Emily Paterson

Emily Paterson will teach the combination preschool/preK class this year. Prior to that, she was a teacher’s aide at Maury for 6 years in kindergarten, 1st, 3rd, and 4th grades. She has been a proud Maury parent since 2010! She has a B.A. in History from Furman University and is working towards a Master’s of […]

Lindsay Bowers, Math Interventionist

Lindsay Bowers started her educational journey at James Madison University where she earned a Masters in Arts of Education from James Madison University. She continued her education a couple years later while teaching and received an Education Specialist degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of Virginia. Ms. Bowers has been in education for […]

Laura Delaney, Social Worker

Laura Delaney joined Maury in 2017 with nine years of experience working as a school social worker in DCPS and charter schools. Ms. Delaney loves working in schools because she can work with children, educators, and families all in one setting. Ms. Delaney earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan, and […]

Nikki Barber

Nikki Barber is the Grade 5 Math, Science, and Social Studies teacher. Ms. Barber is a native Washingtonian and a proud graduate of DC Public Schools! She attended Amidon Elementary School, Jefferson Middle School, and Ballou Senior High School. Ms. Barber received a full, 4-year academic scholarship to Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia, where she graduated […]

Heather Duncan

Heather Duncan

Heather Duncan teaches Grade 5 English Language Arts at Maury. Mrs. Duncan brings 13 years of education experience, with positions teaching middle level Language Arts, Grade 5, and most recently, as a K-Grade 5 reading teacher in Oklahoma City. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Oklahoma, and has received training in the Reading […]

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 […]

Kira Kliment

Kira Kliment, a.k.a. “Ms. Kira,” teaches PK4 at Maury. Ms. Kira graduated from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. A life-long soccer player, her love of sports lead to working with youth during college. After college, Ms. Kira was accepted to Americorps as part of the City Year program in Cleveland, Ohio, […]

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 […]