Our School Leaders

Laura Morgan

Head of School

“Stratford has allowed me the opportunity to share my love of learning with students and staff.” 

Laura Morgan has been a part of the Stratford School family for over 18 years. Before taking on her current role as the Head of School at Stratford’s Washington Park and De Anza Park campuses, Laura served as a principal, vice principal, and taught preschool and elementary grades.

Laura believes that each child is a unique individual, who will thrive in an environment that allows them to develop emotionally, socially, and physically.  Her philosophy helps to build strong, confident, problem solvers.

As a teacher, Laura aspired to guide each child along their individual path, and as a leader, she strives to create close partnerships with families to offer support and guidance.

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Mary Kiely

Director of Lower School

“My job is to be a humble servant to our Stratford students, employees, and families.”

Mary Kiely has been a part of the Stratford School family for over a decade, a place where she feels at home. Before taking on her current role as the Director of Lower School at Stratford School’s Sunnyvale Washington Park campus, Mary taught preschool through kindergarten, as well as served as a vice principal and preschool principal.

Mary Kiely knows that every child that comes through the door has individual needs, and believes it is her job to make sure that she is meeting not only the needs of the student, but of the entire family.

Often wearing many hats on a daily basis, Mary thrives on challenges and obstacles that come her way. She is empowered to impact students in the most meaningful and positive ways possible.

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Ashley Lee

Director of Early Childhood Education

“I love that children at Stratford receive an exceptional, well-balanced education.”

Ashley Lee has been a part of the Stratford family for more than a decade. Before taking on her current role as the Director of Early Childhood Education at Stratford’s Washington Park campus, Ashley taught preschool, pre-kindergarten, and kindergarten, and served as a vice principal. For three years, she served as a mentor teacher for the preschool and pre-kindergarten program.

In order for children to become positive contributors to society, Ashley knows that they need much more than an academic education.

Ashley believes that Stratford gives teachers and students the tools, curriculum and environment to receive a well-rounded education.

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Our Faculty

Mercedes Almirall

Spanish Teacher

Aparna Anand

1st Grade Teacher

Prabhjot Chaudry

Preschool Teacher

Alex Chui

Music Teacher

Augusta Coquis

Spanish Teacher

Astrid De La Rosa Luna

Preschool Teacher

Amanda De Mey

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Prajakta Deshpande

Kindergarten Teacher

Nancy Dicandia Kohgadai

Science Teacher

Susan Elliott

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Keiry Favela Tizo

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Guada Fermil

Preschool Teacher

Megan Garvey

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Shubha Hebbar

Kindergarten Teacher

Aye Mon Khine

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Jennifer Kimm

3rd Grade Teacher

Ksenia Koroleva

Music Teacher

Huijuan Li

Preschool Teacher

Cindy Murdick

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Cindy Murdick

2nd Grade Teacher

Anila Palla

4th Grade Teacher

Marvin Pascua

PE Teacher

Dipti Patel

Preschool Teacher

Sheela Ponnaganti

Science Teacher

Sonia Prasad

Computer Teacher

Disha Sharma

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

Alexis Murdick Varr

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