Leah Hassler, Principal

Leah Hassler is in her first year serving as the proud principal at Maury. Having served as a teacher, teacher leader, and assistant principal over the course of her educational career, Principal Hassler was most recently a Resident Principal at Friendship Public Schools. She joins DCPS with experience supporting staff and leaders in creating a ... Read More

Andrew Lardell, Assistant Principal

Andrew Lardell is in his first year as Assistant Principal at Maury Elementary School. He began his education career nine years ago in Anne Arundel County Public Schools where he taught Grades 1, 2, and 5. Over the last three years, he taught Grade 1 and Grade 2 Math and Science in Montgomery County Public ... Read More

Patrick Koontz | Business/Operations Manager

Patrick Koontz (aka “Mr. Patrick”) has been the Operations Manager at Maury since 2016. He has a unique blend of skills that have benefited the school’s operation. Mr. Patrick grew up in Hagerstown, Maryland, and graduated from Towson University. His last corporate position was at Fannie Mae where he advanced through the ranks to a ... Read More

Colette Marchesini | Administrative Assistant/Registrar

Colette Marchesini (aka “Miss Coco”) first came to Maury as a full-time substitute teacher in 2014. She became the Office Administrator in 2016. She loves the challenge of the job, the sense of community at Maury, and most of all—the kids. Miss Coco is originally from southwestern Pennsylvania and is a diehard Steelers fan. She ... Read More