The Principal and the Team
Dr. Honey Chitkara | The Cornerstone of CIS Dominion
Associate Director & Principal
Dr. Honey Chitkara is the key fundament and reflects a formidable vision to make the school reach the zenith of its success. She, as the Principal & Associate Director of the school, is a believer in individual talent, a dynamic and committed leader and a conscientious human being who has revamped the real meaning of education.
She has done her PhD with thorough research in “Using Students’ Feedback to Improve Teaching Effectiveness based on Kaizen Philosophy of Continuous Improvement” which ruminates over, using practical feedback of students in order to operate the school in an efficient way. Out of the four papers written by her, two have been published and two have been presented at the International Level. Her paper on “Use of Students’ Feedback in Improving Teaching effectiveness” has been published by Turkish Online Journal whereas her paper on “The Role of Students’ Feedback in Improving Teaching Effectiveness: A Thoughtful Study through Kaizen’s Philosophy” has been published by Sambodhi Journal”. She presented her insightful paper “Students’ Feedback for Improving Teaching Effectiveness: A Thoughtful Study through Kaizen’s Philosophy” at an international conference organised by the Management Department IMS Ghaziabad University Course Campus. Another paper titled The Importance of Students’ Feedback for Teaching Effectiveness: Survey Methodology”, was presented by her at an international conference held by Poornima University, Jaipur. She also holds to her credit a Master of Arts in Education and Bachelor of Education. She is an overseer and a team leader, who paves way for teachers and students to follow, learn, construct and explore veiled talents.
She as the building block of CIS devises strategies, modes, and means of education manoeuvres the admission process and executes all academic and administrative activities which include implementation of curriculum, bi-monthly planners, dosages, and worksheets, non-scholastic and co-curricular methodologies, research and development of curriculum and different teaching methodologies. Her benefaction also lies in the latest technological advancement, with mentionable inputs like MOOC, App-Based Coding, Online Communicative Learning Tool Usage, online content creation, and online assessment. She believes in sharing the best practices that complete the CIS family as an effective team.
Dr Chitkara has always led her team towards the path of enlightenment. Her commendable vision and steadfast determination to edify the scholars, faculty and society alike have been constant sources of inspiration for everyone around her. It is for this reason that she has been rightly felicitated with numerous awards and honours. She has achieved the ‘Teachers Glory Award- 2020’ by Universal Business School for her exemplary contribution in the field of education. She has also seized the “National Leadership Award” for leadership in co-curricular education, presented by School Stars. Dr Chitkara was also bestowed with the prestigious “Excellence in Instructional Leadership Award” by the Adoption of Social Media in Academia (ASMA) organization at its recently-conducted “India’s Inspiring Teachers’ Awards 2021”.
Apart from this, she is meticulously engaged in students’ exchange programs like the USA East Coast Career Exploratory Programme. Having attended the Model United Conference at Stanford University, USA, School Immersion Program in UK and language expedition programme in Switzerland with students, she assists in rendering pragmatic exposure to students. Her research-based selections in crafting ideas and concepts that join academics and co-curricular activities keeping in mind learning coupled with leisure make her a complete facilitator, educator, and leader. She ardently believes that “Education exists everywhere, from the informal environment of family to the formal wings of the school; it is continuous, bonded and grand…”
Avneet Singh | The Polymath
Chief – Operations
Avneet Singh is the capacitor of CIS. Stretching from managing the organization’s resources, helping and creating organizational and programme concepts and budgets, Avneet Singh is explicable for his contribution in Office of Academics, Office of Admissions, Office of Academic Support, Office of Infrastructure, Office of International affairs and other technical departments.
As a constant voice of guidance and support and operations manager, he is a resolute and hard-working member of Chitkara International School and is associated with the management, organisation and smooth functioning of various events within and outside the school, faculty workshops, academic and administrative proceedings and trips and tours. Being a composed foreman, he excellently maintains cordial relations with parents resolving issues that help strengthen the bond between parents and the school.
He apart from this is a stalwart sportsperson with a Master’s Degree in Physical Education, heads the Office of Sports and thus manoeuvres the Chitkara Academy of Sports and its functioning. He enthusiastically coordinates with the sports instructors for sports curriculum, varied zonal, regional, national and international sports events which renders pragmatic exposure to students. He firmly believes that games and sports render leadership qualities such as ethics, integrity, self-motivation, empathy which can shape a child into a better human being.
Aasheesh Bhatnagar | An Effervescent
Director – Office of Academic Support
Aasheesh Bhatnagar is the draughtsman of CIS’s Industry-Academia collaboration, admissions and event strategies. He has over two decades of experience in developing and implementing sales and marketing strategies for the promotion of products and services related to Information Technology (IT), IT education, Internet education, IT Enabled Services (ITES), BPO-KPO, Nursing education and diagnostic assessment for students from grade 3 to 10.
A Post Graduate in Statistics and a Science graduate, his avid engrossment in the education system, led him to carve a niche in devising learning techniques for the students. He has initiated educational ERP for schools, colleges and universities, thus, coming up with a distinctive concept which is School Pad and College Pad. This concept has assisted in bridging the gap between parents and the school.
Apart from this, he also believes in experiential learning. With innovative event organisation, he renders an out-of-the-box learning environment to the students. TEDx and a session on Mumbai Dabbawalas are some of his initiatives that promoted influential ideas and have also helped in fabricating life skills on the part of students. Over the years, he has strengthened guest relations with the promotion of School Academy Industry Interface (SATT) where he and his team liaison with leading industry professionals who share their best practices at a challenging platform and thus build a substantial academic industry. Overseeing admissions as Admissions Director, he regularly engages with prospective and existing parents to provide vision and direction of present and future education scenarios. His ebullient and hospitable disposition helps resolve parents’ grievances at entry and exit levels as well. He conducts training and seminars for staff members to instil positive team morale and leadership skills. The whole process is documented through noteworthy PowerPoint Presentations which furnish explicit penetration of the school’s vision into the audience. His strong association with the press and a fine blend of corporate experience has resulted in devising deep strategies for promoting, marketing and building a positive brand image for CIS.
In amalgamation with the Office of International affairs, he is also associated with the Students’ Exchange program and assist in supplying pragmatic exposure to students through international visits. He believes in giving unprecedented experience to students and so he can undoubtedly be called a promoter of the avant-garde.
Kiran Singh | Ms Expedient
Dean – Administration & Examination
Kiran Singh is the dauntless spirit of CIS. An affectionate yet stalwart educator and administrator of the school, she is a diligent and highly organised operator and academic leader as well. She holds a Master of Arts degree in History and a Master of Education degree which assisted her to become a tireless researcher in every field of Education.
She enjoys the credit of solely constructing and successfully managing, supervising and running the Department of Hindi for the past 10 years and also an efficient Research and Development co-ordinator. She has been experimenting with new and novel teaching-learning techniques with evolving time and needs to support individualised learning and help students explore the zenith. Her innovation of teaching and learning modes reach out to every possible subject and range from book designing to tech-savvy methods. She oversees and administers the varied Olympiads and Competitive Examinations with full fervour and strategic implementation. As a SPOC (Sole Point of Contact), her motherly and loving disposition motivates the students and makes it easy for them to scale through the demands of learning. Moreover, she duly ensures the ethical conduct of research and for establishing and maintaining a culture of compliance and integrity among faculty, staff and students.
Mr Amardeep Singh Virk | The Opalite
Chief Administrative Officer
Mr Amardeep Singh Virk is a tranquillizing aura of CIS. As a chief administrative officer, he reflects his engrossment in parent connection; query solving, implementing education-based administrative systems, procedures, and strategies, monitoring administrative projects, and maintaining suggestion programmes for parents and guardians. His benefaction also lies in handling operations, sensitive concerns and information relating to staff, parents and students, monitoring discipline and also engaging in policymaking. He believes education is a source of real-life wisdom and character building. Thus, as a fundamental administrator and facilitator, he puts all his efforts towards the actualization of the student-friendly education system and environment.
Mr Virk has 21 years of experience in the Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF) as an Inspector and as Assistant Personnel Welfare Officer in Foreign Service (Deputation with the Ministry of External Affairs) at the High Commission of India, South Africa and Bangladesh. He has been applauded by DG/RPF on two occasions and he has been awarded DG/RPF Insignia for his commendable work. He also has to his credit the commendation from the High Commissioner of India in Bangladesh for his exceptional and outstanding work. He cushions parent satisfaction and student benefits by fitting and apt handling of the grievance cell through his expert solutions and resolutions for all the appeals and queries.
Shalini Somra | Ms Resilient
Vice Principal and SPOC of Grade 8
Shalini Somra is the energetic personage of CIS. As an enduring and assiduous team worker and as the Vice Principal of the school, she supports all the elements of academics and disciplinary matters. An innovative Science Instructor herself with Master in Industrial Chemistry (Pharmaceutical Sciences) and Bachelor in Education to her credit.
She is widely associated with practical, and project-based teaching that is blended and demonstrative in nature. She is efficient in the functioning of instructional programmes, student and staff engagement, report coordination, timeline-based assessments, and formative and summative examination conduction. Along with this, she is a strong liaise between the technical, DTP and Academic Team ensuring proper academic flow.
As the SPOC (Sole Point of Contact), she tackles, assesses and provides feedback on student learning, performance and evaluation and ensures proper and regular study. Taking the responsibility for school and class timetable management, teacher substitution and organization, she is certainly the spine of the routine flow.
Sahbi Singh | Ms. Creative
Head of Co-Curricular Programmes (Senior wing)
Sahbi Singh is the DNA of CIS Co-Curricular Activities. A creative individual herself and an Activity Coordinator, her profile boasts of Master of History in Arts and Bachelor in Fine Arts (Applied Arts). Her efforts are towards the impeccable amalgamation of Co-curricular Activities and Academics to ensure fun-filled learning for the students.
Theme based Annual Function, Annual Sport Meets; varied levels of Competitions are functional under her able guidance, supervision and creative proposals. She has been providing the school with invaluable and innumerable suggestions, co-curricular planners, and ideas in her 8 years tenure and has been rigorously working towards building teamwork, gamesmanship, self-discipline and hard work in every student through non-formal and informal ways of co-curricular. She also serves as a uniting force by connecting University and Industry to school with respect to co-curricular through the innovative idea of SQUADS at CIS where the students put into practice their varied talents and learn with experts. She is an extremely talented and creative art educator, motivating her students to elevate with their imagination.
Navdeep Kaur | Fun-loving
Head of Co-Curriculars Programmes (Junior Wing)
Navdeep Kaur is a creator of fun educational ideas for CIS. As a member of the Activity Team (Junior Wing), Navdeep creates, plans and executes all the activities for our kindergarten classes. Her science background with a Master in Science (Zoology) combined with a Master in Education gives her an excellent base for her wonderful experimental activity ideas. Using the combination of both her degrees, Navdeep carefully tailors activities to the age group and abilities of our kindergarten classes. She’s passionate about trying new ideas and new ways of learning that make children enjoy learning. These great activities have made her a favourite with our students who are always eager to see what new she has in store for them. Students flourish through her fun-based style of learning that focuses on allowing students to explore and be creative without pressure.
Dr. Gurpreet Bedi | The Solicitous
General Physician | Head – Office of Health and Wellness
A benign presence of CIS, Dr. Gurpreet Bedi is the competent General Physician and the Head of the Office of Health and Wellness who has commendably handled the entire health department of the school on a single-handed level for more than 10 years. She holds to her credit a Bachelor in Ayurveda in Medicine and Surgery and a Master in Food and Dietetics.
A dedicated and hardworking General Physician, she organises health camps in association with Indus Hospital for the students. She fervently organizes counselling sessions for students, teachers and even for non-teaching staff to enhance their knowledge on health issues according to the need of the hour. With several articles from the doctor’s desk, she unveils important facts about health, food and nutrition. She inculcates versatile capabilities to run the Health Department of the school effectively. She believes good health to be one of the major factors to attain success in life.
Anmol Verma | The Initiator
Head of Online Support Services, Digital Outreach & Student Affairs
Anmol Verma is the diligent foreman of CIS. He oversees and initiates multifarious programs which help develop the school comprehensively. Being a significant part of the Office of Co-curriculars, he rigorously works to leverage the co-scholastic arena of the school. The theme-based Annual Function, inter-house competitions and other co-curricular activities are functional under his able guidance, supervision and creative standpoint. With Bachelor of Engineering rolled to his credit, he becomes a fundamental component of the Office of Online Support Services of the school which ruminates and constantly works for the development of the school’s ERP system and the Social Media profiles of the school to have our prospective outreach of services to parents and students.
Apart from this, he also believes in pragmatic and experiential learning. For him, learning is only fruitful when it is practical. With the meticulous organization of varied Educational and Industrial visits, and by heading the Office of Alumni, he renders unprecedented and practical learning experiences to the students.
His fervent engrossment in fabricating the academic framework of the school has led him to spear an insightful harpoon in the lives of the students.
Sangeet Mavi | The Philomath
Curator – International Affairs & Brand Communication
Sangeet Mavi is a cooperative link between students, teachers, and international bodies at CIS. With an extensive background in education, marking communication, print and radio media, she heads the Office of International Affairs & Brand Communication.
A postgraduate in Business Administration and Bachelor of Education with a broad range of skills and years of vast experience, she is also an ambitious and experienced educationalist. She makes sure that the students and faculty of the school remain connected with the external bodies and get meaningful exposure in one way or the other. Incorporating all of these into educative applications and faculty training, she embarked to induce the latest educational and instructional methodologies and techniques through various workshops, events, symposiums and CSR activities.
She as the practitioner in the application of differentiated educational strategies for continual and measurable improvement makes comprehensive support for CIS.
Sudarshan Pal Singh | The Artistic-Creator
Director – Office of Architecture & Design
“Flair of creating terrific designs and an enhanced ability to think outside the box”, describes the great persona of Sudarshan Pal Singh. Holding a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in Fine Arts, he is a connoisseur of pumping his creative juices in the edifice of Chitkara International School.
Currently filling the position of Director and handling the Office of Architecture & Design, he is fervent in providing futuristic structural design to the stakeholders of the school. He has numerous years of experience in interior designing, stage & backdrop designing and other works of art. This expertise in designing and painting made him the winner of the First Prize in the Annual Art Exhibition of GCA Chandigarh in 2002 and of the Second Prize in Annual Art Exhibition 2003 of GCA, Chandigarh.
Passion for innovation and research made him a part of ‘Flux Asia’, an international exhibition of painting and sculpture at the Fine Art Museum of Punjab University, Chandigarh and a group show at Nandan Art Gallery, Kala Bhawan, Kolkata. He has also participated in ‘Pratiti’, another group show at Birla Art Gallery, Kolkata and an exhibition at Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh.
Sudarshan Pal is dedicated and enthusiastic to get the job done to a high standard that tends to accomplish goals with a greater work ethic. It is his architectural zeal that exerted a major role in creating and designing each and every artistic corner of CIS. He has dispensed his creativity in the designing of art spaces like CLIL Lab (Language lab), Brain-shaped Auditorium, Sports Complex, Amphitheatre (Open Air Theatre) along with learning walkways and hallways at Chitkara University and Chitkara International School. His experimentation is indicative of the synthetic style of modern art and can be seen stretching from various painted wall murals and monuments to other aesthetically composed learning studios of the University and School.
Dolma Pathela | The Scripturient
Quality Evangelist (Manager) & English Coordinator
Dolma Pathela is progressive, meticulous and an experimental holder of the pen along with being a literary assessor. With her paragon of fortitude and aesthetics, she is a prolific composer of resilient exquisite pieces of CIS.
Holding Master’s Degree in English literature and B.Sc. in medical science, she, as a member of the Office of English Language assists the school in writing, editing, and proofreading the school’s technical content, question papers, task sheets, planners, dosages and blueprints. She is fervently involved in the scripting of letters, circulars, desk letters, invitations and further procedural communications. With a rich learning environment in the school, she is explicit in her work and ruminates each and everything carefully with other team members. Her endeavour and hard work have carved a niche in the school’s positive disposition.
Rakesh Kumar | The Concierge
Repair, Maintenance & Housekeeping Senior Manager
Mr Rakesh Kumar is the welcoming presence, organizing a wonderful experience for every guest at CIS. Behind the scenes of every event, every function and every guest visit, Mr Rakesh’s dedicated work is making them all run smoothly. From the planning stages through to the finish, every detail of cleanliness is carefully planned and supervised by him to make sure all our visitors have the best possible time here.
He graduated with a degree in Humanities and a diploma in ITI stenography (English). After 15 years of experience as a Field Investigator and Manager at a reputed private company, Mr Kumar joined the Chitkara family and is still dispensing his services to ensure maintained capacious infrastructure and hygiene in the school.
Mr Rakesh is an asset in so many ways, he frequently holds workshops for support staff to improve housekeeping work, build teamwork, situation and conflict management, professional communication and so on.
Priyanka Behl | The Efficient Overseer
Ms Priyanka is the contriver of comprehensive tasks at CIS. She holds to her credit, Masters in Business Administration and HR in Marketing.
As a resolutely dedicated administrator, she strives to promote CIS as a strong brand in school education and promote its best educational practices. Inculcating effective communication, leadership and issue-resolution skills, she manoeuvres parent-school relationships in an effective manner.
She is deeply involved in the development of strategies for planning & smooth implementation of various administrative policies. She regularly engrosses with the school’s worthy parents to provide vision and direction of the education framework and other administrative requirements.
Her buoyant and hospitable countenance helps resolve parents’ grievances and queries in a prompt and fruitful manner. She is a patient listener and addresses all the concerns relating to students effortlessly.
Piyusha Sharma | The Compelling Communicator
Asst. English Coordinator
An innate initiator, Ms. Piyusha holds supreme command over language that makes her an effective communicator and consequentially, an eloquent speaker of the dialect of management. As an ardent writer, essayist and journalist, she is deeply involved in inscribing official letters, circulars, invitations and various operational communications of the school. She practises extreme vigilance in her duties that testifies her to be an efficient proofreader of the school’s written content, and additionally a loyal whistle-blower if required.
Her praiseworthy Academic Credentials entail a Bachelor of Commerce (E-Commerce Honours), a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (Finance) and a Master of Arts (Political Science). Having learned widely disparate subjects, she owns an inimitable and practical outlook on life. Her sincere efforts to stay updated with the historic and current information have helped the school excessively. As a considerate team member, she works diligently towards turning each undertaking of the team into a huge success.
Ms Nidhi | The Nurturer
Academic Coordinator- Junior Wing
Ms Nidhi owns a magnanimous personality and an acute understanding of the school’s operations. Having an admirable discerning ability, she greatly understands children’s behaviour. Being a crucial member of the management, she dutifully holds the reassuring ‘Chat Sessions’ with the parents to duly update them about the weekly progress of their child. She has played the key role of framing child-friendly timetables for the toddlers that ensure optimum growth and development of the scholar. She has also been the co-drafter of the school’s curriculum for the junior wing. Her innovativeness has surely benefited the school greatly for she constantly strives to effectuate ultra-modern and up-to-date teaching and learning techniques, and assessment mechanisms.
Her commendable academic qualifications include Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education. An impassioned reader of literature, Ms. Nidhi started her journey as a kindergarten teacher, simultaneously displaying a flair for leadership and management.
Her forte lies in her meticulousness and confidence. Her warm and caring nature makes her a true confidant of the students. As the SPOC (Sole Point of Contact), she provides an ideal link for the students, parents and teachers that enable them to come together and deliberate on the progress of a child. As a diligent team member and dutiful quality supervisor, she ensures the maintenance of supreme quality and smooth functioning of the processes of the school. For her, the comfort and continuous progress of the students remain a priority.
Sweety | The Blithesome
Quality Evangelist (Manager) & Executive – Office of Director & Associate Director
A self-motivated, energetic and professional individual with an undaunted zeal, love and passion for learning and imparting quality education is what describes Sweety as Quality Evangelist and an Executive Assistant to Director & Associate Director. Being a member of the Office of Director & Associate Director, one of her major roles includes conducting various meetings on a regular basis. Apart from this, she is scrupulously engaged in the implementation of the Annual Calendar & Audit Calendar. She also looks after the continual improvement of all the systems and processes of the school to maintain the quality objectives framed in sync with the mission statement of the school.
She is a results-driven professional, with numerous years of experience in the field of education. With B. Com & M.B.A degree wedged to her credit; she is a technology savvy individual. She excels in making PowerPoint presentations that furnish explicit penetration of the school’s vision into the audience. Quality is her main area of persona. She has actively contributed to the Accreditation process. Also, she regularly helps in achieving the quality objectives through well-reasoned audits, evaluations, and analyses of operational areas.
Mallika Sharma | The Flamboyant
Talent Acquisition (Manager) & Executive – Office of Director & Associate Director
Mallika Sharma is the constructive voice of CIS. Her engrossment as the Executive Assistant in the Office of Director & Associate Director and Office of Talent Management associates her with a plethora of work. Stretching from implementing effective HR systems for improvement in employee communication, employee retention, grievance handling, counselling to performance improvement and discipline she is nonpareil in her stratagem. Her work profile includes managing the recruitment life-cycle and implementing of competency-based performance appraisal system.
She is the strong brick of the strong wall of the Office of Director & Associate Director as she lends her full support by providing and maintaining confidentiality. Her expertise is covered in holding a reservoir of employee data and she is closely working with the Office of Director & Associate Director. Her duties broaden from scheduling, anticipating, supporting and corresponding that may be required for upcoming meetings and events.
Jaspreet Kaur | The Technophile
Assistant Activity Coordinator- Senior Wing
Jaspreet Kaur is a creative and buoyant force of CIS. She is an ardent and experiential Technology Instructor along with being a vital member of the Activity Team of the school. Rolled to her credit is the degree of Bachelor of Arts and a postgraduate degree of Master in Computer Applications. She is a teacher of brilliance and has an experience of 10 years in the field of education. An expert at her work, she has made a substantial and significant contribution in the framing of Tek – 8 i.e., technology curriculum of the school. As a member of the activity team, her contribution is towards smooth and efficient convening of an event. Her participation explicitly showcases her initiative to supply pragmatic exposure to the students with comprehensive educational practices.
Anita Munjal | The Chargehand
Assistant Hindi Coordinator- Junior and Senior Wing
Anita Munjal is a dedicated and affectionate Hindi teacher of CIS. Her profile boasts of Master’s Degree in Hindi and a Bachelor of Education Degree which makes her a dexterous Hindi instructor with a wide range of skills and years of vast experience. Her innovative ideas add a pleasant experience and make children’s journey quintessential. Her nine years of experience enriched her knowledge in every aspect and made her a member of the Examination Cell.
Apart from this, she actively participates in the planning, implementation and reviewing of integrated curriculum programs. Her prudence is exercised in handling the examination process and operations along with the supervision of the Examination Cell. Her coherent skills are apparent in allocating tasks and publicising books/reports. With remarkable duties and responsibilities rolled to her credit, she plays an important role in the school.
Lavneet Bhalla | The Demonstrator
Lavneet Bhalla is a conscientious member of CIS. Her profile boasts of Post-graduation Diploma in Computer Applications, a Master’s Degree in Science, and a Bachelor of Education Degree which makes her a dexterous Science instructor.
Her 5 years of experience enriches her knowledge in every aspect, thus, maximizing her comprehensive understanding for realising requisites to build a goal-oriented school. Apart from this, she is also a part of the Examination cell and Olympiad Team where she conducts, controls and supervises several Olympiad examinations and school examinations by acting as a vigilant overseer. She avidly aspires that the students of CIS should clear the international level of MaRRS International Spell Bee and brings laurels to the institution.
Kamaljit Kaur | The Austere
Member – Examination Cell
Kamaljit Kaur is the simpatico personage of CIS. She holds to her credit a Bachelor of Education Degree and a Bachelor’s Degree in Science. Since 1997, she has been spreading smiles and knowledge as a teacher and guide.
With three years of teacher training in England, she is proficient in guiding teachers with several teaching tactics in order to build a fruitful learning environment in CIS.
She is also associated with Examination Cell and Olympiad Team where she, with other zealous members manoeuvres each and every exam efficiently. Her endowment as a teacher, mentor and taskmaster proved fructiferous for CIS with times. She is a committed leader who wishes to take the school to the zenith of its success and aspires for the all-round growth and development of its students.
Anshu Ahuja | The Dextrous
Assistant Coordinator of the Office of Online Support & Services
Anshu Ahuja is the adroit streak of CIS. She is an earnest, experiential and significant member of Online Support Services. Her profile boasts of a postgraduate degree in Business Administration (Operations) with extensive 7 years of experience in project MCA21 (Ministry of Corporate Affairs) designed to fully automate all processes related to the proactive enforcement and compliance of the legal requirement under the Companies Act 1956.
With such a utilitarian experience, she assists in the development and smooth functioning of the school’s ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system which is the most effective mode of communication between the school and the school parent. She also renders her avid support in tracking and uploading various circulars, planners and academic resources to keep up with well-equipped communication and information exchange in and around the school. Her benefaction unequivocally displays her resourcefulness in the direction of contributing towards providing a hassle-free online experience to all the stakeholders.
Gayatri Batta | The Affable
Special Educator cum School Counsellor
Gayatri Batta holds an amicable stance for the students and staff of Chitkara International School. She is admirably solicitous towards her students when it comes to her function as the child psychologist of the school. Her hospitable nature and sympathetic aura make her the favourite of every child.
With Masters in Psychology and B.Ed. in Special Education rolled to her credit, she efficiently runs the Office of Counselling at the school. Ms Gayatri has also undertaken extensive voluntary work for the promotion of mental health among young learners across the Chandigarh region.
Seeing the smiling faces of her students makes Ms Gayatri feel truly happy and enthusiastic. She makes sure that her counselling sessions evoke a positive line of thoughts, and ideas in her students.
Anupam Bajaj- The Effulgent
SPOC of Grade 9
A dedicated teacher, conscientious leader, and SPOC of Grade 9, Anupam Bajaj’s profound knowledge and extensive teaching experience have made her a significant member of the school. A born speaker, motivator, and philanthropist, her radiant aura brings positivity and knowledge to her surroundings. Furthermore, she has a proven track record in mentoring, coaching and leading her students to success.
Holding Master of Arts in English Literature and Bachelor of Education, she has an impeccable command of the English language and vast experience in teaching the same.
Moreover, her strong hold on the language and amicable nature makes her an excellent public speaker and her affable abilities to engage an audience are par none. Throughout her professional career, she has proven to be instrumental in the growth and success of her students and the school by being not just a splendid teacher, but an all-rounder who carries the momentum to empower.
Vidhi Khullar- The Assiduous
SPOC of Grade 10
Vidhi Khullar is a resolute member of the CIS family. An affectionate yet steadfast educator of the school, she is a diligent and highly organised faculty member and SPOC of Garde 10. Moreover, as a zealous initiator in shaping and influencing the behaviour of her students, she has undoubtedly transformed the mindset of many young minds leading towards their holistic growth and development.
Holding a Master of Arts degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Education degree along with her 21 years of experience in the field of education, she possesses immense knowledge in every aspect of the school education system. The same has further assisted her in maximizing her comprehensive understanding for realising and attending to the needs of the students. Apart from this, as a SPOC (Sole Point of Contact), her motherly and loving disposition motivates the students and makes it easy for them to scale through the demands of learning. Besides this, she is also a part of the Examination Cell, wherein she supports the successful conduct of several School-based and CBSE examinations by acting as a vigilant overseer.
Manisha Malhotra- The Vivacious
SPOC of Grades 6 and 7
Manisha Malhotra is a meticulous member of the CIS family. Holding Master of Public Administration and a Master of Business Administration in Human Resource Management as well as a Bachelor of Education, her personality traits comprise qualities of a leader, manager and organizer.
As a dexterous SPOC (Sole Point of Contact) for grades 6 and 7, she efficiently coordinates with the parents to ensure the proper dissemination of academic and co-curricular related information regarding their wards. Furthermore, she relentlessly provides students with varied opportunities to augment their creative and cognitive abilities.
Vanita Kumari- The Meticulous
SPOC of Grades 4 and 5
A benevolent presence of CIS, Vanita Kumari is a competent Mathematician with a postgraduate science degree in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Education. As an ardent instructor of the school, she admirably guides the students through innovative teaching-learning methods in order to provide them with a bright future.
As a SPOC of grades 4 and 5, her roles comprise identification and filling of academic performance gaps of the students by working in close liaison with the parents. Moreover, with consistent feedback on student learning, performance and evaluation, she ensures suitable and unvarying learning of her students.
Manisha Dhir- The Sedulous
Manisha Dhir is an industrious member of CIS. Her profile boasts of a postgraduate degree in science, Master of Education and postgraduate Diploma in Computer Applications, which makes her a well-accomplished Science instructor. Furthermore, she has remarkably qualified for the National Eligibility Test (Education).
Her outstanding experience in teaching enriches her knowledge in every domain, thereby providing a rich and all-embracing educational environment for the learners. Through her persistent efforts, diligence, and as the SPOC (Sole Point of Contact) of Examination, she ensures the supreme progress of children.
Neha Verma- The Punctilious
Assistant Academic Coordinator and SPOC of Grades 2 and 3
Neha Verma is an assiduous member of the CIS family. With Masters in Human Rights and Duties and Bachelor Degree in Education, she phenomenally employs noteworthy leadership and management skills in the school setup. As the Assistant Academic Coordinator, she ensures the development and execution of wide-ranging academic programmes and curricula. Furthermore, she guides students on course-related subjects, monitors study habits and supervises the assessment and feedback.
As the SPOC (Sole Point of Contact) of grades 1 and 2, she rigorously maintains students’ behaviour and discipline track and meticulously monitors their character building. Not to mention, she inculcates advanced decision making and problem-solving skills, freedom of expression and confidence in her students.
Neetu Ahuja- The Conscientious
Assistant Housekeeping Coordinator
As the industrious member of the CIS family and the Assistant Housekeeping Coordinator of the school, Neetu Ahuja ensures that a high standard of cleanliness is achieved throughout the school, complying with Health & Safety legislation to further maintain a hale and hearty working environment for all the students and staff members. Apart from this, she supervises the housekeeping staff and takes care of the sanitation & hygiene of the school.
With a noteworthy working experience of 19 years, she is adept at organizing and managing the events conducted by the school. Her profile boasts of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (HR) and Bachelor of Science, Non-Medical. Besides this, she has worked as Senior Customer Care Executive at HDFC Bank and Customer Care Executive at ING Vyasa Bank. She has also been a Branch Service Officer of Reliance Nippon Life Insurance Co. Ltd.
Taniya Oberoi- The Zestful
SPOC-Co-Curriculars (Senior Wing)
Taniya Oberoi is an ardent member of the CIS family. With a creative and artistic bent of mind, she efficaciously and diligently manages and supervises all the co-curricular activities and events conducted by the school. Further, her profile boasts of a Bachelor of Science degree in the field of Information Technology followed by a Master’s Degree in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Education. She proficiently exhibits noteworthy organisational and managerial skills. As an instructor of Mathematics, she persistently ensures augmenting and honing the analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills in her students.
Moreover, her self-motivated and amiable personality as a SPOC (Sole Point of Contact) of the Senior Wing has indubitably helped her learners inculcate numerous skills and abilities vital to prosper in all their endeavours.
Shruti Sharma- The Profound
SPOC- Grades 11 and 12
A determined member of the CIS family, Shruti Sharma exercises tremendous attentiveness and diligence in her responsibilities that attests her to be a resourceful SPOC (Sole Point of Contact) as well as the Biology Instructor for grades 11 and 12 of the school. Moreover, with significant duties and responsibilities rolled to her credit, she plays an important role in the school.
Besides this, her commendable Academic Credentials entail Master of Science in Microbiology and Bachelor of Education degrees. With fifteen years of experience in the field of education, her sincere efforts towards helping children reach their full potential have flourished extremely.
Aarzoo Lamba- The Magnificent
SPOC-Co-curriculars (Junior Wing)
Aarzoo Lamba is a conscientious member of the CIS family. Her generous personality and fervidness as an educationalist have enormously aided the kindergartners to evolve in every sphere of their educational journey. As a SPOC (Sole Point of Contact) Co-curriculars of the Junior Wing, her roles comprise steering co-scholastic related discussion with parents to ensure holistic growth and development of the pre-schoolers.
With a Bachelor’s degree in the fields of Education and Arts, her strengths comprise competence in Information Technology, outstanding communication skills, expertise in futuristic teaching methodologies and most importantly optimistic approach towards life. Furthermore, by persistently conducting chat sessions with the parents, she ensures the process of learning of their ward is at all times progressive.
Vandana Saggi- The Considerate
Assistant Academic Coordinator- Junior Wing
Incessantly solicitous about the welfare of her students, Vandana Saggi has been a member of the CIS family for over ten years. With her affectionate persona and as the Assistant Academic Coordinator, she lucratively instils the requisite linguistic skills in the winsome students of kindergarten. Working towards honing and augmenting the creativity and artistic abilities of her students, she meticulously trains them for numerous competitions and events.
Her profile boasts of a Bachelor in Science (Medical) and a Bachelor of Education degree that has helped her attain overarching dexterities as an instructor and mentor. Besides this, she conducts all-inclusive chat sessions with the parents to efficaciously communicate the flourishing educational journey of their wards.
Dr Parul Sood- The Ideal
With her laudable vision and resolute determination, Dr Parul Sood has been an eminent luminary of the CIS Fraternity, since 2013. As a notable personage, she has efficaciously revolutionised the educational journey of her pupils by directing them towards their aspirations and goals. As a Career Carver, she has rigorously assured learning and growth prospects thereby ensuring the inculcation of core employability and life skills. Furthermore, as a Career Counsellor of the school since 2014, she envisages building a skilful society by endorsing research, innovation and entrepreneurship in collaboration with industry, research laboratories and academic institutions of global repute.
Dr Sood has completed her doctorate in the field of Education along with which her profile boasts of a Master of Philosophy degree, a Master of Mathematics, Master of Science in Environmental Education and a Master and Bachelor of Education. Under her sedulous umbrella, she has conceived “Career Trajectory” that comprises the comprehensive progression of every learner throughout their academic voyage leading them towards their future prospects as distinguished members of the society.
Mohinder Singh- The Scrupulous
Mohinder Singh is a hospitable presence, facilitating an amazing commuting experience for the faculty and students at CIS. As a Transport Coordinator, he successfully plans the routes, efficaciously ensures availability of transport and properly manages the attendants and drivers of the buses. Besides this, he staunchly and with his striking vigilance, executes safety and security measures vis-à-vis the transport facilities.
With his extraordinary management and coordinating skills, he has been providing his assiduous services to the school for over 10 years. Graduating with a degree in arts, he has acquired a pleasant and convivial personality and indeed is an asset to the school in so many ways.
Rohil Rana- The Heedful
Senior Network Engineer
Ensuring network systems are fully functional at all times along with implementing new systems and upgrades as appropriate, comprise the crucial responsibilities of Rohil Rana, the IT aficionado of the school. Moreover, he scrupulously manages and monitors the internet and security within the campuses of Chitkara International School.
Along with maintaining inventory record for all the IT hardware, his responsibilities comprise implementing, monitoring and managing the local and wide area networks of the school to ensure maximum uptime for all the staff members. Besides this, his profile boasts of an outstanding Diploma in Hardware and Networking from Jetking and a rich ten years of expertise in Linux OS and Windows OS.