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 […]
Kim Wright-Spurlock teaches PK4, and has been teaching at Maury for more than 20 years. “What I like most like about teaching is watching children when they get it—that ‘aha!’ moment is priceless. Knowing that you have touched a person’s life by helping them become educated in different areas is very inspirational.” Contact Ms. Wright-Spurlock.
Amadi Hemphill teaches Kindergarten at Maury. She was born and raised in Washington, DC, and is a proud product of DC Public Schools. Ms. Hemphill graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Spanish. Currently, she is working on her Master of Education at Trinity University. Ms. Hemphill […]
Maria Maya teaches Kindergarten at Maury. Previously, she was the Early Childhood Special Education teacher at Maury for three years. Ms. Maya grew up in Florida (Go Gators!) and moved to DC where she earned her master’s degree in Early Childhood Special Education from The George Washington University. She began her career as a preschool […]
Katie Jondal teaches 5th Grade Reading and Writing at Maury. She began her career at Maury as a kindergarten aide while she received her Master of Arts in Teaching from Johns Hopkins University. Prior to joining Maury, Ms. Jondal attended the University of Wisconsin — Madison where she studied Biology and Spanish. She originally grew […]
Mrs. Bank studied Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Michigan and earned a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Maryland. Emily worked as an engineer for the Department of the Navy before following her passion and taking a job as Program Director for the Kids on Ice program at Fort […]
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, […]
Emmanuel Appiah, a.k.a. “Mr. A.” teaches PK3 at Maury. He was born in Woodbridge, Virginia and was raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Mr. Appiah graduated from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Go Hawks!) with a Bachelor’s degree in English and Telecommunications. Currently, he is working on his Master of Arts in Teaching for […]