3rd Grade Teachers

Camelia McCandies, Special Education Math

Camelia is excited to join the Maury Community in the 20-21 school year, teaching Special Education Math, across the third through fifth grade levels. She began her career working in nonprofit administration, transitioning to the role of educator in 2012. Camelia comes from New Orleans, by way of North Carolina, and has spent the past ... Read More

Katie Spellacy

Katie Spellacy teaches Grade 3 Reading 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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Ben Stone

Ben Stone teaches Grade 3 writing, science, and social studies at Maury. He has been teaching elementary learners since 2013.  He is a fellow of the Center for Inspired Teaching, a returned Peace Corps volunteer from Armenia, and holds a Masters of Elementary education from Trinity Washington University.  Ben loves teaching and learning. In his ... Read More

Iris Jefferson, Aide (Grade 3)

Iris Jefferson has been working with children since 2009. I’ve joined the Maury team 2012 I am PTA Aide for third grade. I was born and raised in Prince George County now reside in D.C. I love spending time with family and friends. I believe that to teach them effectively you must touch their hearts long before you ... Read More