Faculty

A. Swetha Arumuga

Primary Educator

Swetha is a passionate teacher and finds immense joy in engaging with children of the primary level. She is enthusiastic about teaching Science and Social Studies, and constantly looks for creative and innovative teaching methods. She has completed her Master’s in Counselling psychology. She expanded her domain with a postgraduate diploma in Learning Disabilities for dyslexia.

Aarthi Bhargav

Primary Educator

Aarthi Bhargav is a biomedical instrumentation engineer by qualification. She handles Purna Vidya at Harishree. She is excited about it and believes it has a deep and meaningful impact on the lives of children. She considers it important that children know about their culture. She feels every child is inspired to live a life based on dharma, compassion and contentment through these classes. Aarthi endeavours to make her sessions interactive, absorbing and fun for the children.

Aishwarya Parthasarathy

Montessori Educator

Aishwarya is a certified Montessori teacher certified by IMTC. Her earlier stints were in the Corporate sector. Inspired by the Montessori philosophy, she took up the Montessori course and was deeply impressed by the depth and subtlety. She enjoys working with children and believes each child is endowed with a unique set of talents and capabilities. Her other interests include listening to music ,singing, cooking and reading.

Anita Thabithal

Montessori Educator

Anita is an enthusiastic Montessori teacher and loves working with young children. She believes children should learn in a supportive and creative environment. She endeavors to enable learning opportunities that would help them grow creative, independent and confident. Anitha believes in every child’s perspective. She derives her joy from seeing them grow and develop new skills.

Anupama Parthasarathy

Yoga Trainer

Anupama Parthasarathy is a passionate yoga teacher who firmly believes in starting young. She is a professional yoga traoner and is currently undergoing advanced training at Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram, one of the most reputed yoga schools. She believes in the aspects of form and function in yoga and strives to create a balance between the two while teaching.

Anuradha Babu

Mddle School Educator

Anuradha Babu has been with Harishree for over 8 years and finds her calling in engaging young minds productively. She is passionate about the English language and endeavors to instill effective communication skills with good application and flawless grammar. She promotes ‘learning with context’ and consciously incorporates thought provoking debates, discussions and activities to make learning experiential and fun. She believes hardwork, passion and consistency are keys in achieving one’s goals.

Aparna

Middle School Educator

Aparna is a passionate English language educator, and her mission is to create responsible global citizens by inculcating the spirit of lifelong learning in her students. She promotes inquiry-based learning in her classroom, and encourages wide reading and writing with application. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Stella Maris and has been with Harishree for over 5 years. She loves to watch movies and listen to contemporary music.

Aruna K.

Senior secondary Educator

Ms. Aruna Kalyansundar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics and a Master’s in Human Resources, PGDMM from LIBA. She has rich experience in education, training and development, spanning over 20+ years. Her focus is on building a wide variety of pedagogical methods to suit different types of learners. She strives to make use of creative and innovative techniques while teaching her students. She believes every teacher is also a learner and looks for every opportunity to be more effective.

Aruna Sivaramakrishnan

Senior secondary Educator

Interaction and productive engagement with students have been the driving forces for Aruna to take up teaching for a career. She teaches Accountancy to senior school students. She encourages strong conceptual understanding and adopts the ‘Why & How’ technique in the classroom. Her academic qualifications include a Masters in Commerce, Intermediate in Chartered Accountancy and Cost Accountancy and Cambridge International Diploma in Teaching and Learning. She has over 12 years of teaching experience and firmly believes that a healthy and empowered class environment is key to effective learning.

Ashuwanth KP

Senior secondary Educator

Ashuwanth KP handles Legal Studies for senior students. He is a B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) from Tamil Nadu National Law University in and sees himself as someone who is driven by a passion for public service. He is passionate about law, and believes the best way to start serving the public is by shaping and enlightening the next generation’s minds by teaching them law. He engages his students through debates, group discussions and group assignments.

B. Smitha Krishna

Montessori Educator

Smitha Krishna is a trained Montessori Educator and has a B.Ed(Special Education) to her credit, She has undergone an intensive Teacher’s Training course by Madras Dyslexia Association(MDA) to further consolidate her knowledge and skill. A compassionate teacher, she believes learning is a continuous process. She has been with Harishree for over 10 years and looks forward to more and more productive work with the young minds.

Bala Srinivasan

Primary Educator

Bala Srinivasan has been with Harishree for over 17 years, as a Math teacher. Passionate about her subject and keen on working with children, she constantly endeavours to make learning creative, innovative, thorough and enjoyable. She believes children are her greatest source of energy and inspiration. Along with Math, she also strives to impress upon them, right values and attitude towards learning.

Bharathi Nathan

Secondary School Educator

Bharathi is a passionate teacher and enjoys working with children. She holds a Master’s degree in Agricultural Science and has over 14 years of teaching experience to her credit. She endeavours to make even complex things simple and entertaining for children, for ease of learning and better retention. She makes an effort to include various active learning strategies towards this. She believes in promoting independent thinking and encourages her students to express their thoughts with confidence.

Bhuvaneswari E. M.

Secondary School Educator

Bhuvaneswari is a passionate art teacher. She is a Master’s in Painting from the Govt College of Fine Arts, Chennai and has been a teacher for over 6 years. She loves to explore different mediums along with other crafts such as crochet, embroidery, sewing, knitting, calligraphy and textile designing. She believes everyone should experience art in their lives and every day is a brand new opportunity to grow. She strives to inculcate interest in art and crafts in children.

Booma Rajagopalan

Montessori Educator

Booma is passionate about with working with young children. She has a combination of science and management degree along with a diploma in Montessori from IMTC. She believes in creating a nurturing and supportive environment for children to learn and grow. She promotes responsibility, self-regulation, caring and fun as the four legs of the stool in her classroom, in a bid to guide them to become responsible citizens.

Charukesi Saishankar

Senior secondary Educator

Charukesi joined Hari Shree in October 2015 and teaches Chemistry to the senior classes. She holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry and a Bachelors degree in Education. Interacting with young minds and engaging with students motivate her. Charukesi believes that the effort of a true educator should be towards unlocking the potential in every human being. She promotes the idea of a ‘thinking classroom’ and encourages her students to participate and contribute to the learning.

Charumati Ramanujam

Montessori Educator

Charumathi finds immense joy in working with children. She handles Hindi with passion and interest. Her deep love for the language and children helped her give direction to her career. She encourages her students to express themselves in Hindi. She endeavours to instill enthusiasm in her students to learn and use Hindi for creativity and communication.

Chinnu Merin Mathew

Senior secondary Educator

Chinnu Merin is a Political Science enthusiast who facilitates Political Science, History and Civics. She encourages her students to learn and understand about our society, country and government. She has completed her masters’ degree and also Master of Philosophjy in Political Science. She is committed to make learning interesting and fun, through interactive and engaging teaching strategies. She strives to motivate every student to grow up as a proactive citizen of the nation.

Deepthi Srinath

Primary Educator

Deepthi Srinath holds a Bachelor’s in Education and a Master’s degree in Communications. Coming from the corporate world, Deepthi’s passion lay in engaging young minds. She believes that learning gets more interesting when students get to apply their learning to real life. She emphasizes on the ‘How’ and ‘Why’ of things, to open up the child’s mind and make learning interactive.

Durga S

Montessori Educator

Durga is an energetic and enthusiastic Montessori teacher. With a Master’s in Human Development and a certification in Montessori, she is committed to help the children become independent and self-regulated. She believes in creating a safe, supportive, stimulating and positive learning environment for the holistic development of the children. She promotes creativity and hands-on learning in her classroom.

Erika Chatterjee

Secondary School Educator

Erika is immensely passionate about teaching. She looks for effective and practical teachuing and learning strategies to teach Chemistry to middle and high school students. She has completed her Master’s degree in Organic Chemistry. She believes Science is more interesting and appealing when students learn its applications in real life. Her classes include the ‘How’ and ‘Why’, that kindle the young minds and inculcate the curiosity of learning in them.

G. Padmini

Montessori Educator

Padmini has a Bachelor ‘s degree in Computer Application. Her Master’s in Psychology helped her to evolve as a person. She is creative and very keen in teaching art and craft activities.She endeavours to understand the needs and perspectves of every individual child and come up with teaching/learning strategies.

G.Rekha

Montessori Educator

Rekha is a Montessori teacher and handles Tamil as her primary responsibility for children in the Harishree Junior Campus. A trained montessori from IMTC, Chennai, her teaching style lays emphasis on engaging children mind, body and soul in the learning proess. She takes special effort in making her sessions interesting, interactive and fun. She holds a bachelors degree in Math and has several academic awards to her credit.

Gayathri Vijay

Primary Educator

Gayathri teaches Computer Science at the primary level. She is keen on motivating her students to enhance their digital skills, function effectively in today’s digital world and also develop their computational thinking. She is an engineering graduate. She believes that the project based learning activities help children develop their creativity, critical thinking, team spirit and communication.

Gayatri Gargeya

Middle School Educator

Gayatri Gargeya is passionate Math teacher who wants to make learning Math interesting and fun for her students. With a major in Math at college and a Master’s degree in Computer Applications, she is keen to demystify Math for children. She is also a certified Vedic Math teacher. Gayathri incorporates fun elements like stories, puzzles, riddles, games and other hands-on activities in her sessions to get the children to stay focused in class and enhance their understanding.

Geetha Kannan

Yoga Trainer

Geetha Kannan is a passionate yoga teacher who is keen to inculcate in children the importance of yoga practice. She believes in starting kids early with yoga for it to become a way of life. She believes yoga and yoga training ’empowers’ children and boosts their health and self-confidence.

Gomadhi Mohan

Music Trainer – Primary

Gomadhi holds a Bachelor’s degree from the prestigious Rukmini Devi College of Fine Arts, Kalakshetra Foundation with Bharatnatyam as Major and Music/Carnatic Vocal as subsidiary. She has been with Harishree for over 4 years and enjoys working with children. She believes art and music are essential elements to make one’s life a complete one. She engages her students in discussions and exchanges about different art forms and encourages them to share their opinions, interests and perspectives.

Hannah Grace B.

Senior secondary Educator

Hannah Grace graduated with a Master’s in Counselling Psychology from Madras School of Social Work in 2019. Her educational philosophy is to create engaged learners who enjoy the pursuit of knowledge through a holistic approach. Hannah’s teaching strategies evoke experiential learning and she is convinced that it improves academic performance, problem solving and critical thinking. She strongly believes that learning psychology at the school level will help the students grow up to be empathetic and resilient adults.

Hariharan P

Middle School Educator

Hariharan P holds a Master’s degree in Yoga and a postgraduate diploma in Yoga Therapy. He has undergone Therapist & Teachers’ Training in Yoga and brings rich learning to his class sessions. He believes yoga and yoga training ’empowers’ people and boosts their health and self-confidence. His focus is on Asana, Pranayama, Meditation and Chanting in general and on “Vinyasa” for the younger students.

Hemavathy M.S.

Primary Educator

Hemavathy is an enthusiastic and dedicated educator who wants all children to be successful learners. She believes in constant learning and professional development to achieve excellence. A software professional for over 8 years, she is passionate about teaching young children. She believes in creating stimulating classrooms that motivate the children to evolve holistically in all areas.

J. Sripriya

Secondary School Educator

Sripriya is dedicated to help each student to reach their full potential in Chemistry by incorporating activities and assignments that makes the subject more interesting. She has completed her Master’s degree in Chemistry and has a postgraduate diploma in Computer Applications. She believes that Chemistry is much more than just theory.She uses digital tools to create quizzes, videos, presentations and many other activities to make it more engaging in a creative manner. Her classes include lectures and activities that make students curious and enthusiastic about learning the subject.

Jenifer P

Primary Educator

Jenifer believes in making math fun and relatable which has in turn been her biggest motivator in her journey as a facilitator. She has a Master’s degree in Mathematics. She believes that students will be able to enjoy mathematics and develop curiosity by making real world connections. She encourages her students to express Math concepts in spoken word for ease of understanding.

Jenitha Prabhakaran

Middle School Educator

Jenitha Prabhakaran has a deep love for the French language and has completed B2 level in French at L’Alliance Française de Madras, besides a Master’s in Communication. She believes that a new language opens a door to new perspectives and culture; she aims to achieve the same for the students through French. Her classes are interactive where the students are encouraged to think, write and speak in French.

Jezreel Nathania

Secondary School Educator

Jezreel is an enthusiastic, committed educator with a passion to teach English. She holds a Master’s in English and encourages creative expression among her students. She strives to make the text relevant to the context with varied approaches and interactive methods. She endeavours to create a love for the English language among her students and motivates them to express themselves effectively and confidently.

Joel Francis

Senior secondary Educator

Joel Francis is an enthusiastic and energetic teacher and an Alumnus of the Madras Christian College. He has been part of the Harishree family for the past three years. He loves connecting with students, challenging, and guiding their inquisitive minds to explore, discover, and learn through a nurturing and fun environment. He believes Sociology, as a subject is not just based on theories but is a mirror that reflects society with all its complexities and beauty. Joel encourages his students to have an open mind to learn. He is passionate about music, loves photography, organizing events & mentoring young minds.

K. Rajeev

Secondary School Educator

K Rajeev is an enthusiastic and multi-talented teacher, who aims to achieve the best in each of his students. He is a Master’s in Botany, and holds advanced diplomas in French, Spanish and German. He is familiar with Chinese and Japanese languages and is a certified CIDTT trainer. He has a rich and varied teaching experience, has served in schools, colleges and has conducted corporate training programs. He has served as Principal, Vice-Principal and head-faculty. He brings a unique and invaluable mix of knowledge and experience to the table.

K. Sasikala

Primary Educator

Sasikala is a passionate teacher with over 17 years of experience. She is a bachelors in Psychology and is pursuing her Master’s degree inTamil. She believes language is the bedrock for all development and encourages her students to communicte effectively. She uses innovative teaching strategies and motivates her students to read widely. She is an ardent story teller and dramatizes Tamil stories for her students effectively and creatively.

K.V. Shailaja

Senior secondary Educator

Shailaja is a Master’s in Psychology, with specialization in Clinical Psychology. She is presently a research scholar, pursuing a PhD programme in Psychology at the Chennai University. She is a trained de-addiction Counselor and has been a freelance counselor for more than 20 years. A passionate teacher, she believes teaching is not giving children theory and information for them to summate, but what is taught needs to be assimilated, accommodated and rendered ready for application. She endeavours to not merely cover the syllabus but ensures each child is able to internalize within an experiential field.

Kavitha N.

Montessori Educator

As a Montessori teacher, Kavitha believes her role is to guide the children to become responsible and independent individuals. She encourages creativity, imagination and exploration in her classroom. She endeavours to create curiosity in them and provide space for language, art and craft activities, underlining the importance of expression. She looks forward to spending her time with the children every day.

Krithika Gopalakrishnamuralidharan

Primary Educator

Krithika is a ardent learner and enthusisatic teacher who strives to create the best learning experience for her students. A post graduate in Business Administration, she found her true calling in learning Tamil and completed a masters degree. She seeks learning opportunities from her everyday life. She strives to include a pleathora of interactive activities in her sessions that are aimed at holding the children’s attention and creating curiosity.

Lakshmi S.

Montessori Educator

Lakshmi.S is a post graduate in Economics and comes from a corporate background. Her passion towards children and teaching motivated her to pursue a Diploma in Montessori Education. She’s been with Harishree for the past 4 years. She endeavours to help every child prepare for success in life and become a responsible citizen. She believes every child is uniquely talented and with the right opportunities, will perform at his or her highest potential. She is an ardent believer in the Montessori way of life and is interested in the overall development that includes physical, emotional, intellectual and social.

Lakshmi Subramaniam

Montessori Educator

Lakshmi is a certified Montessorian from IMTC, Chennai. She believes in keeping the Montessori principle and spirit alive in her classroom. She is passionate about working with children and endeavours to create a thinking and working classroom. She is a Master’s in Computer Management. She feels that the formative years are really important and strives to create a nurturing environment.

Latha Ramachandra

Middle School Educator

Latha is a motivated teacher, with a major in Mathematics and a certificate in Vedic Maths. She is committed to create an atmosphere that encourages productive learning of Mathematical concepts. She endeavours to explain complicated Mathematical concepts in an easily understandable manner to keep her students engaged and take them along with her. She strives to update herself with the new trends in teaching Math from online resources.

Latha.K

Primary Educator

Latha is a passionate teacher and facilitator. She strongly believes that the future of the world is in her classroom and a teacher is the person who makes a difference in a child’s life every single day. She has a background in Science and works to create an open and supportive learning space for her students. She feels children in primary school are naturally curious and vocal. They should be encouraged to be themselves, which will make their learning more effective.

Lavanya Madhu

Montessori Educator

Lavanya Madhu is a passionate and caring Montessori educator. She believes children bloom in a learning environment that is comforting and nurturing. She is convinced about the Montessori philosophy and promotes creativity, imagination and exploration. She feels each child is unique and should be allowed to learn at his own pace. Lavanya is adept at theater and classical dance, and tries to incorporate aspects of these in her activities for the children.

Lavanya R. T.

Primary Educator

Lavanya is a passionate teacher. With a background in Business Management, Psychology and Counseling, she brings a unique mix of knowledge and experience to the table. She believes in promoting a safe, comfortable and emotionally secure environment for children to learn and grow. She tries to make learning fun and encourages children to use freedom with responsibility.

Leelavathy J

Senior secondary Educator

Leelavathy is a passionate and hardworking teacher. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications and a Bachelors in Physics. She believes in being supportive and approachable to her students. She motivates them to be independent thinkers and problem solvers. She is a proud recipient of an award for BEST VIRTUALIZATION in Teacherathon (2017). She places emphasis on Design Thinking in her classes and aims to empower her students to face the digital world with confidence and responsibility.

Logeswari J.

Secondary School Educator

Logeswari is a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher with a strong desire to incorporate a multidimensional, multicultural teaching metho. With her educational background in Geo-Informatics, she enjoys teaching Geography as cosmic science, linking it with various ideas, concepts, cultures and societies. She believes knowledge of Geography is key to understand the world and its peoples, and make it a better place to live. Her lively, enthusiastic classes include ‘What if’ questions to help young geographers get curious and expand their thinking.

Lois Priscilla Samuel

Senior secondary Educator

Lois Samuel is an enthusiastic teacher. She is a Master’s in English and is also CELTA-certified. Her classes are structured to help students relate to the context and content. She creates a learning environment to practice the language through various fun activities. She encourages her students to voice their opinions and present their perspectives. She uses group discussions and debates to promote team work and tolerance.

M.Sudha Umayal

Primary Educator

Sudha Umayal is a passionate teacher and enjoys teaching Tamil. Her deep love for the language and children helped her give direction to her career. She encourages her students to express themselves in Tamil and uses fun activities/games to emphasize grammar concepts. She endeavours to instill enthusiasm in her students to learn and use Tamil for creativity and communication. She holds a bachelors degree in Pharmacy and Tamil.

Mallika Tewary

Primary Educator

Mallika Tewary holds a Master’s degree in English Literature, and a bachelors’ in Law. Her immense love for the Hindi language led her to pursue Hindi and become a Hindi teacher. She strives to create the same interest in her students and invent ways to retain it. She believes in an engaging and active classroom. Mallika is an enterprising teacher, always looking to bring in new teaching methods and strategies.

Mangalam Ramesh

Middle School Educator

Mangalam Ramesh is a passionate Tamil teacher and has been with Harishree for over 8 years. Her deep love for the language and children helped her give direction to her career. She likes writing Tamil poetry, stories and songs and encourages her students to express themselves in Tamil. She endeavours to instill enthusiasm in her students to learn and use Tamil for creativity and communication.

Manjula Baswa

Senior secondary Educator

Manjula Baswa is a postgraduate in Microbiology and had her thesis published by the Faculty Press, Cambridge, Great Britain.She qualified with first class in the Central Teacher Eligibility Test (Paper-I & Paper-II) conducted by CBSE and was also awarded Cambridge International Diploma in Teaching and Learning with a distinction in 2019. She is a passionate teacher and has successfully completed her training on Choice Theory, Reality Therapy and Lead Management which is the foundation behind Quality School & Quality Teacher concepts by Dr. William Glasser, USA.

Manoshakthi N

Senior secondary Educator

Manoshakthi is an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher. She believes in creating leaders who will lead and make a difference in tomorrow’s world. She is a M.A. and M.Phil in History and holds a masters degree in Human Resource Management. She endeavours to create a stimulating learning environment. She strives to be supportive and approachable to her students and encourages them to express themselves confidently. She incorporates debates, group discussions, role play and paper presentations as teaching methods towards interactive and experiential learning.

Maria Shalini Vasanthakumar

Montessori Educator

Maria Shalini is a passionate teacher. She is an art & crafts teacher as well as a partner teacher, playing a supportive role. She believes mutual trust, respect and caring foster healthy interpersonal relationships. She encourages children to explore new ideas in Art & Crafts. She is currently pursuing a bachelors’ degree in Education, with specialization in Special Education.

Mariam Ali

Primary Educator

Mariam Ali found her calling in learning and facilitating learning. With a double Master’s in Botany and Psychology, she is pursuing her teachers’ training. She encourages her students to think and reason out what they learn. She strives to incorporate activities and methods that would prod them to think and inquire, learn and evaluate, thereby paving a complete path for the learning journey.

Meenakshi Krishnakumar

Middle School Educator

Meenakshi is passionate about teaching and loves engaging with children. She is keen to explore creative and innovative methods of teaching and learning. She brings in participation, energy, enthusiasm and positivity into her classroom. She encourages her students to express themselves without fear and creates a space for making mistakes and learning from them.

Ms. Bindhuja Srinivasan

Middle School Educator

Bindhuja is an organized and enthusiastic Science educator, who has worked with students of different age groups. She values every student and has implemented several classroom projects that involve individual and collaborative learning approaches. She believes in establishing classroom environments that are pupil, knowledge and evaluation oriented. Her teaching career has spaned over 13 years. She derives motivation by spending time with children, engaging them and listening to their perspectives.

Ms. Deepali Davey

Middle School Educator

Ms. Deepali is a passionate educator with over 12 years of experience. She has completed her Master’s degree in Human Resource Management and Bachelors in Education. She is pursuing her Master’s in English Literature from Madras University. She believes that learning gets more interesting when students get to apply their learning to real life. She is constantly looking at innovative approaches to better her skills in her teaching practices.

Ms. Sathya

 

Sathya is an enthusiastic and dedicated educator who wants all children to be successful learners. She thoroughly enjoys working with children and believes in creating stimulating classrooms that motivates the children to evolve holistically in all areas. She holds a Postgraduate Degree in Biochemistry with Bachelors in Education. Her classes include innovative practices in line with the twenty first century skills.

Ms. Umamaheshwari

Middle School Educator

Umamaheswari is a Master’s in English from Madras University and a B. Ed from IGNOU. She holds a Diploma in Journalism too. She has been with Harishree since its inception from 2004. Being an enthusiastic and active person, she tries innovative methods like incorporating acronyms, music into teaching, thereby ensuring that the learning process is not stressful, but fun-filled. She strongly believes that inculcating values and good practices in children would help them be a better person.

N. P. Mathankumar

Senior secondary Educator

Mathankumar is a dedicated and ambitious high school Math teacher. He holds a M Phil degree in Math and has more than 14 years of teaching experience. He is committed to create an atmosphere that encourages productive learning of Mathematical concepts. He endeavours to explain complicated Mathematical concepts in an easily understandable manner to keep his students engaged and take them along with him.

Naresh Gopuvarapu

Senior secondary Educator

Naresh is a passionate Physics teacher and constantly tries to adopt interactive and practical teaching strategies. His educational qualifications are across Math, Physics, Computer Science and automobile engineering. Developing new experiments and visual ways of engaging students with class materials are a part of his portfolio and he enjoys them. He believes that a solid foundation in Math makes it easier to learn Physics and helps the student develop independence and confidence.

Narmada Kesavan

Learning Lab

Narmada Kesavan is a special educator and is passionate about teaching. She loves to be a catalyst in their well-rounded development. She believes in holistic learning to address the emotional, social, ethical, and academic needs of students.She is a keen promoter of integrated and inclusive learning to make them capable of facing challenges. Certified as Socio Medical Faculty by The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University, she has done her masters in Psychology and a postgraduate diploma in Learning Disability. She has over 12 years of experience and always endeavours to create lesson plans that capture the diverse learning styles, interests, imagination, and abilities of all students.

Nateshkumari R.

Montessori Educator

Nateshkumari.R is an engineering graduate in Electronics & Communication Engineering. A trained Montessori teacher, she found her calling in working with young children. Radha endeavours to create a nurturing environment for the children. She takes special effort in making learning fun, interesting and encourages the child to take ownership of his work. She believes in building independence, responsibility and self-confidence in the child.

Nirmal Raj I.

Physical Education Trainer

Nirmal Raj is a qualified PE teacher with a long tenure of over 15 years at Harishree. He is an enthusiastic educator and firmly believes that good health and physical fitness drive one’s self-esteem and confidence. He is a passionate badminton player and an ardent trainer. An efficient organizer and administrator, he works with all teachers, students and the management seamlessly.

P. PRIYA

Physical Education Trainer

Priya is a passionate and an enthusiastic physical fitness trainer.She holds a Bachelor’s degree in physical education along with a MBA degree in Sports Management and has been a teacher for almost 5 years.She believes that children should be encouraged to explore various sports and enjoy the spirit of the game as a team.

P. Senthil

Physical Education Trainer

Senthil is a very passionate and an enthusiastic Physical Education & Fitness Trainer. He has been a teacher for over 16 years, that includes a 7-year association with Harishree. He is passionate about cricket, and has been a coach for 15 years. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Therapy and a H.P.ED degree in physical education. He firmly believes that children should be encouraged to explore various sports and understand the importance of teamwork to maintain the spirit of the game.

Padmapriya K.

Art Trainer

Padmapriya is a practicing artist and a passionate art & crafts teacher. She is a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Govt. College of Fine Arts, Chennai. She has 2+ years of experience in teaching art to primary level students. She is passionate about painting and creating art using a variety of mediums such as watercolour, collage, paints and clay. She appreciates the creativity in each individual and provides a flexible working model for the children to grown in their own way.

Parameswari

Art Trainer

Parameswari has a Master’s degree in Family Resource Management and a bachelors in Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Service Management. Information Technology and Management. She was enamoured by the Montessori philosophy and pursued a diploma in Montessori from IMTC, Chennai. She believes that when exposed to the Montessori method of learning from very early, children develop a great sense of order, coordination, concentration, and independence. Her love for art and craft led her to explore the role of a art trainer. She enjoys her new role and strives to encourage creativity and imagination in the children.

Pavithra Kumar

Montessori Educator

Pavithra is an ardent Montessori teacher and loves working with young children. She believes children should learn in a supportive and creative environment. She endeavours to enable learning opportunities that would help them grow creative, independent and confident.

Pooja Sharma

Primary Educator

“Pooja is passionate about teaching and looks for interactive and practical teaching strategies for teaching Hindi in class. She has completed her Bachelor’s in Commerce & Education. She believes that Hindi is more interesting to learn when students talk and make it come alive in their environment. Her classes include games and activities, that kindle young minds and inculcate enthusiasm for learning.”

Pooja Tiwari

Librarian

Pooja Tiwari comes with over 9 years of experience in Library Sciences. She has served academic institutuions and corporates, and has rich hands-on experience in library setup and management. She holds a Master’s degree in Library & Information Sciences (MLIS), after a diploma in the same . Her love for books and reading led her to visit her local library often and she found her calling in pursuing Library Sciences for her career.

Poornima Ramgopal

Montessori Educator

Poornima is a professionally trained Montessori educator. Hailing from a family of teachers, she is deeply involved in working with young children. She believes in laying a strong foundation during the early childhood years. She believes learning is a two way process and seeks every possible opportunity to draw inspiration and insights from the chikldren.

R. Pramila Priyadarsini

Montessori Educator

Priya has a Master’s degree in Information Technology and Management. She was enamoured by the Montessori philosophy and pursued a diploma in Montessori from IMTC, Chennai. She believes that when exposed to the Montessori method of learning from very early, children develop a great sense of order, coordination, concentration, and independence. Priya loves her days at school and strives not to waste even a minute when she is with the children.

R. Rajkumar

Physical Education Trainer

Rajkumar is a creative and organized Physical Education Teacher, with extensive experience in classroom administration, professional development and project planning. He is student-centric and champions student achievements while promoting a safe and positive learning environment. He has worked as a trainer and motivational coach with several fitness clubs and sports facilities.

Radha Sankaran

Montessori Educator

Radha Sankaran is a Montessori facilitator and finds her true joy in working with children. She believes children should be allowed to learn at their own pace in order for them to fully realize their potential. She is keen to introduce creative and innovative methods in her teaching and takes special interest in those who need help early. An engineering graduate, she is also an ISEB Certified Testing Professional and Oracle Certified Professional, she has conducted training programs for corporate executives.

Radhika P. S.

Montessori Educator

Radhika is a Montessori educator and has been with Harishree for 11 years. A commerce graduate, she did her Montessori training in IMTC. oves working with young children. She believes children should learn in a supportive and creative environment. She endeavours to enable learning opportunities that would help them grow creative, independent and confident. She takes keen interest in their holistic development and looks forward to every single day at school.

Rajini Bala

Middle School Educator Rajini Bala Acharya is a charismatic and a dependable facilitator with 10 years of

teaching experience. She is committed to providing learners with necessary tools to achieve academic goals, instilling love of learning and cooperative teamwork. She has completed her Master’s degree in Economics with Bachelor of Education. As a Social Studies facilitator, she integrates current events into their lessons and also facilitates healthy debates and classroom discussions.

Rajkumar K

Art Trainer

Rajkumar K has completed his Master’s in Fine Arts at one of the reputed colleges in Chennai. With nine years of experience as an art teacher, he brings creativity, hardwork and encouragement to the table. He believes every child is creative in his/her own way and it is the duty and challenge of the art teacher to ‘sow the seeds of imagination’ to feed this creative hunger.

Revathi M.

Middle School Educator

Revathy Mohanan is a passionate Tamil teacher and holds a Master’s degree in Tamil Literature. Her deep love for the language and children helped her give direction to her career. She encourages her students to express themselves in Tamil and uses fun activities/games to emphasize grammar concepts. She endeavours to instill enthusiasm in her students to learn and use Tamil for creativity and communication. She has been a teacher for over 10 years and brings her rich and varied experience to her profession.

Revathi Natarajan

Montessori Educator

Revathi Natarajan is an energetic and enthusiastic Montessori teacher. She has exposure to varied areas like Science, Software Programming, photography and teaching. She is also certified on remedial instruction for primary school children with specific learning disabilities. She is passionate about art and craft, sewing and painting. She lives and breathes them. She enjoys her journey with young children and endeavours to role-model positive attitude, aesthetics and excellence in everything she does.

Rohini G.

Middle School Educator

Rohini has a great passion for teaching Tamil and make it easy and fun for her students. With a Master’s degree in Tamil along with qualifications in Commerce and Teacher’s Training, she also has an advanced diploma in Montessori Education to her credit. She has been in teaching for over 5 years and inspires her students with her proficiency, focus, patience and confidence. Her vision is to create an interest in the students in learning Tamil, for them to imbibe the wealth of knowledge in Tamil literature.

S. Lalitha

Montessori Educator

Lalitha loves working with young children and it gives her lot of energy and enthusiasm to help the young minds. She has a Montessori Diploma from the Indian Montessori Training Centre and a Certification in Montessori, from American Montessori Internationale. She believes in creating a learning environment filled with love, care and patience, for the holistic development of children. She has over 6 years of teaching experience and promotes teamwork amongst her students.

S. M. Krishnamoorthy

Senior Secondary Educator

S. M. Krishnamoorthy is a passionate Physics teacher, having 30 years of teaching experience. He holds a Master’s degree in Physics and teaches the senior level students. He prides himself in having been a constant learner and has strived extensively in revising lesson plans, content and instruction methods towards effective learning. He believes in promoting spontaneous scientific thinking. He likes to present even complex topics in a simple manner with real-life examples to ground understanding and kindle curiosity.

S. Mary Malathy

Senior secondary Educator& Exam Coordination

Mary Malathy is an enthusiastic and committed Math. She strives to promote a happy and productive classroom. She strives to demonstrate the importance of mathematics in everyday life. Her lesson plans include videos, games and other fun tools/methods to get her students to stay interested in learning.

S. Shehanaz

Primary Educator

Shehanaz is an engineering graduate in Information Technology and comes from the IT sector. She is a passionate and enthusiastic teacher. She promotes a positive and happy mindset in her students and believes in making learning fun. She believes children remember their learning better through interactions and experiences, and works towards creating a participative, experiential learning environment.

Sai Divya

Art Trainer

An artist by profession and passion, Sai Divya is a resourceful, imaginative and creative trainer with exposure to an array of art mediums. She enjoys her role as an art teacher and strives to instill in her students, an aesthetic sense and appreciation. She encourages her students to draw inspiration from the world around them and express themselves through their art with confidence.

Sangameswari Ravindran

Secondary School Educator

Sangameswari holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications and has been teaching Computer Science for over a decade, She has worked in India and abroad. She loves engaging with students and aims her teaching methods towards kindling curiosity in her students. She promotes logical thinking, analysis and problem solving in her class sessions.

Santhanalakshmi A. S.

Primary Educator

Santhanalakshmi is an enthusiastic teacher with over 5 years of teaching experience. With her educational qualification in engineering and business administration, she completed her teachers’ training program and is pursuing her career as a teacher. She believes teachers are learners too, and constantly makes an attempt to draw inspiration and insights from her students. She endeavours to make learning fun for her students and derives great satisfaction from their happiness.

Saranya R

Primary Educator

Saranya took to teaching to make a difference in the lives of children. She engages actively with her students and promotes a healthy, joyful, responsible working environment. An engineering graduate, she found her calling in teaching. She makes an attempt to connect with every individual child and provide what he/she needs to pave the way for effective learning.

Saravana Preetha K

Montessori Educator

Preetha holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and a Diploma in Primary Montessori Education. After a long stint in the corporate world, she found her calling in engaging young minds. She has been with Harishree for over 7 years as a Montessori teacher. She is also pursuing her PhD in Montessor

Savitha Sathish

Primary Educator

Savitha is an energetic and exuberant teacher who enjoys working with children. A graduate in English Literature, she has over 16 years of teaching experience in Primary. She is currently completing her Bachelor’s in education. She endeavours to make her class sessions lively, interactive and positive for the children.

Shanti Sekar

Primary Educator

Shanti is a primary educator who has been with Harishree for the past 11 years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Indhira Gandhi Open University. Also trained in the Montessori method of pedagogy, she believes every child is unique and this uniqueness is his/her power. She is committed to building a nurturing and supportive space where children can grow and blossom in their own unique ways.

Sharmila M. Mani

Montessori Educator

Sharmila is a dedicated Montessori teacher and has been with Harishree for over 3 years. She loves to work with children and watch them develop at their own pace and potential. She believes every child is a genius and is born into this world with a purpose. It is the responsibility of the adult is to kindle their curiosity, for them to explore and make their own discoveries. She combines creative elements with the Montessori methodology and endeavours to make her class interesting and fun.

Shashi Rekha Sekar

Primary Educator

Shashi believes that being a lifelong learner is the only way to being an effective facilitator . She has a Master’s in English Literature and 11 years of teaching experience in English . She believes that any language has to be used, felt and lived, for effective learning. She encourages maximum use of the language and participation from students.

Shashikala Varadarajan

Middle School Educator

Shashikala.V is a zealous teacher when it comes to her practical approach and innovative ways of teaching. She holds a Master’s degree in Physics and Bachelor degree in education. She has been a teacher for 30 years and has got her learners enthralled to learn Physics and Chemistry across grades all her life. She believes in simplifying abstract Science to real life concepts to make it easy and exciting for her students. s what children look forward to in her classes.

Shobana Muraali

Senior secondary Educator

Shobana Muraali is an enthusiastic teacher with over 17 years of experience in teaching Biology. She holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Toxicology and Bachelor’s in Education. She believes in developing a positive and enthusiastic attitude about the subject as this is an important quality of a teacher.She feels that a teacher must maintain a warm and friendly relationship with the students, know their learning style, develop team spirit, respect their views and ideas and create a collaborative work culture.

Shweta Rathi

Middle School Educator

Shweta is a passionate teacher and loves teaching Science. She makes her lessons absorbing and experiential. She is serious about mentoring students. Her lesson plans involve demonstrations, lectures, discussions and hands on experiments. She is keen on expanding education beyond the classroom into every facet of the students’ life. Student engagement and achievement are her mantras for an effective classroom. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Physics along with MCA, BL and teacher’s training.

Shweta Suresh

Montessori Educator

Shweta Suresh did her graduation with a Journalism major and acquired a diploma in Montessori training. I am a Journalism graduate. She loves to interact with children and work with them. She is an enthusiastic learner herself, enjoys challenges and anything creative and artistic in nature.

Smitha Gangadharan

Montessori Educator

Smitha Gangadharan is a jubilant Montessori facilitator at the Harishree Junior Campus. She is a certified Montessorian with over 9 years of experience. She loves to interact with children and work with them. She is an enthusiastic learner herself, enjoys challenges and anything creative and artistic in nature.

Soumya Siddegowda

Primary Educator

Soumya Siddegowda is a passionate and committed educator who fervently believes in creating an inclusive community of students and educators. She has a Bachelor’s degree in English literature. She is always striving to make the classroom a stimulating and thought-provoking place where the individual’s point of view is valued and utilized. She believes that teaching with clarity, passion, empathy, and sincere enthusiasm effectively impacts learners, ultimately connecting them to their ‘passion’ and promoting lifelong learning.

Sridharan Gopalan

Middle School Educator

G Sridharan is a dedicated and approachable teacher who strives to bring the best out of every one of his students. He is a double shiromani (M.A) holder from Madras Sanskrit College and has also completed his M.PHIL in Sanskrit from University of Madras. Through his friendly and interactive lessons he endeavours to inspire his students to develop a deep love for the Sanskrit language.

Subashree L

Primary Educator

Subhashree is an early childhood educator. She believes in incorporating play & inquiry based methods that make teaching and learning interesting for her students. An engineer by qualification, she constantly challenges herself and her students with new things. She encourages curiosity and the spirit of inquiry in them.

Sudha Narayanan

Primary Educator

Sudha Narayanan is a passionate teacher who looks for interactive and practical teaching strategies for teaching all subjects, science in particular. Besides her core qualification in Chemistry and English, she is also a certified Miontessori and Cambridge educator. Her mission is to make Science interesting and fun for children. Her classes focus on the ‘How’ and ‘Why’, of things that kindle curiosity and inculcate the enthusiasm of learning.

Sudha Rajesh

Primary Educator

Sudha Rajesh holds a Master’s in Business Administration, along with D.El.Ed and Montessori certifications. She has over 7 years of teaching experience and is passionate about teaching young children. She handles Maths, Science, English and SST for the primary level and wants to make an impact. She believes teachers are life-long learners and strives to take inspiration from the children.

Sunitha Agnes Arul

Senior secondary Educator

Sunitha is an enthusiastic math teacher. She enjoys Math and believes students will be able to enjoy mathematics and develop curiosity by making real world connections. She encourages her students to express Math concepts in spoken word for ease of understanding.

Sweeta Victor

Senior Secondary Educator

Sweeta is a dedicated teacher with over 15 years of experience. As a facilitator, she encourages her students to apply what they learn to real life and daily tasks. She motivates them to open their minds, expand thinking and develop a global perspective. She creates ample opportunities in her classroom sessions for them to bring out their strengths and ideas, and face the world with zeal and courage.

Tabitha Maryann Abraham

Middle School Educator

Tabitha is an enthusiastic Math teacher and loves to work with children. She holds a Master’s in Math and has over 3 years experience in IB and IGCSE curriculum. She encourages children to speak the Math they do and takes every opportunity to relate their learning to real life examples. She is keen to eliminate fear and anxiety of Math in her students, and help them treat it as a tool for life.

Upanisha K

Middle School Educator

Upanisha is a passionate teacher who aims at providing an interactive learning environment for the students. She has completed her Bachelor’s degree in Geo Informatics Engineering. She uses new technology and interactive software to make her classes interesting and interactive.

V. Sanjanaa

Secondary School Educator

Sanjanaa is a passionate teacher and enjoys teaching History and Economics. A gold medalist in her Master’s in International Studies, she constantly looks for innovative and interactive teaching strategies. She believes Economics is more interesting and informative when students learn its applications in real life scenario. Her classes include discussions, debates and activities on contemporary events relating to the subjects she handles.

Vidhya V.

Primary Educator

Vidhya has a Master’s degree in Education Management and has been a teacher for over 25 years. She loves working with primary school children and is passionate about teaching English and Social Studies. She is a teamlead and contributes extensively in areas of alternate education, curriculum planning, lesson content creation, event organizing etc. She strongly believes teaching and learning should be a pleasure for the teacher and the student. Her teaching methods include creative, innovative and holistic aspects.

Vinitha Narayanan

Primary Educator

Vinitha Narayanan is a Master’s in Math with 12 years of teaching experience. With a postgraduate diploma in early childhood education also to her credit, she is passionate about teaching Math and Tamil. She believes that ‘powerful minds are in her classroom’ and her responsibility is to nurture them and keep them growing.

Yamini Priya D.

Middle School Educator

Yamini has a thirst for knowledge, loves to discover creative teaching strategies and is passionate about teaching science. She holds an M.Phil. degree in Nutrition and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Education. She is committed to update herself in the field of science education, by taking advantage of professional development opportunities. She encourages her students to ask questions and gain goopd conceptual understanding.

Yashi Shukla

Primary Educator

Yashi is a Master’s in Chemistry. Her love for languages prompted her to acquire a Master’s in Hindi Literature as well. She has been a teacher for more than 14 years and promotes a cheerful, positive learning environment. She encourages her students to speak their minds, with politeness and the right spirit. She believes in the immersion technique to learning a language well, and calls for all activities to be done in Hindi in her sessions.