Tess Bertonneau

Tess Bertonneau teaches Grade 2 at Maury. She became familiar with DC Public Schools and Capitol Hill area schools as a student teacher in a Grade 3 class at Miner Elementary. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education at Brigham Young University, where she also earned a Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) certification […]

Henri Cooper

Henri Cooper teaches Grade 1 at Maury, where she has taught for more than 20 years. Of her 30 years of teaching, she says: “I love the times when my students get that ‘I got it’ look in their eyes—the times they have those ‘aha!’ moments, and then put those realizations into practice. It’s a wonderful […]

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 […]

Katie Spellacy

Katie Spellacy teaches Grade 3 Writing, Science, and Social Studies, and brings over 15 years of teaching experience. Prior to joining the Maury community, Ms. Spellacy worked at Capital City Public Charter School and Bell Multicultural High School. She is enthusiastic about teaching and learning and loves working with children of all ages! Ms. Spellacy started her teaching career in […]

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 […]

Abby Sparrow

Abby Sparrow

Abby Sparrow teaches Grade 4 at Maury. Ms. Sparrow joined the Maury community in 2014, after teaching Grade 7 and 8 English Language Arts for six years at a DCPS middle school. Ms. Sparrow studied English and Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and earned a Master of Arts in Teaching from American University. In her free time, she […]

Asonja Dorsey

Asonja Dorsey teaches Grade 1, and has taught at Maury for over 20 years. “I am floored year after year when I see the transformation of my students. First graders grow so much academically in one year. I adore my little sponges. I have many teachers in my personal life. My mother is truly the best teacher […]

Shanna Williams-Carr

Shanna Willams-Carr teaches Grade 3 Math, and began her career at Maury as a Math Resource Teacher. Prior to joining Maury, she spent 10 years at Smothers Elementary School as a classroom teacher and an instructional coach. Mrs. Carr loves technology and all that it can do to enhance the education of children! Mrs. Carr grew […]