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 […]

Janine Levin, PK3

Janine Levin has taught PK3 at Maury since 2010. While she is originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Ms. Levin has lived in the DC area most of her life. She attended Montgomery County Public Schools before earning a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Goucher College, a Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Education from Towson University, […]

Maria Cali

Maria Cali

Maria Cali is excited to be joining the Maury team as a 5th grade Math/Science/Social Studies teacher. She grew up in the Boston area, and received her B.A. in Sociology from Vassar College. Recently, Ms. Cali finished her M.Ed in Elementary Education at Vanderbilt University. In addition to education, she is passionate about food justice […]

Valerie Boyd, AIDE (PK3)

Hi, my name is Ms. Boyd and I am excited to be a part of the ECE Team at Maury Elementary. I can’t wait to learn about you and your family, but now here are a few things about me. I was born and raised in Washington, DC, the Southeast District Ward 8; I am […]

Camelia McCandies, Special Education Math

Camelia is excited to join the Maury Community in the 20-21 school year, teaching Special Education Math, across the third through fifth grade levels. She began her career working in nonprofit administration, transitioning to the role of educator in 2012. Camelia comes from New Orleans, by way of North Carolina, and has spent the past […]

Welcome to Maury Elementary School

Dear Maury Families, We are so excited to welcome back the full student body in person this 2021-2022 school year! It is critical that we continue to implement safety measures in response to the ongoing pandemic, but it is equally important for our students to experience a fun year of learning. We appreciate the collaboration […]

Timothy Muha, Physical Education

My name is Timothy Muha and this will be my 8th year teaching Physical Education and my first year in DCPS. I was born and raised in Vienna, Virginia and have called the DMV home my whole life. I attended The Catholic University of America in Brookland, graduating in 2012 and starting my teaching career […]

Rachel Schwartz

My passion is working closely with my students and their families to create a meaningful learning experience for each student. I love to watch my students grow throughout the year and strengthen their confidence in themselves and their learning. I grew up in Long Island, New York. I attended Binghamton University, where I received a […]