3rd 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

Stacia Cedillo | 3rd Grade

Math/Science/Social Studies Stacia Cedillo joined Maury as a third-grade Math, Science, and Social Studies teacher in 2021. Before moving to D.C. from Texas, Ms. Cedillo spent five years teaching middle school science and social studies, then worked with STEM and elementary pre-service teachers as a teacher educator for four years. Mrs. Cedillo has a bachelor’s ... Read More

Katie Spellacy | 3rd Grade

Reading / Writing Katherine (“Katie”) Spellacy has taught at Maury since 2016, teaching fifth grade for one year before moving to third grade. Before joining the Maury community, Ms. Spellacy worked at Capital City Public Charter School for ten years and Bell Multicultural High School for six years. Ms. Spellacy grew up in St. Paul, ... Read More

Ben Stone | 3rd Grade

Reading / Writing Ben Stone joined Maury in 2019, teaching Grade 3 Reading and Writing. He has been teaching elementary learners since 2013. Mr. Stone received his undergraduate degree from College of Wooster and holds a master’s degree in Elementary Education from Trinity Washington University. He is a fellow of the Center for Inspired Teaching, ... Read More

Shanna Williams-Carr | 3rd Grade

Math/Science/Social Studies Shanna Willams-Carr teaches Grade 3 Math. She began her career at Maury as a Math Resource Teacher. Before joining Maury, she spent ten 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. ... 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