Akoumianaki, Titika
Teacher’s assistant at Kindergarten
Anapoliotaki, Anastasia
Teacher’s assistant at Kindergarten
She has graduated from the Department of Pre-School Education of T.E.I. in Heraklion, Crete with a “Poly Kala” as an overall grade. She’s a PC literate.  During her working experience, she has worked for Poros Orphanage (infants general supervision), as well as in Amusement Parks in the city of Heraklion. From 2012 and then, she works at Mavromataki - Mitera Schools as School Bus Chaperone as well as an Assistant at the Swimming Center.
Antoniou Charalambos (Charis)
Swimming Instructor
Apostolaki Marina
Tennis Instructor
Apostolakis Evangelos (Vangelis)
School Bus driver
Vamvounaki Artemis
v  She has received her Honors degree in Primary Education from University of Crete (2011).  She has attended various scientific conferences and incentives regarding:  New Technologies, Sustainable Development, Conflict Resolution in Schools, Teleconference, Learning Disabilities, and Math Teaching.  She has taken a three-month seminar at Vocational Training Center of University of Thessaly regarding ‘Bilingualism & Special Education’.    During her studies, for a four-semester time period, she has earned her teaching experiences in: Teaching attending,  Organizing approach to teaching,  Applying alternative forms of teaching and weekly practice in a multigrade school as well as in a special education program.  She has attended a 3-month paid internship regarding on education and psychosocial support for vulnerable children focusing on: Special Education, educational assessment and student support. She can speak English and German and she’s a computer literate.  In her free time, she enjoys sports, painting and reading books.  From 2013 she works at Mavromataki - Mitera Schools as a first grade teacher. During her educational career she supports the following principle: “Every child is special but all children deserve our respect and love”.
Vlachaki, Maria
Nursery School Teacher
Georgakaki, Stefania (Steffie)
French Teacher
She has received her degree in French Studies from National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. From 2006, she works at Mavromataki-Mitera Schools. During 2006-2011, she was working as an hourly wage employee in primary schools of Chania Prefecture. She has also taught French in language teaching schools, at T. E. I. of Chania for four academic semesters, French haircut terminology in a Beauty School as well as Greek as a second language to Greek Language Learning Institution to foreigners. Currently, she is teaching French culinary terminology in a Higher Education Private Academic Institution. She has attended seminars dealing with the behavior problems caused at the school environment, applying foreign language programs to elementary schools as well as applying art and culture in a flexible level of a cross-cultural approach. During 2012-2013, she has successfully attended in an educational program of EU known as Teachers4Europe. She is computer certified, she can speak English and she enjoys teaching foreign languages. In her free time, she loves aerobic, traditional Cretan dancing, Latin dancing, reading and movies.
Georgiladaki Emmanouelia (Emmanuela)
English Teacher
She has received a degree in English Studies from National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (2003) with a “Lian Kalos” as an overall grade. She has participated in seminars titled “Managing mixed ability classes”, “Systemic functional grammar” etc. She has elaborated on assignments dealing with applied linguistics, literary translation, dyslexia, Changes of Modern Greek language caused by her English language impact as well as her EU educational studies (ERASMUS & Socrates). During 2004-2006, she has worked for foreign Language School in Chania and from 2004 she has been working for Mavromataki-Mitera School as English teacher for the Primary School and Kindergarten respectively. Her aim is to attain the communication of the language dimension and its use in everyday life. So her educational experience, as well as her teaching method ensures that the English language teaching at school can be fulfilled without any further study since the extended school schedule covers all the requirements. She can speak German too. She’s married with a child.
Giannoudaki Eftichia (Effie)
She has received her degree in Primary Education from the Aegean University (Rhodes, 2011). During her four-year study, she has attended various scientific incentives and conferences related to the contribution and utilization of New Technologies in education, the interdisciplinary in special education, the classroom formation, the environmental education, the art in school as well as children’s books. She holds two degrees “Certificate of Proficiency in English” for the English language and “Zertifikat” for the German language respectively. During her educational career, she believes that the reciprocity and collaboration with the reward create an ideal environment of love and truthful friendship that helps the child and considers school as a familiar environment. It is not excluded but rather required the fact that each student is special and he/she needs to be treated as a distinctive personality who needs a more meaningful approach, various opportunities and potentials for a more creative collaboration, a pleasant quest and free expression. The abilities exploitation of the students are taking care by the educator, the sensitivity concerning their issues as well as the responsibility for a creative integration helps the students to socialize and adjust well at the community. From 2012, she works as third grade teacher at the Primary School of Mavromataki-Mitera Schools and a past summer she worked for summer school for grade school students.
Daskalaki Chryssi (Chrysoula)
Child Care Worker
Childcare Worker Graduated from Chania Laboratory of Liberal Studies with a degree in Child Care.  She has attended a professional training program titled as ‘’PC Use’’ as a part of the Operational Program  of Competitiveness (OPCE - 3rd Community Support Framework) as well as  various seminars regarding education and creative play for Pre-Schoolers.  She has also participated in a workshop regarding First Aid. She has been working for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools since 1991.  She  considers of great importance the fact that the infants should be  in a environment of calmness and warmth where she will give them most of her love.
Dimotaki Anastasia
Kindergarten Teacher
Anastasia’s love for children, made her choose to study at the University of Crete with a degree in Early Childhood Education. From September 2008, she has been working at Mavromataki-Mitera schools as Kindergarten Teacher. She has participated in various educational programs and workshops, modern educational and psychology approaches for pre-school education, fairytale and narration, the child and the Math teaching, museum education, democracy and kindergarten, art paintings: A wonderful world for youngsters and elders e.t.c. Also, she has attended Art Therapy and First Aid seminars. Her interest as educator mainly focuses on forming a secure and appealing student environment, where each child will have the chance to enjoy and participate in activities that will motivate his/her interest, co-exist and involve with others, like solving his/her problems that may occur. It is also of great importance the literacy promotion since it determines significantly the children’s school success. Following her job framework, the playtime is definitely the greatest mean of education for the preschoolers.
Theochari Kyriaki (Kerry)
Pre-School Teacher's Assistant
Graduated from the Department of Sociology and Social Sciences of the University of Crete with a working experience as Social Worker for the Social Research Center of the same School, even after her graduation as a Sociologist-Researcher for the Statistical Service of Rethymno. She has written articles of literary and social interest for a local paper. Her love for children will lead her to graduate from IIEK AKMI with a degree in Early Childhood Education and work as an intern for a private Nursery School and complete her dissertation based on how the kinetic music education plays a major role as the preschoolers socialize between each other. She has worked for the Child Care provided by a Foreign Languages School as she was preparing the little ones on how to learn a foreign language through games, handicrafts and the interactive whiteboard use. She has attended in various seminars regarding the Child Psychology, Special Education, (ADHD and Autism), Anthropology as well as OAED workshops regarding the workgroup, Annual School Calendar, Fairytaling, Singing, Preschool, School and Adolescence Psychologies respectively. From 2013, she is working for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools as a Nursery School Assistant and she’s trying to contribute to right education and development of each child with love and care. She can speak English and French and she’s a computer literate.
Kalogerakis Georgios (Giorgos)
Swimming Instructor
Karkavatsou Chryssi (Chrysoulitsa)
Child Care Worker
She has graduated from the Department of Pre-School Education of T.E.I.  She has been working for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools’ Nursery School since 2002.  She has attended various pedagogical workshops regarding behavior problems to Pre-School kids and ways to be solved, Connection between education and culture,   σύνδεση εκπαίδευσης και πολιτισμού, expression and creation and toddler’s development, modern approaches in Pedagogy and Psychology regarding the preschool education, art therapy regarding the human relations and the human emotions. Chryssi believes that each educator’s goal should be the emotional, mental and social development of a child.
Katsanevaki Eleanna
Nursery School Teacher
She has graduated from the Department of Early Childhood Care & Education of T.E.I. in Thessaloniki.  She can speak English and she is a PC literate.  She has dealt with children of 2, 3 and 5 years of age.  From 2008 to today, she works for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools.  She has attended various education seminars themed as school violence and bullying into Greek reality, youngsters health, modern approaches in Pedagogy and Psychology regarding the preschool education.  For her work, she believes that she needs to help the little children to form their personality as they develop their character via various techniques, interactions and games.
Katsoulaki Maria
Nursery School Teacher
She has graduated from the Department of Pre-School Education of T.E.I. in Athens. She is a PC literate and she can use touch typing in her job. Additionally, she has attended various workshops involving Breast feeding, Child adoption, pediatrics etc. During her teaching practice, while she was taking specialized workshops, she has worked for many nursery schools around Attica. From 2011, she has been working for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools. For her, it is of great importance, the love for children as well as the scientific knowledge each child can earn and develop a creative and poised character. Her pedagogical experience is based on values like creativity for poised characters, high aesthetics, trust on children’s abilities; respect for their personality and the need the children to share their magical world!
Koukouraki Eleanna
Nursery School Teacher
v  She’s a Private I.E.K. graduate (2006) with a degree in “Preschool Education, Activity, Creation and Expression”.  She has attended many educational workshops (art, psychology, IT, First Aid).   From 2006, she has been working for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools.  She is also involved with the creative play, children’s babysitting and anything related to keep the children’s spirit high to playgrounds and children’s parties etc.  Her interested include: Music, Dancing, Sports and Traveling.  She considers very important to see her students having a good mood and smile; then, she is confident about her work that is filled with knowledge, activities, care and most of all love!
Manesis Pavlos
He holds a degree from the Department of Primary Education from the University of Crete. He has also received a degree in Greek Studies from University of Athens. Currently, he is attending a graduate program “Culture and Human Development” offered by the Department of Philosophy and Social Studies of the University of Crete. He’s certified in German Language with a “Grosses Deutsches Sprachdiplom” degree (Teacher’s Adequacy) as well as in English Language with a National Foreign Language Exam Certification (B2). Also, he’s holding an ECDL core - Windows, Internet, Word certification. He has worked as a Philologist for Private and Public Schools and as a German Language Teacher for Foreign Languages Institutions. He has been working for the Primary School of the Mavromataki-Mitera Schools since 2012 (currently for the Fourth Grade Class). During his educational career, he intends to introduce a creative, personalized teaching method, so he can activate a prior knowledge a Gnostic, an Emotional and a Psycho-Kinetic Aspect to the students.
Manolakis Constantinos (Costas)
School Management, Teacher
He has received an Honors degree (1990) in Primary Education from University of Patra (with an “Arista” as an overall grade) and a MSc in “Cultural Resources Management” (2010, Honors student - Scholar). From 1994, he has been working for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools as well as a Substitute Principal for the past years. He is especially interested in the relation between Education and Culture (Arts, Theater, Museum, Environment, and TPE) and the History teaching, as he has organized many related educational workshops for the School in cooperation with other organizations. He is one of the authors of the Educational Folder “Eleftherios Venizelos: In his steps …” of the Eleftherios Venizelos National Foundation and the Ministry of Education. He has educated adult groups and he has published History, Mathematic and TPE scientific articles. He is a part of Teachers4Europe team in cooperation with the EU Representation of Greece in order to promote the Education and the Citizen’s nature. He believes that a dynamic educations needs to encourage and inspire the student in order to capture most of the knowledge using versatile teaching tools. His aim is to make sure that the student feels satisfied and content from the learning process. (Currently, he is a Sixth Grade Teacher). He is married to Vilma Mavromataki and they have two children.
Mavrigiannaki Calliope (Poppie)
Nursery School Teacher
Mavromataki Ekaterini-Aphrodite (Katerina)
School Management, Administration, School Psychologist
She has graduated from the Department of Psychology of Royal Holloway University of London (2000), holds a Diploma in English Literature from Goldsmith University of London (2011) and she is also holds a Lifeguard and Pool Supervisor Certification (2011). Since 2000 she has been working for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools, providing consulting support services for parents and children for all age groups. She is the head for the foreign language Department of the Primary School; from 2011, she is a part of the school management and administration. She has attended various workshops themed ‘Psychology and Education in the 21st century’, ‘Pre-School Educational Psychology’, ‘Defense Psycho-Dynamic Mechanisms and student's emotional needs’. She organizes meetings, speeches and seminars regarding Pedagogical and Psychological Mechanisms with specialized scientists from Athens. From 2012, she deals with Art Therapy, after she has been personally trained from British Association of Art Therapists in London.   At the same time, she organizes educational seminars related to Art Therapy in cooperation with an Art Psychotherapist from Athens.  From 2013, in a private practice work place, she organizes Parents consulting groups that involved Pre-School children.  During her 13 year work experience for parents and children has turned her to love even more the field of Psychology as she feels accomplished as she observes the parents’ effort to develop the best relations with their children accompanied by her help and support.
Mavromataki Vasiliki-Paraskevi (Vilma)
Kindergarten Teacher
Graduated of the Athenian Center of Child Research and Study (Α.Κ.Π.Ε.Σ.) with a degree in “Preschool Education”. From 1994, she has been working for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools as a Kindergarten Teacher. She has attended workshops related to museum education, kinetic music education (Orff system), Children’s literature, Puppet Theater and Theatrical Game, Kindergarten Science Teaching as well First Aid. She designs and implements innovative educational programs related to arts and culture. In 2005, she has written and published an activity book for children about 10 art paintings of the National Gallery titled as “We are painting our world – Art for children” that has been approved by the Ministry of Education and it is taught to our Kindergarten. She educates groups of Kindergarten teachers of the Chania Prefecture and she organizes family educational seminars like “Art Paintings, a wonderful world for all”, “Chania Lighthouse, our city charm” and pastry workshops for children (and adults). With her love for children, she constantly offers a stimulus plan of an emotional and a student development through the experience and play.
Mavromataki Marianna
School Management
Mavromatakis Antonios (Antonis)
School Management
Minadakis Eleftherios (Lefteris)
School Bus Driver
Since 2000, he has held a professional driver’s license, Β-Δ Category. From 2002-2013 he has been working for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools as a School Bus Driver for long periods of time. At the same time, he was working as a Tour Bus Driver. He is an excellent pc literate. In his free time, he enjoys dealing with engineering related topics as well as sports activities. He can speak English. As a School Bus Driver, he has great relations with the children as he believes that children are the future to our society, therefore we owe them the best, especially himself, as he needs to ensure their safe transportation on a daily basis.
Modianaki Athanasia (Soula)
Kindergarten Teacher
She has completed her studies from the Athenian Center of Child Research and Study (Α.Κ.Π.Ε.Σ.)( 1988).  She has worked in private Nursery Schools, Kindergartens in Athens, Orestiada, Chalkida and Kos.  Since September 2002 till today, she is a part of the Mavromataki-Mitera Schools personnel.  She has attended various seminars related to connection between education and culture,  first aid, special education, fairy tales, acting, music-kinetic activities, hand-crafting  and art therapy. She is married with a child. She believes that in life: "you give what you want and you earn what you give". Therefore, she is trying to be good enough for herself, her colleagues and the children who she considers them priceless treasures.
Bonatou Kyriaki
Music Teacher
She graduated from Conservatory of Chania in 1995 with degrees in:  Counterpoint,  Harmony, Singing, Harmonium and Piano Higher Level.  For 7 years in a row, she has worked for Public Schools and for the past 14 years, she has worked to a private Conservatory of Chania as well as in Mavromataki-Mitera Schools.  She has participated in conducting school choirs as well as in music ensembles that they are visiting the city of Chania from time to time.
Notaki Ekaterini (Katerina)
Swimming Instructor
Xypolitaki Georgia
Teacher, Administrative Assistant
Svourakis Panagiotis (Takis)
Gym Instructor
Graduated from the Department of Physical Education (D.I.F.) of the University of Belgrade. At the same time, he has graduated from Basketball Coaching Academy of Belgrade (2year tuition with the right to train A1 Category Basketball Teams). His thesis is regarding Kinesiotherapy and First Aid inside the water and out. Due to his high score in swimming, he also holds a certification as a Swimming Trainer. After a 6-month internship in a Primary School in Serbia, he returns to Greece and he works a Basketball Coach for children of 9-15 years of age and at the same as Swimming Trainer for NOX. From 1997, he works for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools as Physical Education Teacher and during summer at Swimming Trainer. For a period of time between 1998-2005, he works at the Junior High School of the same School. He has been working for 7 years in Secondary Education while in Primary Education he has spent 16 years of working experience. He actively participates in Olympic Game education related programs from 2001 to 2005 and to “Kallipatira” program with a fully participation to all given seminars. Till now, he is involved with various programs regarding the Health Education, Traffic Education, and Environmental Education including the entire School’s presence to all the activities while he was organizing and implementing all the necessary actions need to be taken.
Papadimitraki Ekaterini (Katerina)
Roditakis, Ioannis (Giannis)
School Bus Driver
He holds a series of driver’s licenses, of Α, Β, Γ and Δ categories.  In 2000, he has completed his studies Ολοκλήρωσε το 2000 from Technical Vocational Training Center of Chania of ΟΑΕΔ with an Engineering degree in Thermo-Hydraulics; in 2010, he has graduated from Vocational School of Chania, with a degree in Thermal Hydraulics Installation and Conservatory Heating (Cycle 2) He has worked in stores selling plumbing equipment, hardware shops, as an employee for agricultural products, in super markets, as a general duty employee for Municipality of Nea Kydonia, at Chania Nat'l Airport for aircraft services and as an assistant operator for heavy duty machinery like forklifts.  He can speak English and he is a PC literate. In his free time, he enjoys music, swimming, IT and sports (he’s involved in soccer).
Stratinaki Maria
Teacher's Assistant
She has received an Honors degree (1990) in Primary Education from University of Crete (2011). During her studies, she has designed and performed alternative forms of education in schools around the Prefecture of Rethymno. Her dissertation was related the evaluation of students according the folder material as well as related aspects of Primary Educators.  She has participated in a 216 hour program (ΕΣΠΑ), providing psycho-social support and reinforcing teaching to vulnerable students.   She has attended seminars related to special education, mathematics, Greek as a second language, theories involving education, teleconference as an educational tool (Odysseas Program 2009). She is certified in English Language and IT. She believes that during the learning process, the educator needs to be involved as a ‘mediator’ between student and knowledge, as she is going to motivate him/her to get the answer, love the learning process and build the foundation that will later follow him/her on his/her journey.
Tsakiraki Eleanthie-Evangelia (Vaggelio)
She holds a degree from the Department of Primary Education from the University of Crete (Rethymno 2011). During her studies, she has attended several scientific conferences and workshops regarding the Learning Disabilities and Written Expression, Greek Mythology and Pedagogy, Psycho-Pedagogical approach for disabled individuals, Socialization and Educational Inequalities, teleconferences, e.t.c. Her dissertation focuses on Child Psychology, themed as “Classroom Disobedience, (DCD, Developmental Coordination Disorder), What Is It, What Causes It and How can it be treated”. She holds a certificate of Competency in English from University of Michigan and a European Computer Driving License Syllabus Version which includes Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Information and Communication. From 2012, she works for the Primary School of Mavromataki-Mitera Schools (Currently, she is a Second Grade Teacher). During her educational experience, she considers that the social as well as the emotional development of the students is mandatory. Her aim is to ensure positive interpersonal relations between her students so that the environment will be pleasant in and out of classroom. The promotion of a socio-emotional child development is taking place via a group of teaching methods as well as workshops socio-emotional education; as a result the students are in a position to manage their emotions and solve their problems. Her interests involve: Reading, Music, Tradition, Theater, Sports, Travelling, e.t.c.
Tomadaki Archontissa (Archontoula)
Nursery Teacher's Assistant
From 2007, she has been working at Mavromataki-Mitera Schools as a Nursery School Assistant. After graduating from a Technical Academical Institution in 2002, she has gained relevant working experience as she had worked in Private and Public Nursery Schools including her experience into babysitting to infants and toddlers. She has attended relevant workshops about Shadow Play, Puppets and Puppet Theater; she has also participated to recruiting programs for Nursery School employees. She can speak English and she is a computer literate. She considers that the toddlers’ education is of great significance in order to adapt at the school community and form a character. At Mavromataki-Mitera Schools, it was given the opportunity to her to exploit all the skills and qualifications she had earned. With her everyday conduct with the children, she contributes with the best manner for their care, development, creative activities as well as their education.
Tsourounakis Antonios (Antonis)
Swimming Instructor
Chalkiadaki Marianna
Nursery School Teacher
She has received her degree in Early Childhood Care & Education from National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is certified in English Language, she has basic knowledge of French and she is a PC literate.  She has attended various seminars  themed as “ Summer Crafts”, involving Publishing House organizing structure and educational magazine,  art therapy workshops themed human relations and human emotions as well as the international scientific incentive themed as “Toy Libraries”: Places for communication and entertainment.  She has worked for Amusement Park as well as babysitter and creative play for kids. Currently, she is working for the Mavromataki-Mitera Schools Nursery School.  She considers that the educator’s love for the children plays an important role in combination with the scientific knowledges he/she gets on how the children are developed and being taught. Therefore, the constant information is mandatory.  Her aim is to help the children to communicate with the world, express themselves and show all their potentials.  For that reason she is forming an ideal educational environment where its child will get motivated, participates and being able to learn with the most pleasant way.  
Chatzidaki Athena
German Teacher
From 2008, she has been working for Mavromataki-Mitera Schools as a German Teacher. She came first in Greece, at the University Admission Exam for the Department of German Studies of the University of Athens, with Admissions Scholarship and Performance Award from IKY. During the third year of her studies, she has transferred to Würzburg University (Julius-Maximillians-Universität-Würzburg) in Germany, under a scholarship program. While she was there, she is doing her work training in a German school at Kitzingen (Grundschule Kitzingen-Siedlung). In Berlin, as a Goethe Institute scholar, she intensively attends informative workshops for German teachers from all over the world themed “Schule der Zukunft”. In Greece, she is admitted first at the University of Rethymno, at the Department of Greek Studies. Currently, she is a graduate student at EAP (Graduate Program for German Language Teachers). She is fluent in English (Proficiency Michigan) and holds a KeyCERT Certification for PC literacy. She has attended a plethora of educative workshops and conferences regarding German Language Education, new technologies use or classroom innovative activities, learning disabilities and behavior problems while at school. Her working experience includes: Teaching at Foreign Language Schools, Primary and Secondary Education. She enjoys travelling and dancing and she’s attempting to teach her class in a pleasant and entertaining way (through singing, games, hi-tech ways, projects e.t.c.). She considers that it is very important for the children to interact not just with the German Language but with the German culture and tradition.