Dr Jaya Parekh: Ph.D. in Chemistry, B.Ed., MBA in Education Management;19 years in the field of Education and 7 years as Principal.
Currently serving as the Principal of Ram Ratna International School which is a Cambridge School. She is leading a staff of 100 employees; with more than 90% women members.
She believes that a school should be a happy place for students and all the stakeholders for effective learning to take place. Her school is deeply involved in community service and is acknowledged at various prestigious platforms for its innovative, happy practices.
Won REX Karmaveer global foundation Change Champions fellowship and award 2019. Torchbearer School Award supported by the United Nations, for social work initiatives.
Won Inspiring Educator Award by Rock Sport.
Won ‘Excellence in Innovative Learning Programs’ by ELDROK India K- 12 Awards 2018.
Won ‘The Innovative Principal of the year’ 2018 award from International School Awards, Dubai, 2018.
Won School Spirit Award, 2018 from Shaping India at PLAN Conclave Leadership Awards 2018.
Won ‘Breaking the glass barrier by spreading the Happiness Quotient, Award by Shaping India.
Highly Effective Principals of 2018 by AKS Education Awards.
ED-Leadership Innovation In-process fellowship at 5th International Roundtable at MS, Lucknow 2011.
Won Education Leader Of The Year award from THT, TeachersHelpTeachers, 2019.
‘Spirit of Enterprise’ award by ScooNews, 2019.
‘Excellence in Student Engagement Programs’ by Eldrok India.
Received Certificate of Excellence from Youth Social Welfare Association for Outstanding Contribution In Family and Society on International Women’s Day.
No.1 school in Maharashtra, under the International Parameter for ‘Individual Attention to Students’. The survey was conducted by EducationToday.co.
Won Gloria de Souza Excellence Award 2019- Certificate of Merit.
Progressive Principal of the year and Empowering support staff award by Early Childhood Association.
Other positions held:
1. Member Of Executive Committee of MISA i.e Member Of International Schools Association
2. Member Of Core Committee Education Today Society Tomorrow(ETST). It is the academic wing of the International NGO called Initiative of Change.
3. Territory Head for APER (Association for Primary Education and Research) MUMBAI – MALAD TO BHAYANDAR.
- Principal, Ram Ratna International School