Sushmita holds a B.Arch. from Anna University and a M.Arch. from University of Cincinnati. She is pursuing her Montessori training certification (AMS Early Childhood 3-6) through the Northeast Montessori Institute. Sushmita formerly volunteered on Oak Meadow’s Board of Trustees until she began working as a Children’s House Teacher. She loves Oak Meadow for its “collaborative work environments, meaningful connections within the community and its rich learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom and promote self-reflection and empathy.” Prior to joining Oak Meadow, Sushmita worked as an architectural designer. She currently has two children in Oak Meadow’s Upper Elementary program. Outside of teaching, Sushmita enjoys Ayurvedic cooking and Indian classical music. She is also multilingual, speaking English, Hindi, and Tamil.