Specials Teachers

Erika Paola Torregroza Meza | Spanish (World Language)

Erika Torregroza joined Maury in 2021 as the Spanish teacher. Before joining the Maury community, she had been teaching World Languages for about ten years to elementary, middle, and high school students in Colombia. Ms. Torregroza grew up in Barranquilla, Columbia. She has a Bachelor of Education in the Teaching of Foreign Languages, and a ... Read More

Feraz Ashraf | Library

Feraz Ashraf joined the Maury staff in 2021 as the school’s librarian. Before coming to Maury, Mr. Ashraf worked at Johns Hopkins University for seven years and was a stay-at-home dad to his three young children for two years. Mr. Ashraf was born and raised in the United Kingdom and when he was a teenager ... Read More

Kaylee Mina | Music

Kaylee Mina joined Maury in 2021 as the Music teacher. Ms. Mina grew up on Long Island, New York and in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She considers herself to be an East Coast native. She received her Bachelor of Music in General and Instrumental Music Education from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. She is passionate about ... Read More

Lauren Bomba | Art

Lauren Bomba has taught art in “Studio Maury” since 2012. “I feel so lucky,” she says, “to have begun my career as an art educator at Maury—a school and community that celebrates and supports the arts.” Ms. Bomba was born in Washington, D.C. but considers North Carolina home. She graduated from Appalachian State University in ... Read More

Stephanie Conant | Think Tank

Science Resources – Grades K-2 Stephanie Conant joined the Maury community in 2017 as the Think Tank teacher. Ms. Conant grew up in Wisconsin and Northern Virginia. She received her bachelor’s degree in English and Environmental Science from Luther College, in Decorah, Iowa. Next, she served as an AmeriCorps and FoodCorps service member in northeast ... Read More

Lauren Falls | Health / PE

Lauren Falls joined Maury in 2018 as the Health and Physical Education teacher. Ms. Falls had previously worked in DCPS at the high school level. While teaching high school, she also served as a coach and an assistant coach for several sports, including basketball, soccer, golf, and flag football. Ms. Falls holds a Bachelor of ... Read More

Timothy Muha | Health / PE

Timothy Muha joined Maury and DCPS in 2020, having seven years prior experience teaching Physical Education. He loves teaching physical education and sharing his passion for sport and fitness with students. Mr. Muha was born and raised in Vienna, Virginia, and has called the DMV home his whole life. He attended The Catholic University of ... Read More