Our new Principal, Mrs. Rashmi Ambavane, is an Academician and Administrator par excellence. She is a first class post-graduate in English Literature, M.Com[I],M.Phil in American Literature, a college topper and Mumbai University merit holder in B.Ed, and has completed Masters in Education Management, too. She has dedicated more than 30 years in pedagogy. She loves her profession and cherishes her status of being a mentor, guide, philosopher, instructor, advisor, pioneer and a life coach to her pupils. She believes that nothing is of any importance in life except how well one does one’s work. That is the only measure for human value. She is a dedicated Lion Lady associated with the Lions Club of Thane West and takes keen interest in the welfare of fellow citizens. Her pleasant personality and sterling qualities have steered her successfully through all her responsibilities and assignments. She is a voracious reader and a prolific speaker. The welfare of the students is of paramount importance to her .. She has associated herself with St. Gregorios with a view to upholding long cherished values and traditions of this institute and to translate the dreams of all stakeholders into reality.
Ms. Meenalochani Subrahmanyan holds a Masters Degree in English Literature and is a Polyglot, with proficiency in French, German and Italian. She has over 35 years of teaching experience. Ms. Meenalochani S has been associated with St. Gregorios High School since its inception and has been teaching English and French at the ICSE and ISC levels. She has helped conduct ‘Skills for Adolescence’ Workshops, to train teachers to deal with the growing problems faced by adolescents. She has been teaching ‘Skills for Adolescence’ to the Gregorians for twenty years.
Anita Pillai has a Masters Degree in Banking and Finance. She has been associated with the school since 1998. She has been teaching Commercial Studies and Commercial Applications to the ICSE and Accounts and Commerce to the ISC students. She has been instrumental in conducting examinations held in school and board exams.She is a very industrious, meticulous and unassuming person.
Ms. Susan Philip is a stalwart member of the school. She has been with the Institution for over 20 years. She holds a degree in Bachelor of Education along with a Masters. Her main strengths are adaptability, dependability and the determination to get a job done as proven by her track record in the school. Ms.Susan was closely associated with the PEAS programme and has been an enthusiastic participant in all school events. Ms.Susan believes that she will thrive as an administrator because of her dedication to the school; coupled with her abilities to relate to students in the age groups 11-14 years.
Ms. Sarah D’Souza is a dynamic multitasker who believes in initiating innovativeness to existing educational practices. She is a firm believer in allowing children to blossom at their own pace without any undue pressure from external factors. She holds a degree in Early Childhood Care and Education and was ranked first in Mumbai University for that programme. She also holds a Masters degree along with a Bachelor of Education. She comes from a corporate back ground but after teaching for over a decade, states that she has found her niche in life. She plays a dual role of an administrator and an Economics teacher for the ISC Section.
Ms. Shobana Menon has been associated with the school for over 20 years. She began her teaching career with the Pre-school and worked her way steadily through the Primary classes. She holds a degree both in Early Childhood Care and Education as well as a Bachelor in Education. Her methodical and systematic approach to work has ensured the smooth completion of any task she has been entrusted with. Ms. Shobana’s forte is handling difficult situations with tact, diplomacy and integrity.
Pooja Nair Shah our new Pre- primary Co ordinator, has been an enthusiastic and bubbly preschool teacher, for the past 17 years. Teaching and working with children and her colleagues is a joy to her. Pooja also had a hands on experience, as a faculty member for GATE [GREGORIAN ACADEMY FOR TEACHER EDUCATION ] in teaching aids . She says, “The journey so far has been a lot of work, but it has been well worth it”. She has enjoyed each experience along the way and is looking forward to another enjoyable experience with your children.