2nd Grade Teachers

Kaitlin Cunningham-Gonzalez | Special Education

1st-3rd Grade Kaitlin Cunningham Gonzalez teaches special education across the first, second, and third grade levels. She began teaching at Maury in 2021, starting her sixth year in the educational field. She inspires her students to find joy in learning through taking risks and problem-solving in project-based learning. Mrs. Cunningham Gonzalez is originally from New ... Read More

Nick Lilja | 2nd Grade

Nicholas (“Nick”) Lilja joined Maury as a second-grade teacher in 2021, beginning his fourth year teaching with DCPS. Mr. Lilja grew up in Maryland. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Penn State and graduated with his Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education from American University. Some of Mr. Lilja’s hobbies are film photography, ... Read More

Katie Linn | 2nd Grade

Katie Linn joined the Maury community, as a second-grade teacher, in 2016. Ms. Linn earned her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Lynchburg University and her Master of Arts in Elementary Education from Marymount University. Before joining Maury she taught in Virginia and North Carolina. In her free time, Ms. Linn likes to cook, ... Read More

Tess Winters | 2nd Grade

Tess Winters started teaching at Maury in January 2016 as a fifth-grade teacher and shifted to second grade the following academic year. She became familiar with DCPS and Capitol Hill-area schools after student teaching at Miner Elementary. Ms. Winters was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education at Brigham ... Read More

Lille Zucconi | 2nd Grade

Lille Zucconi started at Maury, as a second-grade teacher, in 2019. Ms. Zucconi is a D.C. native. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Wittenberg University and her Master of Arts from Loyola University. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and experiencing the District’s rich cultural institutions and history that she can share ... Read More