Junior Kindergarten Teacher


B.A., University of St. Andrew
M.A., Trinity Washington University

Maura Rice joined Congressional in 2014 as a Kindergarten Teaching Assistant working with Janet Turk. After finishing her Master’s program in Education in 2015, she became one of the Junior Kindergarten Lead Teachers, and absolutely loves the grade level. Maura also serves as an Academic Team lead for Language Arts and as an Instructional Coach for Infants -2nd grade.

Outside of school, Maura enjoys spending time with her friends, family and rescue dog, Deacon. In her free time outside of school, Maura enjoys taking spin classes, baking for friends and family, and volunteering for a local animal rescue organization.


“I love the relationships, bonds and connections that education encourages in every person.  I believe in every person’s unique ability to learn, and that each student has something different, but important, to offer the classroom and the outside world!”

Alla Stellakis

Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

Allison Watson

Junior Kindergarten Lead Teacher

April Moyo

Librarian and Technology Integration Specialist