Shirley Battle | Kindergarten

Shirley Battle has taught at Maury since 1992. “What I like most about teaching is interacting with children, building relationships with families, and the awesome reward of observing students learn new skills. The love of children and the power of education inspired me to become a teacher.” Mrs. Battle is a native Washingtonian and a […]

Janine Levin | PK3

Janine Levin has taught PK3 at Maury since 2010. Ms. Levin started her teaching career at Brent Elementary where she remained for 10 years. She then spent one year working as a Master Educator for DCPS. In that role, she visited every public elementary school in D.C. and observed and evaluated Pre-K teachers. It was […]

Maria Cali

Maria Cali | 5th Grade

Math/Science/Social Studies Maria Cali joined the Maury team as a 5th grade Math/Science/Social Studies teacher in 2020. Ms. Cali grew up in the Boston area, and received her B.A. in Sociology from Vassar College. She finished her M.Ed in Elementary Education at Vanderbilt University in 2020. Along with 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 McCandies joined the Maury community in 2021. She teaches 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. Since that time, her experience has focused on teaching and working in special education coordination, in a wide […]

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 | Health / PE

Timothy Muha joined Maury and DCPS in 2020, having seven years prior experience teaching Physical Education. He loves teaching physical education and sharing his passion for sport and fitness with students. Mr. Muha was born and raised in Vienna, Virginia, and has called the DMV home his whole life. He attended The Catholic University of […]

Rachel Schwartz | Kindergarten

Rachel Schwartz started teaching at Maury, as a kindergarten teacher, in 2020. She is passionate about working closely with her 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.” Mrs. Schwartz grew […]