Mrs Poorni Rajesh took over as the Senior School In-charge in 2012 and has worked tirelessly for the welfare of her students and staff. A very approachable and affable personality, she has had an exemplary career as an educationist with twenty seven years of teaching experience. Before joining Sanskriti, Poorni Rajesh was the principal of Maharishi Vidyamandir, Jabalpur and had been recognized for her leadership skills as well as her remarkable ability to connect with her students.
She is at heart, first and foremost, a Mathematics teacher and had graduated from Stella Maris College, Chennai and secured the seventh rank in M.Sc. Mathematics, at Sagar University, Madhya Pradesh. Her Maths classes have always been a hallmark of path breaking methodology and innovative activities.
A multi faceted personality, Poorni Rajesh also has keen interest in Literature which drove her to study Master of Arts in English Literature. As a student she excelled at volleyball, was the President of the Student Council at National College of Education, Chennai, while pursuing B.Ed. and was also the treasurer of the Astronomy Club at Stella Maris.
An inspiring and versatile teacher, Mrs Abha Malik heads the Middle School. She is known for her expertise in her subject and this has made herone of the most sought after teachers in School. She strongly believes that a successful school is where everyone supports and respects one another and holds on to a common vision of not only educating the students for today but also creating a strong foundation for the students to become lifelong learners.
A sincere and dedicated student, Mrs Malik completed her schooling from La Martiniere for Girls, Kolkata and went on to graduate in Political Science from St Xaviers, Kolkata. A commerce student, she took to arts for the love of current happenings. After completing M.A. in International Relations from Jadavpur University, she did B.Ed. from Annamalai University and Post Graduate Diploma in Senior School Management from IGNOU.
Mrs Abha Malik started her professional career in the Marketing Division of a prestigious hotel. Twenty two years ago, she shifted to the education sector for the sheer joy of learning and working with students. Having joined Sanskriti in 2001 as a Political Science teacher, she was the head of the Liberal Arts Department and has seen it go from strength to strength. She has been involved with noteworthy educational institutions which include the NCERT where she was a member of the NCERT Book Review Committee. She has also contributed greatly towards upgrading the CBSE syllabus of Political Science. Mrs Malik’s active efforts to establish good teaching practices have benefited not only her students, but also the faculty as a whole.
Mrs. Suruchi Lal took over as the Junior School In-charge on 1st October 2016. Mrs. Lal has been with Sanskriti School since 1999 and has contributed to its growth almost since its inception. Before joining Sanskriti, she taught in various Mission schools in Jammu and Kashmir, Bihar and West Bengal, as well as in the Mother’s International School, Delhi.
Mrs. Suruchi Lal's teaching style has always been characterized by a lot of creativity and new learning methodologies. She introduced, and later institutionalized, the use of the 'Quality Circle Time Model' in the Junior School, which has helped nurture creativity and positive relationships with students from diverse backgrounds. Apart from teaching, she has also been actively involved in curriculum development, planning, and teacher training. She believes that teaching in today's classroom requires a teacher to incorporate innovative techniques to address the whole child- heart and mind, motivating them to learn and become independent lifelong learners.
Before taking over as Junior School In-charge, she was the Academic In-charge for many years. A highly committed and devoted educationist, she has taught the fast-track classes held after school designed specifically to support students from the economically weaker sections of the society. She was awarded the “Distinguished Teacher Award” by the Rotary Club of Delhi for the year 2012-13.
Mrs. Lal completed her schooling from the reputed Maharani Gayatri Devi girl’s school, Jaipur. She graduated with a first division from Lady Irwin College, University of Delhi and later pursued B.Ed. from the University of Delhi.
Summing up her approach to education, she says, “As teachers, we are entrusted with the responsibility of shaping minds. I believe that every child is unique, and it is our duty to foster success, acceptance, and joy for the young learners.”