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Patricia Wong | DCPS Occupational Therapist

Patricia Wong is a DCPS Occupational Therapist whose work assignment includes Maury Elementary. She started working with Maury students in 2021.

Jo An Yu Heitstumam | DCPS Speech-Language Pathologist

Jo Antonette Heitstuman is a DCPS Speech-Language Pathologist whose work assignment includes Maury Elementary. She started working with Maury students in 2019. Ms. Heitstuman’s father was in the military. So she grew up moving often, but spent the most time in California and Japan. She received her bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from University of ... Read More

Adam Maynard | School Psychologist

Adam Maynard joined Maury in 2020 after returning to D.C. following seven years in NYC working with the Lexington School for the Deaf. Mr. Maynard enjoys working in schools where he can share his love of languages, learning, and above all LEGO. Mr. Maynard grew up in Annapolis, MD. He earned his bachelor’s degrees in ... Read More

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

Caitlyn Burns | Special Education

Pre-K & Kindergarten Caitlyn Burns teaches special education across the pre-k and kindergarten grade levels. She joined the Maury team in 2019 as a paraprofessional in a PK4 classroom and joined the special education team as a teacher in 2020. Before joining the DCPS and Maury communities, she spent time teaching in the public charter ... Read More

Lindsay Bowers | Interventionist

English Learners and Math Lindsay Bowers joined Maury Elementary in 2015, before which she taught for five years in Fairfax County. Ms. Bowers loves the Maury community and watching her students grow throughout the school year. Ms. Bowers grew up in Fairfax, VA. She started her educational journey at James Madison University where she earned ... Read More

Laura Delaney | Social Worker

Laura Delaney joined Maury in 2017 after gaining nine years of experience working as a school social worker in DCPS and charter schools. Mrs. Delaney loves working in schools because she can work with children, educators, and families all in one setting. Mrs. Delaney is a native Washingtonian, and grew up in Northwest D.C. She ... Read More

Stefanie Gordon | Special Education

ELA Stefanie Gordon joined Maury in 2015, teaching Special Education ELA. Before joining the Maury staff, she taught Grade 2 at a charter school in D.C. as well as special education in other DCPS schools. Ms. Gordon comes from a family of educators—both grandmothers, mother, and two younger sisters—so it was natural she would become ... Read More

Camelia McCandies | Special Education

Math Camelia McCandies joined the Maury community in 2021. She teaches 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. Since that time, her experience has focused on teaching and working in special education coordination, in a wide ... Read More

Norah Rabiah | Reading Specialist and Intervention Lead

Norah Rabiah began at Maury Elementary in 2011 as the Instructional Coach. Prior to 2011, she was the assistant principal and a classroom teacher at Murch Elementary in D.C. She began her career in Michigan. Ms. Rabiah is from Ann Arbor, Michigan. She has a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Michigan ... Read More

Rebecca Sanghvi | English Language Arts Instructional Coach

Rebecca Sanghvi joined the Maury community in 2015. She taught third grade and reading intervention at Maury before becoming an instructional coach. She has also taught first and second grade in D.C. charter schools and San Francisco public schools. Ms. Sanghvi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Pittsburgh, a ... Read More