Mrs. Vishakha Deshpande, Head - Pre Primary Section.
She holds B. A. degree with Economics and specialized in Early Childhood Care and Education with a Diploma & has been in the Early Childhood Education field for 27 years.
She is a regular invitee in National and International Conferences to share her expertise and read research papers on various topics related to Early Childhood Education. She is the Ambassador of India for the World Forum Foundation USA.
As a researcher, she has been instrumental in developing content and designing Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum for Pre-Schools, nationally and internationally. She has been the Working group member of the Curriculum Research team of World Forum Foundation. At present she is the leader of the Curriculum Working Group along with Patrick Mokokoro of Zimbabwe. (www.worldforumfoundation.org/curriculum)
She has been identified and honoured as 1 out of 40 ‘Promising Emerging Leaders’ in Early Childhood Education amongst 191 candidates from around the globe.(www.ChildCareExchange.com/leadership)
She continues to serve as a Resource person for ECE for the Oxford University Press – Pan India (https://india.oup.com) and has been with Yeshwantrao Chavan Maharshtra Open University Nasik for their Distant Education Early Childhood Teacher training course.
Vishakha is a regular Key Speaker on All India Radio and Television channels. (ref-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quhp8jOA0mU)
An eminent amateur theatre artist, Vishakha Deshpande is a Writer and director of Children’s dramas. She believes that incorporating drama in pre-school curriculum is of utmost importance.
‘Knowledge stream for every dream” is her mission statement.
Sangeeta R. Chavan, Teacher.
She believes that pre-primary education is a child centred programme which follows a play-way method. She thinks that the job of a teacher is not limited to teaching formally but to provide supportive environment to students to learn. Her enthusiasm would influence students to participate in many activities other than studies. She has the ability to bring out student’s hidden talents.
With her experience and knowledge in psychology, she has accepted her role of being a good teacher.
Mrs. Madhuri Aher, Teacher.
Mrs. Swampa Mohite, Teacher.
She is a graduate from Mumbai University and a Diploma holder in ECCED, Handicraft and Montessori, has a passion for uncovering unique things. She is open to learning and discovering new things. She is also a classical dancer (Kathak).
Being a teacher, she believes that every child can reach his learning potential with high expectations, necessary support, opportunities and caring classrooms. Our approach should make children feel that they are important part of our life. She also believes that children should be motivated to learn by appreciation in the form of small prizes etc for their contribution or skills that they have developed.
We welcome her to our team and wish her a bright future.
Mrs. Aditi Oak, Teacher.
Aruna Surlekar, Teacher.
She is a commerce graduate. She holds a Diploma in Travel and Tourism and has experience of 6 years in Customer interactive work. She has also worked with (IATA) International Air Transport Association for one year.
Since Childhood, dancing is her passion and she has Visharad in Bharatnatyam.
Being interested in child psychology she went on to complete her Diploma in ECCED and Montessori. She is highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed educator with innate ability to understand and motivate children. She believes that each child is special and unique and should never be compared.
Geetanjali Amrute, Teacher.
Mrs. Akshataa A Kasturey, Teacher.
Hetal Modi, Teacher.
Swapnali Manjrekar, Teacher.
Mrs. Kumud More, Teacher.
Manisha Dhale, Teacher.
Aparna Jeste, Teacher.
Nandita Deshpande, Teacher.
She is a commerce Post Graduate from Nagpur University and has 10 years experience in Travel Industry. In addition to this she has done ECCED from Shree Rishikesh Prasarak Mandal, Navi Mumbai. Also has experience of one & a half years in teaching.
Nandita firmly believes that every child is different but unique...they need to blossom with bright future & colourful life, and her role would be showing them the path towards achieving their goals.