Jyothi Mrs. Jyothi Menon - Head of School, Ekya School ITPL

Jyothi Menon
Head of School, Ekya School ITPL

Mrs. Menon brings her vast experience in early childhood education to Ekya School ITPL. Having served and led premier institutions including Little Hearts, Jamshedpur, Carmel Convent and CMR National Public School in Bangalore, she is able to efficiently spearhead a team of diverse educators. As the founding head of school for Ekya School ITPL, she strongly believes in changing the conventional ways of teaching to bring about a new, modern and practical approach towards learning. Her personable charm and genuine love for children further helps in creating an environment which is conducive to learning and doing.

Mrs. Menon holds a Bachelor’s from Calcutta University and a Masters in Education from Bangalore. She has attended professional development programs hosted by CBSE and CIE. Beyond her role as a creative educator, she is an avid reader who is passionate about pets, theatre and the arts.

 

Hema Nagarajan
Head of School, Ekya School BTM Layout

Ms. Nagarajan is very passionate about teaching and constantly strives to learn and apply new methodologies to her work. At Ekya School BTM Layout, she is actively involved in curriculum development, implementing training programs and planning school assessments. Her interpersonal skills and love for science facilitates instant connections with her students. Ms. Nagarajan brings nearly a decade of teaching experience including her time at CMR National PU College, Bangalore. Prior to her role as an educator, Ms. Nagarajan worked for Cascade Water Services, a water treatment company in New York for almost four years.

Ms. Nagarajan holds a B.Sc in Chemistry from SR College, Bharathidasan University and an M.Sc in Environmental Sciences from B.H. College, Trichy. She also has a Bachelors in Education. She has undergone the Teaching for Understanding online professional development program by Harvard University. She has also undergone training in CCE, inclusive education, design thinking and teaching through peer interaction.In her free time, Ms. Nagarajan likes to play the veena and is currently learning freestyle dancing.

 

Ayesha Sirajuddin
Head of School, Ekya School JP Nagar

Ms. Ayesha comes with a proven track record in the field of education as an educator in the U.A.E and India for over 15 years. Prior to working at Ekya School, she has taught at Our Own English High School, Abu Dhabi for 10 years. She believes education is transformational in nature. She loves to take on the challenging, yet fulfilling task of nurturing and harnessing the talents of each child. She hopes that every child develops a love for learning, achieves academic success and becomes a responsible citizen in the global community. Ms. Ayesha is a warm and caring person who is highly focussed, energetic, and result oriented. At Ekya JP Nagar, she leads the team of teachers in academic programs and establishes effective systems and processes. She is passionate about teaching and this drives her ethos to excel and coordinate with the entire team of teachers to ensure smooth and seamless functioning. Ms. Ayesha is an excellent leader, and has created an atmosphere of family at Ekya JP Nagar – her office is the first place that any student or member of staff goes, when they are faced with any issue.

Ms. Ayesha holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science, a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and an Honors Diploma in Systems Management. Her other interests include music, reading and travelling.

 
Poornima Mahesh - Head Mistress, Ekya Early Years, J P Nagar

Poornima Mahesh
Headmistress, Ekya School Kanakapura Road

Mrs. Mahesh is driven by passion to teach and impart knowledge to the little minds with innovative techniques. At Ekya, she aims to bring holistic student-centric approach to teaching and constantly motivates other educators to streamline their thoughts as a team. She aspires to create the perfect learning environment for both the students and teachers at Ekya Early Years, Kanakapura Road. She is a creative leader that loves to explore new ideas for the benefit of the bright and curious minds of our students.

She holds a B.Sc in Economics, Maths, Statistics from Bangalore University, B.Ed in Math from Singhania University and currently pursuing a MA in Education from IGNOU. She is classically trained in Bharatnatyam for 15 years and believes that the arts have been a source of inspiration for all her explorations.

 
Usha Premkumar - Vice Principal, Ekya School JP Nagar

Usha Premkumar
Head of School

Mrs. Premkumar found her passion for teaching as a kindergarten teacher at CMR National Public School and has since had the opportunity to teach students of all ages. She is an academician with over two decades of experience. At Ekya, she handles the day-to-day operations, along with key decisions such as curriculum implementation, teacher mentorship, and student monitoring. She is focused on helping staff and students work together to achieve holistic educational experiences. She believes in imparting practical education that prepares students with life skills that help them take on bigger challenges in the future. Her attention to detail and razor-sharp focus on quality, creates an environment of excellence.

Mrs. Premkumar holds a Master’s degree in history and Bachelor’s of Education. She has attended multiple workshops including those focused on CBSE, ICSE and teacher training. When away from school, she has found a passion in culinary arts, reading and music.