Feraz Ashraf, Library

Feraz Ashraf is the new School Librarian at Maury. He was born and raised in the United Kingdom and moved to Michigan as a teenager. Mr. Ashraf attended the University of Michigan for his undergraduate degree and returned to London for his Master of Arts in Information Services Management from London Metropolitan University. Prior to […]

Kaylee Mina, Music

Kaylee Mina is thrilled to be joining the Maury team as the music teacher. Growing up on Long Island, New York and in Gaithersburg, Maryland, she considers herself an east coast native. She is a graduate from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities where she received her BMus in General and Instrumental Music Education. Kaylee […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lauren Falls, PE & Health

Lauren Falls joined Maury in 2018 as the Health and Physical Education teacher. Ms. Falls has previously worked in DCPS at the high school level.  While teaching high school, she also served as a coach and an assistant coach for several sports, including basketball, soccer, golf, and flag football. Ms. Falls enjoys working with children of all ages. She is […]

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 […]

Marvina Campbell

Marvina Campbell is an experienced early childhood educator born and raised in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. She’s an honors graduate from the College of Education at Florida A&M University. Ms. Campbell is a current DC resident passionately committed to her journey in urban education. She has worked with young children since the age of […]

Nick Lilja

Nick Lilja is excited to be joining the Maury team as a Grade 2 teacher. He grew up close by in Maryland, and is excited to begin his fourth year teaching with DCPS. Mr. Lilja received his B.A. from Penn State and recently graduated with his Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education from American […]