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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.