Ms. Vidhya Madhavan
'Tell me and I forget, teach me and I will remember, but involve me and I will learn'. Vidhya firmly believes that 'Parents and teachers need to work together in harmony. We all have the same goal: to help make our kids 'lives better'.
Vidhya as a special educator believes in seeing the ability when the world sees disability. She facilitates children with various learning difficulties and special needs. She has taught children with a range of behavior and developmental issues in India and in the USA. She holds a Masters's degree in History and Linguistics. Presently pursuing her Ph.D. Research in Cognitive Linguistics. Her other qualifications are certificate courses in NILD, Regent University (USA), various courses from IIT (NPTEL) and in special education. Her career spans from being a part of The Hindu newspaper's NIE program, teaching around 50,000 kids in and around Hyderabad. Trained in the VIBES program in support of challenging students (USA). She has also conducted workshops for top executives of private companies in literacy and numeracy for their social cause initiatives in working with underprivileged schools. She has a flair for teaching Math, Science and Social Studies. Her talent lies in delivering conceptual understanding and enjoying the content. She worked as a special educator and as a coordinator in an international inclusive school for 4 years. Apart from being a voracious reader, she enjoys teaching and interacting with students. For a brief period, she tried her hands on running a successful customized jewelry business and in the process holds an AJP (accredited jewelry professional) certification the Gemological Institute of America.
Ms. Santhana Lakshmi Mohanraj
Ms. Santhana Lakshmi Mohanraj, our Computer Trainer holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering and Masters Degree in Library Science, used to work as a Software Engineer at Infosys. She also used to be one of the members in the Management committee of Vana Vani MHS School. She is a very sincere, honest and a dedicated person who thrives to give her best in all her endeavours. She loves to be with children and feels that special children shower true love and affection without any expectations. Her patience and compassion towards the children has made her very dear to them. She feels happy to be part of this school.
Ms. Sayeedasamira is working as a special educator for past 7 years at Chettinad-Sath Sadhana. She has recently gained much experience in the Skill training group. She is very passionate about working with students. Her personal goal is to make as many students independent and to discover their own capacity.
Ms. Archana has recently joined our team as a special educator. She comes from a diverse background who possesses a B.Com degree and a PGDip in school counselling. She is actively pursuing her MSc in Counseling and Psychotherapy. She enjoys and comes with an immense experience interacting with special children to help them develop socially and become responsible, self-sufficient adults.
Ms. Divyasree has completed her Master’s Degree in School Psychology with specializations in play therapy and trained in a nationalized institution. She loves to work with children and enjoys every moment spent with them. Her personal goal is to make all the special children feel unique in their own lives and to help them be unique in their own ways. Her strength is her patience and perseverance. After doing several internships she found her passion to be working as a Special Educator. She finds her calling in supporting non-verbal students to regulate their emotions and feelings.
Mr. J Bose
Mr. Bose comes with 6 years of experience in both academic and practical backgrounds. He holds B.Sc. in physical health and sports education. He has also done his M.P.Ed and M.Phil., in Physical Education from Tamil Nadu Physical and Sports University. He has expertise in identifying talent and aspires his students to participate in Special Olympics. He is a firm believer that weight management and fitness is extremely essential for students with special needs. Weight management helps in reducing the medicine dosages preventing various side- effects. Further, seeing the students become self-reliant is one of his goals, especially in the area of sports.
Ms. P Revathy
Admin & Accounts
Ms. Revathy has 14 years of work experience in Finance and Accounts and her previous job for over a decade at an event management company. Her skills include TALLY, MS OFFICE, DCA,DTP AND AAC. Her work paved the opportunity to interact with people at all levels, gaining expertise in her public relations skills. She aspires to work for students with different abilities and shares the same compassion as the rest of the staff. At any given opportunity she interacts and understands them. Revathy is familiar with all the students and their day to day activities and interests.
Mr.Kathiravan is part of the Administration team of Chettinad-Sath Sadhana. He has completed his B.COM (Computer Application). He is part of Sath Sadhana for the past 6 years. He enjoys working with the team and is very appreciative of the opportunity with the little bit of interaction he has with students at Sath Sadhana.