Dean of Academics

Mrs. Aruna Kalyanaraman

Dean of Academics
Ms. Aruna is a certified U.S Math Faculty of D.O.E., US Govt. Her educational qualifications include M.Sc. (Maths), M.Sc. (Statistics), B.Ed., and PGDCA. She has a vast experience of having served in reputed institutions in both India and USA. Ms. Aruna also has immense experience in administering U.S High School Qualification Programmes viz., “Advanced Placement Programmes” (AP) including AP Calculus & AP Statistics and is also an expert in “IB-DP Mathematics Higher Level” and CAMBRIDGE “A/AS Level Mathematics”. She brings with her a rich experience in “Pre-University Programs” including IB-DP, Cambridge CIE and U.S High School Qualifications with AP of College Board. She is certified as a Mathematics teacher by the Education Departments in New Jersey and New York.
She is an experienced academician and till date, has to her credit more than 23 years of service in the academic field of which for more than decade, she has served in diverse roles in the capacity of ‘Coordinator’, ‘Examiner’ and ‘Moderator’ across various International Boards, in India and USA.

Prior to joining Candor, she has worked in CPS Global School, Chennai, as the Head of School.. She was earlier imparting education (in that order) in The Canadian International School, Bangalore, Concord High School- New York, Abraham Clark High School-New Jersey , J H Ambani School- Surat, Naval Public School- Visakhapatnam.She was instrumental in devising the best practices in Pre-University curriculum that aided students to gain an average of grades 5 +. She was responsible in guiding many of her students to successfully secure admission in reputed educational institutions including MIT, Cornell, Duke, Purdue, Columbia, Boston College and Lafayette in the US, as well as other top institutions in the UK, Europe and Asia. The qualification, experience and wide-ranging exposure of Ms. Aruna, combined with her global understanding of the fresh challenges that students face, vis-à-vis their curriculum, study formats, skills sets will provide the right impetus to both the faculties and students. The parental concerns, for the upbringing of the child, properly equipping them to face the rigours of the ever-changing and demanding global world, will also be fully addressed.

She belongs to the new age teaching fraternity and fully understands the requirements of global citizenship including 21st C skills, imparting international mindedness with socio-politic-economic-environmental understanding, future technologies and risk management. She is a self-motivated person with a positive outlook and along with her extensive professional experience, commitment to students & colleagues and complete dedication to academics. She is a member of reputed Societies for Mathematics for teachers.

She has worked closely in the area of Career Counseling and University Placement.

She strongly believes in Creative, Child Centric and Holistic education. She has a proven track record of producing high caliber of examination results.

Ms. Aruna Kalyanaraman’s inclusion will strengthen Candor’s team of academic leadership.