathaway is originally from upstate New York where she completed her bachelor’s degree in Physical Education with a Concentration in Adapted Physical Education. She earned a master’s degree in Sport Management from SUNY-Cortland. Ms. Hathaway is committed to providing individuals with the support they need to discover their true potential: “Developing overall ... Read More

Linda Cadiz Marks, Librarian

Linda Cadiz Marks is from Honolulu, Hawaii. She holds a teaching license in both elementary education and school librarianship. Ms. Marks has many years of teaching experience, which includes experience with special education, English Language Learners, Grades 1-2, Grades 3-9 (art), library media and information, literacy, and curriculum coordination. In her spare time, Ms. Marks enjoys hula, ballroom dance, ... Read More

Nathaniel Rogers, Music

Nathaniel Rogers teaches Music at Maury. Mr. Rogers has designed the music program at Maury to provide students with an opportunity to experience both vocal and instrumental music, while teaching students how to listen, analyze, and evaluate music. Students have studies in music theory and music history, and have the opportunity to learn about the connections between ... Read More

Qinghua Wang, Chinese

Qinghua Wang (pronounced Ching Wah Wong) has more than 10 years of experience teaching Chinese to DC elementary school students. As a member of the 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 ... Read More