Nellie Jaikaran has taught Pre-K in DC for the past 8 years. She began her career at the Arts and Technology Academy Charter School, followed by teaching at KIPP: Grow its founding year. Most recently she has taught in the Reggio program at Walker Jones Education Campus.
She believes that every young child in DC deserves a high quality early childhood experience, and is so thrilled to be joining the Maury family!
Nellie received her BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania, and her MEd in Early Childhood Education from George Mason University. She lives on the Hill with her husband, and their black lab named Boston. She is a marathon runner and loves to travel.