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The Acres Foundation

The Acres Foundation is an educational think tank that brings together the finest educators to chart out new pathways in education. We leverage innovations in teaching from around the world that have a solid basis in learning science, proven efficacy in the classroom and substantiation from top academics from across the world, to create the next generation of educational approaches that work for the Indian context.

The Acres Foundation is the team behind the highly acclaimed The Green Acres Academy, Mumbai’s top emerging school, which has expanded to 3 campuses across Mumbai and Pune.

Learn more about our approach to teaching.
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A school from
The Acres Foundation

The Acres Foundation is an educational think tank that brings together the finest educators to chart out new pathways in education. We leverage innovations in teaching from around the world that have a solid basis in learning science, proven efficacy in the classroom and substantiation from top academics from across the world, to create the next generation of educational approaches that work for the Indian context.

The Acres Foundation is the team behind the highly acclaimed The Green Acres Academy, Mumbai’s top emerging school, which has expanded to 3 campuses across Mumbai and Pune.

Learn more about our approach to teaching.
Watch the video.

The Acres Foundation
Rohan-Parikh

Rohan Parikh

M. Ed., Johns Hopkins University
MBA, INSEAD
B. Sc. Econ., The Wharton School of Business
Managing Director, The Acres Foundation

Siamack-Zahedi

Siamack Zahedi

Ed. D., Johns Hopkins University
M. Ed. Columbia University
Executive Director of Education and Research, The Acres Foundation

Aaditya-Lohana

Aaditya Lohana

Founder, Lohana’s Test Series
Executive Director, The Acres Foundation

Anuj-Iyer

Anuj Iyer

M. Ed. Harvard University
Head of Learning & Innovations, The Acres Foundation

Tejas-Parikh

Tejas Parekh

Masters in Marketing & Management, Southampton School
Executive Director, The Acres Foundation

Romil-Parikh

Romil Parikh

B.Sc., Indiana University
Director, The Acres Foundation

Radhika-Zahedi

Radhika Zahedi

Executive Director – Teaching and Learning
Masters in Mathematics Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, USA
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mumbai University.

Sanyukta-Bafna

Sanyutka Bafna

Head of Outreach & Central Curriculum support
Masters in Education (M. Ed.), Teachers College, Columbia University with specialization in Curriculum and Teaching.

Pooja-Harlalka (1)

Pooja Harlalka

Head of Special Education Needs, The Green Acres Academy, Mumbai
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
M.Ed., Teachers College, Columbia University
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
Rachna-Lakshminarayanan

Mrs Rachna Lakshminarayanan

Principal, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
Postgraduate in Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia University
Masters in Education, Maharishi Dayanand  University
B. Ed. in Chemistry and Education, Annamalai University
B. Sc., Delhi University

Bony-Bhansali

Bonny Bhansali

Middle/Secondary Section Headmistress, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
Masters in History, Mumbai University
Bachelors in Education, Mumbai University

Shefhalika-Ashar

Shefhalika Ashar

Pre-Primary Headmistress, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
Masters in History, Madurai University
Bachelors in Education, Mumbai University

Dakshata-Kadam

Dakshata Kadam

Pre-Primary Academic Head, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
B.Sc. in Psychology & Education, Mumbai University
ECCED Asian International College
Diploma in Montessori Education, Association Montessori Internationale

Asmita

Asmita Vaste

Primary Headmistress, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
B.A., B.Ed., Singhania University
E.C.C.Ed., Annamalai University

Ankeeta

Ankeeta Zaveri

HoD English, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
M.A. (English Literature)
B.Ed.

Charu

Charu Arora

HoD Mathematics, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
M. Sc. in Mathematics,
B.Ed.

Githa

Githa Devasahayam

HoD Science, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
M. Sc. in Botany & Env. Science
B. Ed.

Aruna

Aruna Singh

HoD Hindi, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
M.A. in Hindi Literature & Economics,
B.Ed.

Kunal

Kunal Rahate

HoD Sports, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
Masters in Physical Education,
Bachelors in Physical Education,
P.G. in Yoga

The Green Acres Academy, Mulund
Dipti-Bali

Dipti Bali

Head Mistress, The Green Acres Academy, Mulund
Bachelor of Commerce, Delhi University
Masters in English, Himachal University
Elementary Teacher Education, Delhi University
B. Ed in Education, MD University
Professional training from IB

Patricia-Fernandes

Patricia Fernandes

Mentor Teacher, The Green Acres Academy, Mulund
B. Ed. in Maths & Science, Mumbai University
Post Grad. Business Management, Xavier’s Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar
Diploma in Early Childhood Care Education, Mumbai University
Diploma in Montessori Education, Mumbai University

Rachana-Thakkar

Rachana Thakkar

Pre-Primary Coordinator, The Green Acres Academy, Mulund
B. Com., Mumbai University
Diploma in Early Childcare Education, Kangaroo Kids, Mumbai

Nirali-Varaiya

Nirali Varaiya

Events Co-ordinator, The Green Acres Academy, Mulund
B. Com., Mumbai University
M. Com. In Accounts, Mumbai University
Diploma in Early Childcare Education, Garodia’s Academy, Mumbai

Poonam-Chhajed

Poonam Chhajed

Pre-Primary Coordinator, The Green Acres Academy, Mulund
B. Com., Pune University
M. Com., Pune University
Post Grad Diploma in Business Management, Pune University
Diploma in Early Childhood Care Education, Mumbai University
B. Ed., Pune University

The Green Acres Academy, Wagholi
Abha-Khare

Abha Khare

Primary School Headmistress, The Green Acres Academy, Wagholi
Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry – Ravi Shankar University
Bachelors in Education – Ravi Shankar University
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application – Bhoj University MP
CTET qualified

Afza-Butt

Afza Butt

Pre-Primary Academic Head, The Green Acres Academy, Wagholi

Bachelor of Arts, Mumbai University

Diploma in Montessori Education, Association Montessori Internationale

Cambridge International diploma for Teachers and Trainers

Radhika-Bhatt

Radhika Bhatt

HoD – Special Education Needs, The Green Acres Academy, Wagholi
Masters in Psychology, Mumbai University,
Trained Social Thinking by Michelle Garcia Winner

Bhawana-Joshi

Bhawana Joshi

HoD Maths and Sciences, The Green Acres Academy, Wagholi
M. Sc. IT, Punjab Technical University
B.Sc. Physics (hons), Delhi University
B. Ed. Maths & Sciences, Maharishi Dayanand University

The Acres Foundation

Rohan Parikh

M. Ed., Johns Hopkins University
MBA, INSEAD
B. Sc. Econ., The Wharton School of Business
Managing Director, The Acres Foundation

Siamack Zahedi

Ed. D., Johns Hopkins University
M. Ed. Columbia University
Executive Director of Education and Research, The Acres Foundation

Aaditya Lohana

Founder, Lohana’s Test Series
Executive Director, The Acres Foundation

Anuj Iyer

M. Ed. Harvard University
Head of Learning & Innovations, The Acres Foundation

Tejas Parekh

Masters in Marketing & Management, Southampton School
Executive Director, The Acres Foundation

Romil Parikh

B.Sc., Indiana University
Director, The Acres Foundation

Radhika-Zahedi

Radhika Zahedi

Executive Director – Teaching and Learning
Master’s (MA) Degree Mathematics Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, USA
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mumbai University.

Sanyukta-Bafna

Sanyutka Bafna

Head of Outreach & Central Curriculum support
Masters in Education (MEd.) from Teachers College, Columbia University with a specialization in Curriculum and Teaching.

Pooja-Harlalka (1)

Pooja Harlalka

Head of Department Special Education Needs, The Green Acres Academy – Mumbai
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
M.Ed., Teachers College, Columbia University
M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University

The Green Acres Academy, Chembur

Rachna-Lakshminarayanan

Mrs Rachna Lakshminarayanan

Principal of The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
Postgraduate degree in Chemistry from Jamia Millia Islamia University,
Masters in Education from Maharishi Dayanand University.
B. Ed in Chemistry and Education from Annamalai University
Bachelor’s degree in Science from Delhi University

Bony-Bhansali

Bonny Bhansali

Middle/Secondary Section Headmistress, The Green Acres Academy Chembur
Master’s degree in History, Mumbai University
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Mumbai University.

Shefhalika-Ashar

Shefhalika Ashar

Pre Primary Headmistress, The Green Acres Academy Chembur
Masters degree in History, Madurai University
Bachelor of Education, Mumbai University

Dakshata-Kadam

Dakshata Kadam

Pre-Primary Academic Head, The Green Acres Academy Chembur
BSC in Psychology & Education, Mumbai University
ECCED Asian International College
Diploma in Montessori Education, Association Montessori Internationale

Asmita

Asmita Vaste

Primary Headmistress, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
B.A., B.Ed., Singhania University
E.C.C.Ed., Annamalai University

Ankeeta

Ankeeta Zaveri

HoD English, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
M.A. (English Literature)
B.Ed.

Charu

Charu Arora

HoD Mathematics, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
M. Sc. in Mathematics,
B.Ed.

Githa

Githa Devasahayam

HoD Science, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
M. Sc. in Botany & Env. Science
B. Ed.

Aruna

Aruna Singh

HoD Hindi, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
M.A. in Hindi Literature & Economics,
B.Ed.

Kunal

Kunal Rahate

HoD Sports, The Green Acres Academy, Chembur
Masters in Physical Education,
Bachelors in Physical Education,
P.G. in Yoga

The Green Acres Academy, Mulund

Dipti-Bali

Dipti Bali

Head Mistress, The Green Acres Academy Mulund
Bachelor of Commerce, Delhi University
Masters in English, Himachal University
Elementary Teacher Education, Delhi University
B. Ed in Education, MD University
Professional training from IB

Patricia-Fernandes

Patricia Fernandes

Mentor Teacher, The Green Acres Academy, Mulund
B. Ed. in Maths & Science, Mumbai University
Post Grad. Business Management, Xavier’s Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar
Diploma in Early Childhood Care Education, Mumbai University
Diploma in Montessori Education, Mumbai University

Rachana-Thakkar

Rachana Thakkar

Pre-Primary Coordinator, The Green Acres Academy, Mulund
B. Com., Mumbai University
Diploma in Early Childcare Education, Kangaroo Kids, Mumbai

Nirali-Varaiya

Nirali Varaiya

Events Co-ordinator, The Green Acres Academy, Mulund
B. Com., Mumbai University
M. Com. In Accounts, Mumbai University
Diploma in Early Childcare Education, Garodia’s Academy, Mumbai

Poonam-Chhajed

Poonam Chhajed

Pre-Primary Coordinator, The Green Acres Academy, Mulund
B. Com., Pune University
M. Com., Pune University
Post Grad Diploma in Business Management, Pune University
Diploma in Early Childhood Care Education, Mumbai University
B. Ed., Pune University

The Green Acres Academy, Wagholi

Abha-Khare

Abha Khare

Primary School Headmistress, The Green Acres Academy Wagholi
Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry – Ravi shankar University
Bachelor’s Degree in Education – Ravi Shankar University
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application – Bhoj University MP
CTET qualified

Afza-Butt

Afza Butt

Pre-Primary Academic Head, The Green Acres Academy Wagholi
Bachelor of Arts Mumbai University
Diploma in Montessori Education, Association Montessori Internationale
Cambridge International diploma for teachers and trainers

Radhika-Bhatt

Radhika Bhatt

Head of Department Special Education Needs, The Green Acres Academy Wagholi
Masters in Psychology from Mumbai University,
Trained Social Thinking by Michelle Garcia Winner.

Bhawana-Joshi

Bhawana Joshi

HoD Maths and Sciences, The Green Acres Academy, Wagholi
M. Sc. IT, Punjab Technical University
B.Sc. Physics (hons), Delhi University
B. Ed. Maths & Sciences, Maharishi Dayanand University