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.
Ms G .Cinymol ,the Vice Principal of Ganges Valley. She took office on 16 March, 2020. M.Sc in Mathematics and MA in Psychology, she has also done her masters in Education from Osmania University. She is also a qualified teacher at Cambridge A level Math, both introductory and advanced and was the first person in the AP and Telangana to be accredited as a Cambridge PDQ Program leader. She is a qualified IBDP Math HL and MATH AA(Analysis and Approaches), HL teacher.
She has 24 years of rich experience of having taught in four different curricula - State,CBSE, Cambridge A levels and IBDP and during these years she headed the Math department in some of the best schools in the twin cities. Later she moved to being the A levels coordinator and adopted successful strategies to get better results in board classes. She also served a tenure as the Head Mistress (academics), where she was responsible for enhancing the quality of teaching learning from grade I- XII.
Ms Cinymol strongly believes that we ought to make this generation responsible and accountable for their learning. She is ready to embrace new pedagogical practices that keep pace with changing times. Her ideas are very much in tune with the Ganges philosophy that learning has to be a joyful experience .
She strongly believes in the maxim of a sound mind dwelling in a sound body and that mental health and well being is as important, if not more, as physical health. In this endeavour she finds music and books the best tools that help keep mind, soul and body healthy. Having roots in Kerala, but lived in Hyderabad throughout, she considers herself a staunch Hyderabadi. She has faith that the concept of global citizenship which is the need of the hour can take shape in schools only.
Ms Shivani comes with a rich experience of 19 years in the field of education. A teacher at heart she has headed the Preprimary and Primary sections in a few premier institutions in the twin cities. A graduate in Psychology (Hons), Ms. Shivani has a Primary Teacher Certification as well. She is also certified in Cafe & Delhi-5 , a Cambridge Reading and Writing programme. She has received an Intercultural & Global Awareness certification & has also been an ISA Coordinator, a programme conducted in schools under the aegis of the British Council. These experiences will help us integrate more meaningful programmes to the ones already existing at Ganges.
Ms. Shivani possesses a fine blend of leadership qualities- one who is innovative, has a positive attitude, is a team person to the core and who believes that positive reinforcement can do wonders. She has been actively involved in content development, lays emphasis on differentiated instructions and is well versed with CBSE procedures. She has organized academic fairs, cultural programmes, school competitions and has trained students to participate at inter school levels too. Her hobbies include dance and craft and she is trained in textile designing as well.
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.