Head of School, Ekya School JP Nagar
Ms. Deepa is the Head of School for our JP Nagar campus. She has a rich experience of more than 20 years in various capacities in the fields of education and banking. Deepa started her career as a senior secondary teacher at National Public School, Bangalore. She held the position of Assistant Registrar at CMR University, Bangalore where she was responsible for admissions and academic affairs. Earlier she was Branch Credit Manager at HDFC Bank, responsible for approval and disbursal of personal loan. Prior to joining the Ekya family, she held the position of Vice-Principal at Vibgyor High.
Ms. Deepa believes that education should promote self-discipline, a sense of responsibility, social and global consciousness and most importantly instill values based on the rich culture of our country. Trust, transparency, and people skills are her core strengths. She is extremely passionate about work ethics and does not compromise on quality, performance, and delivery.
Ms. Deepa holds her Masters in Physics and Bachelor’s degree in Education from Bangalore University. She is currently pursuing M.A. in Psychology.
Ms. Deepa is a warm and approachable person with a high level of integrity, commitment, and passion for teaching.
Head of South Campuses
Ms. Ayesha is the “Head of South Campuses”. She currently oversees both JPN and BTM campuses. She has been at the JPN Nagar campus since its inception and has donned many hats from being an Academic Coordinator to Head of School. 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'(GEMS Group) in 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 focused, energetic, and result-oriented.
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 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 the 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 traveling.
Academic Coordinator, Ekya School JP Nagar
Mrs. Unnikrishnan is a passionate, organised and highly motivated individual. She has excellent communication skills, and therefore communicates very well with parents and teachers alike. As the Academic Coordinator at Ekya JP Nagar, she leads the team of teachers in academic programs, establishing effective systems and processes and improving methods of teaching and administration.
Mrs. Unnikrishnan comes with over 15 years of experience in the field of education. She holds a Bachelors degree in Education, a Master’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics and Public Administration, and a Post Graduate Diploma in IT. She has also undergone training for YLE, Cambridge and taken part in teacher workshops under the themes of ‘Connecting Classroom’ and ‘Curriculum Planning and Assessment’. Mrs. Unnikrishnan is a trained Bharatanatyam and Veena artiste. Apart from her interest in classical music, she enjoys baking and experimental cookery.
Co-Curricular Coordinator, Ekya School JP Nagar
Ms. Shanthi Sivaram comes from a corporate background and has been with Ekya School JP Nagar for the last 6 ½ years. She is always ready to share and take responsibility while being focused on her goals, is determined and able to endure. She believes in perfection in every task and is eager to learn. Her strength lies in knowing each and every student and parent at the Ekya School JP Nagar Campus personally.
She is a graduate in Commerce from Osmania University and holds a Diploma in Computer Application. She likes traveling, listening to music and believes in staying fit.
Pre - Primary Coordinator, Ekya School JP Nagar
Ms. Lakshmi Umesh has been an ‘Early Childhood’ professional for the past 10 years. A master’s graduate in Mass Communication and Journalism, she has obtained her International Montessori certification from the American Montessori Society with MACTE accreditation. Ms. Lakshmi has worked in various schools in India and abroad as a coordinator and a teacher.