1st Grade Teachers

Liz Nigro, Special Education

Liz Nigro teaches first and second grade special education and is elated to rejoin the Maury community after working as an interim special educator last school year! She was born nearby, in Fairfax, Virginia, and can’t wait for her fourth year in the DC public and public charter school system. Prior to teaching, she earned ... Read More

Corinne Carmichael

Originally from New York, I always loved school and knew from a young age that I wanted to be a teacher. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, Child Studies, and Spanish, as well as a Master of Education degree in Learning, Diversity, and Urban Studies from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Courtney Wolfe

Courtney Wolfe

Courtney Wolfe teaches Grade 1 at Maury. Ms. Wolfe joined Maury in 2013 as a reading specialist, and has taught both Kindergarten and combined Kindergarten/Grade 1 classes. Contact Ms. Wolfe.