Learning and Pedagogy Expert
Dr. Priya is an academician and researcher with over 21 years of professional experience in the K-12 domain. She has a masters in elementary education, early child care and psychology as well as a Phd in education from the RIE (regional institute of education). As a life-long learner, Priya has embarked on an impressive academic journey herself and acquired verified certifications from MITx, Curtin University and UC San Diego among others.
Priya is an expert in holistic education and she has acquired expertise over 15 years through various research partnerships in collaboration with education giants such as NCERT, INTEL, NAAC and COL.
As an educator, her sweeping experience in innovative teaching and learning as well as design thinking enables her to cultivate authentic learning in children that can be tracked through informed assessments.
Rashmi has over 12 years of experience teaching Yoga, Creative Movement and Dance and Dramatics working extensively with young children both in India and internationally.
She is a certified Yoga teacher with the International Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, Himalayas and the Art of Living (Sri Sri Yoga). She also has a teaching faculty degree from Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, London and a Diploma in Movement and Mixed Media from Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts, Bangalore. Rashmi is also a trained Bharatanatyam Dancer.
Motivated to popularise the practise of yoga from a young age, she has created a fun and engaging course using elements of stories, music and dance. At Crejo.Fun Rashmi has developed a pedagogy, integrating performing arts with Yoga, to create a fun and unique fitness regime for young learners.
With 20+ years of experience in visual arts, communication, and training, Rashmi is an 'art-repreneur' with deep knowledge acquired from working in industries such as education, entertainment, consulting and technology.
Her qualifications in Commerce, Mass Communications and Business Administration from Babson College (MA - USA), coupled with artistic and corporate work experience in India and abroad, inspire her to approach progressive education through creative paths. Her approach leads to holistic development, beyond the scope of conventional training methods and focuses on developing the 21st century educators.
Rashmi is a self taught artist with a Level 4 Professional Artist certification from Pidilite and also, a certified Art Therapy Life Coach. She has dabbled in the realm of art exhibitions and events that hosted prominent artists, collectors, government officials, corporate houses, and media outlets.
Swaroop embarked on his journey of performing arts in inarguably one of the coolest professions there is - Street Dance. He is a member of one of the oldest street dance crews of India, The Graffiti Crew. Over the last 8 years he has mastered his craft and won over 50 dance competitions, notably the Channel V IndiaFest. He has also been a judge in multiple inter-college dance festivals in Bangalore. He was also one of the top contestants on the reality show ‘So You Think You Can Dance, India’ and has been featured in commercials for brands like Megamart and Campus Sutra.
As a dance instructor, Swaroop has trained kids in Contemporary, Jazz, Gymnastics, Ballet and Hip Hop and designed street style dance curricula for students from kindergarten to grade 12. He has also choreographed productions at prominent dance academies.
Poonam has nearly 3 decades of work experience in the field of art with more than 10 years of experience with K-12 students across top schools in India including Kunskapsskolan (Swedish School), Paras World School and Shikshantar.
Her certification in Art Therapy from the British Association of Art Therapists equipped her with the foundational knowledge to use art as a medium in psychotherapy and support children, young people, adults and elderly through hardships.
As an educator, Poonam is driven by the passion to provide children with a multidisciplinary and holistic art education. She has concurrently worked with several batches of over 300 children each and designed art curriculums that give students an interesting and innovative learning experience.
Learning and Pedagogy Expert
Rama has been an educator for 12 years and has extensive experience in curriculum designing, learning experience design and teacher professional development.
Her passion for teaching drives her to design comprehensive and personalised curriculums incorporating extracurricular activities like music, art and storytelling for early year students. As a linguist herself, Rama founded Little Linguist to develop a love for learning languages among children and created engaging international language courses.
Rama embarked on her career as an educator working with government schools to help improve the accessibility of quality education. Since then, she has devoted herself to the cause through multiple other projects for preschool and primary teachers and parents across different socio-economic backgrounds through her venture ‘School Atlas’.
Her experience with parent-teacher dialogue also extends to guardian support successes in dealing with parent concerns which enables her to work on student development in tandem with parents.
Educational Psychologist and Counsellor
With over 17 years of experience as a psychologist under her belt, Kritika is an expert in child and teen psychology. Her primary areas of focus are, enhancing the learning process and working on memory building with children.
As part of her PhD thesis, Kritika created a notable program that incorporated the science of storytelling and the art of mindfulness to empower children and teenagers to become self-aware and self-motivated by finding their own voice and taking responsibility for their own learning and development.