Our Trust SK Paramasivan Lakshmiammal Educational Foundation has been established in 2015 with a vision to provide holistic learning to children. Other than the school The Vels Academy, the trust also conducts teacher training programs, assessment, counseling, and placement of children with learning problems, the Vyasa Reader N Writer program, remedial center at schools, Parenting workshops, etc.
Shri S. K. Paramasivan
Ex - Chairman
The 104 years of expertise that our former chairman has included his work as a Gandhian, a principled member of parliament during the administrations of Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, the founding chairman of Erode Aavin, Cooperative Society, and Marketing Society, among other things. His service to the community has provided us with an example for how to provide care that is comprehensive. He has always held the opinion that "education is like creating an environment for a sapling to grow, and a child should be nourished by creating a practical learning environment."
Ms. Gayathri Elango
Founder & Director
As a psychologist and special educator, she heads the school team and she strongly believes learning is a "process and not a product". She has established learning support centers and runs her reading and writing program in renowned institutions and is also a teacher trainer in handling children to nourish learning. Vyasa Reader n Writer is an innovative movement-based reading and writing program that nurtures skills without any stress. We bring in this Vyasa approach to reading n writing through her extensive research in helping children read n write for the past 15 years. She runs this program in various schools across the state. The school is a passionate model of her 15 years of experience in the field of education. Her mantra for learning is "Laying the early foundation in the learning process helps in holistic child development ".
Mr. V. S. Elango
As an active businessman in the domain of textiles catering to various clientele around the globe,and a passionate agriculturalist, he has been an instrumental force to set up one of its kind school with organic natural learning spaces with a farm schooling concept.
Mrs. Dharani Sriram
She brings in her 16 years of her corporate experience as Vice President at SAP labs and guides the teacher team to build their soft skills.
Principal / Head of Administration
She brings her 10+ years of experience in her administrative & Waldorf training to the teachers. She guides the methodology for kindergarten and primary department.