With nearly two decades of experience in the field of education as a Primary School Coordinator, understanding the point of view of children is easy for Monika. A Master’s degree holder in social work with counselling as a specialization; Monika uses the skills to effectively bridge the gap between teaching and parenting. She has successfully conducted workshops on various themes such as sexual literacy, anger management, coping with stress and so on, with nearly 500 children aged between 3 years to 17 years in various schools and government run institutions. She is associated with parenting workshops conducted by DCPCR in Delhi NCR and is also involved in training trainers and teachers of prestigious institutions aimed at empowering them, to take the teaching to new levels. She firmly believes in learning by doing and her passion towards learning is fused with her energetic brand of optimism can put a smile on anyone’s face.
Divisha is our encouraging mentor for Nursery children. She is a qualified special educator, early childhood diploma holder in Montessori methods recognized by MMI, UK and has done B.Ed. from MDU. She has worked with an NGO as an assistant and as an early interventionist and was a Montessori directress with THE ARDEE WORLD SCHOOL for a year. Spending time with learners and see them blossom gives her immense self-satisfaction and motivates her to contribute more in the field of education.
Jyotsna Aggarwal has a rich and diverse experience in teaching. She has worked with both CBSE and IB schools in Gurugram. She holds an Electrical Engineering degree from GZSCET Bathinda. Subsequently she worked as a Banker with one of the leading private sector banks of India. She completed her PGDBA (HRM) from Symbiosis Pune in the year 2016. She also holds a B.Ed degree from CRSU. Prior to joining Pragyanam she was working with Lancers in Gurgaon, where she worked as a PYP homeroom tutor.
A Primary Years teacher since 2016, Ms. Shubhra Jain has taught in various schools including Kunskapsskolan International and Shalom Presidency. She is an MBA in Finance and Insurance and holds a teaching degree from CRSU University. As a mentor she looks forward to supporting each child individually to develop his/her academic, social and personal skills, while focusing on their performance, progress and growth.
Adity With a Bachelor’s degree in Education, is also a management graduate and has extensive experience in the banking sector. She has been a national level football player, as well. Adity thrives at the chance of learning new skills and that has made her choose teaching as her vocation in life. Her open mind and positive outlook help her handle situations effectively and work efficiently in a team. She has earlier worked with DPS Aravali as a Middle Years teacher in Social Sciences
A teacher since 1996, Ms. Rajni Sood has taught in various schools including, DPS Bangalore, Army School Yol Cantt. and the G.D Goenka Group of Schools. She is a post graduate from H.P University and holds a teaching degree from Annamalai University. She loves to be with children and has previously worked with special children as well.
After completing her Montessori training Mukta was associated with Prerna Montessori School before joining Sri Sri Academy, Kolkata. Mukta is a post-graduate in Commerce. She also takes special interest in dance and has also done her ‘Nritya Visharad’ (Bachelor of Dance) in Bharatnatyam under the aegis of Allahabad University. She joins Pragyanam as a Nursery/Kindergarten teacher.
Physical Education Teacher
Seema completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education Teaching & Coaching from M.D.U Haryana followed by B.P. Ed. from C.C.S. University and M.PE from Institute of Studies in Education University Rajasthan. Her formal training in Sports Education has helped her build excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. She has participated in Basketball Nationals, NETBALL NATIONAL and State Games and was also awarded ‘basketball player of the year’ in 1997,1998 and 1999. Seema began her career as a PE teacher in 2008 and in a career spanning a decade so far, she has worked with schools such as Cambridge School Noida, Amity International School – Vasundhra, Teri Prakriti School Gurugram and GEMS Modern Academy.
Sadhna Sharma is a Post Graduate in Indian Classical Vocal Music from MDU. She loves working with children of all ages and has trained students in Hindustani and Western Vocals. She is also a proponent of the Indian classical dance form- Kathak and has prepared students in a range of dance forms- both contemporary and classical. She was with Manav Rachna for a period of seven years and then with Kunskapskolan for two years and she runs her own Academy for evening classes, as well. Sadhna joins as a part time teacher for Music and Dance.
A teacher since 2015,Sonam has taught in various schools including Shalom Hills International and Mother’s Pride. She is CTET qualified and holds a Master’s degree in Chemistry; in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in Education. Seeing learners grow in knowledge, skills and confidence is her greatest joy in teaching. She joins Pragyanam as a Nursery/Kindergarten teacher.
Visual Art Teacher
Shwata is a highly experienced Visual Art educationist. She had taught Cambridge IGCSE, A and AS level coursework in Textile, Design and Painting Related media. She is actively involved as Coordinator of Fine Arts and Photography club in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu. She has also done with IBDP Visual Art workshop and Cambridge development courses. Being an artist, she has participated in different Art Exhibitions, Camps and Art projects.
Meenu Malhotra has a rich experience of twenty three years in teaching. She has worked with CBSE affiliated schools in Gurgaon and Delhi, and Firsstep Montessori school in Chandigarh. She holds an NTT degree from Delhi. Prior to joining Pragyanam, she worked with DPS sec. 45 Gurgaon. She joins Pragyanam as PRT Hindi .
Anshika Paliwal has been a P.R.T. teacher since 2006. She had taught in various schools including Assisi Convent School and St. Francis. She has also worked abroad (U.K.) in a primary school. She has a passion for teaching. She joins Pragyanam as a Nursery/Kindergarten teacher.
Having earned her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Mumbai University, Neha has pursued her passion of teaching and gained extensive experience in the last nine years with schools like Euro kids and Ibambini. She also pursues active sports like badminton, squash and regularly participates in marathons and car rallies. She joins Pragyanam as a Nursery/Kindergarten teacher.
Pooja has a Bachelor Degree in Education and Commerce. She is carrying a decade long experience and has worked with reputed educational institutions like ITM university and Pathways World School Aravali in the Middle Years Programme. She has chosen teaching profession as she loves to be around children and wants to make a difference in tomorrow’s generation.
A management graduate in finance, Annu has extensive experience in the financial sector (credit portfolio). She completed her Bachelor’s degree in education from MDU, and has a rich and diverse experience in teaching. She has worked with Neev; a learning center for the underprivileged.
A French language trainer with certified advanced diploma from the Alliance Française, and a Baccalaureate in English Honours; Tarveen joins Pragyanam as the Modern Foreign Language Teacher -French [MFL] from Grade 1 onward.
A Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences with a B.Ed. degree both from RDVV, Madhya Pradesh; Adity has an experience of nearly eight years as an Ecologist with a consultant firm with the Forest Department of Central India. Additionally, with a family background in the finance sector, she has an experience of nearly twelve years with the Banking/Investment sector. She is also a Yoga Instructor. She joins Pragyanam as a Nursery/Kindergarten teacher.
Sushant is professional dancer, choreographer and instructor with eighteen years of dance experience. He has his training in Funk Jazz, Ballet and Contemporary dance techniques. He has previously worked as a dance instructor in reputed schools like Pathways School, Noida and The British School, New Delhi and also done school productions annually for about 20 schools around India. Sushant joins us as a Part Time Dance Teacher
Drama and Theatre Teacher
Kriti is a qualified IB, A level and IGCSE teacher for drama who has worked extensively at The British School, New Delhi as faculty for drama and subsequently as an Artiste-in-Residence. She has also worked at Lancer’s International School, Gurgaon as Senior Faculty for Drama and Pathways School, Noida.
More recently, she was associated with GEMS Education as Head of Department Performing Arts at GEMS International School, Palam Vihar. Since 1996, Kriti has been visiting faculty at the National School of Drama as well as the Shri Ram Centre for the Arts .Her drama therapy work has had special emphasis on a range of developmental disorders like Autism , Attention Deficit Disorders, and Learning Disability . She has also been conducting teacher training workshops across the country focusing on the use and application of Drama and Performing Arts Across The Curriculum. She joins us the Theatre and Drama teacher.