Director & Principal
Gunjan Bijlani holds a Master’s Degree(with distinction) in Counselling Psychology and a Diploma in Early Childhood Special Education(RCI). She is a trained Montessorian and the founder of Crayons Montessori.
She runs the school on the Montessori philosophy and is passionately involved in early childhood education. She believes that children at an early age are highly impressionable and hence the environment provided to the child must be highly sensitive to their needs
She is of the view that a child is naturally eager for knowledge and capable of initiating learning in a supportive, thoughtfully prepared learning environment. She believes that the Montessori approach values the human spirit and the development of the whole child—physical, social, emotional & cognitive.
Sonal has completed her Graduation in Retail and Marketing from the College of Vocational Studies, Delhi University.
She has worked as an Administration In-charge in DPS World Kids Pre-School and holds a customer service experience of 13 yrs. She presently works at Crayons Montessori School as Head of Administration. Her main focus is on direct programming, supervising staff, managing budgets and making schedules that affect the academic community.
She is also in charge of developing a direction and mission for the school at which she works. Drafting and interpreting regulations, dealing with queries complaints and procedures including meetings with teachers, parents and school staff.
Sheetal Mehra holds a Nursery Teacher`s Training diploma and an Early Childhood Care Education diploma from IGNOU. She is a seasoned teacher with 16 years of experience behind her.
Her area of expertise lies in Early Childhood Care and preschool education. Creative lesson plans and boundless energy are her forte. She excels in planning activities and lessons for the little ones in accordance with their interests.
Inspiring learning in children gives her immense joy. In her own words- There is no greater joy than seeing a student finally “get it”
Prabhjot Kaur holds a Master’s (M.sc) degree in Psychology from Punjabi University, Patiala and a PG Diploma in Guidance and Counseling (P.U). In addition, she also holds a PG Diploma in Rehabilitation Psychology (RCI).
She has previously worked as a school Psychologist in Dev Samaj School, Chandigarh and also worked as Rehabilitation Psychologist in Jalandhar.
At present, she is a School Psychologist at Crayons Montessori School. She aims to understand the behavior of children and help them overcome social and emotional issues. Her expertise lies in building effective communication and social skills in children.
She is also committed to advising and influencing parents to assist their child’s growth. She believes that children have their own unique characteristics and thrive in a supportive and nurturing environment
Daman earned a Bachelors in Home Economics from Delhi University post which she went on to specialise in Child Development in her master’s degree at Punjab University. During her M.Sc., she absorbed a tremendous amount regarding modern educational theory regarding younger learners, a proclivity she has retained in her own study since.
Her commitment to early childhood education and academic background allow her to deliver lessons in a creative and meaningful manner to facilitate comprehension of topics. Further, she believes in encouraging student learning by motivating her students and building their confidence. She strives to continuously create an engaging and nurturing environment in the classroom through innovative teaching pedagogies.
She firmly believes in the saying- “Praise loudly but correct softly!”