Ms. Suparna Mehrotra has 23 years of service in schools across the country, out of which she has served as Principal for 8 years.
A postgraduate in English with a passion for the social sciences, Ms. Suparna has an abiding interest in the arts - both performing arts, whether it be dance, drama or music, and fine arts. She takes a keen interest in literary activities like elocutions, debates, and quizzes. Being the daughter of an Army Officer and married to an Army Officer, she has traversed the length and breadth of our country, as a child and as an adult. This has given her a wonderful insight into this great country of ours and she seeks to inculcate a love for everything Indian in her students and colleagues. As a teacher and as a Principal, she has scripted and directed school shows that celebrate the diverse cultures of India. She also plays various sports, Badminton, TT and Cricket and has a more than a working knowledge of Tennis, Football Volleyball, Throwball, and Basketball to name a few. She is an avid reader and a widely travelled person - both In India and abroad. An academician to the core, she has been closely involved in designing and developing annual academic and event calendars, in micro and macro planning and professional development modules for teachers. She is equally at ease as an administrator and practices firmness combined with friendliness. As the head of the institution she believes in being accessible to students, staff, and parents and in being open to suggestions that will take the school to next level.
Arpita Kothari is the Headmistress of the Pre Primary and Primary departments of Ganges Valley School. She is in-charge of managing and developing the framework for childcare and active learning.
She is an experienced teacher and school manager who has taught over the years in India, Nigeria and Ghana.
Arpita was in charge of Training and Development in IBM India Limited as Assistant Manager, and Senior Trainer in Hero Mindmine (Training Division of Hero Corporate Services). Hence she has had corporate experience as well. She has worked as the head of the department at the Prime Primary College in Kano, Nigeria.
She is known to be a goal-getter manager and an administrator with passion.
Prior to her appointment as the Headmistress of Ganges Valley School she was the Principal for the Kiddie College Department of the British International School, Ghana.
Arpita holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hon.) in History from the University of Delhi, a Diploma in French from Alliance Francaise and a Diploma in Commercial Arts. She has 18 plus years of experience in the field of training and education.
G. Sumana is the Head for Ganges Educational Research and Development Centre (GERDC) of Ganges Valley School. With a gold medal in a four-year elementary education degree (B.EL.Ed), and M.A. , M.Phil. in Linguistics; her field of expertise lies in Language Education, Math Education and Pedagogy.
She has worked as a Teacher Educator in Jesus and Mary College and Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University. She has also been a mentor in varied organizations for curriculum designing and development.
She has contributed to many languages and Mathematics textbooks of various publications including Delhi (SCERT) Math primary text books and has been to various educational institutions to conduct numerous seminars and workshops on educational concepts.