About Principal

Rev. Sr. Shermila Jayawardena assumed duties as the Principal of Ave Maria Convent, Negombo On the 1 st of January 2017.

She has been in the field of education since 1996 commencing from St. Agnes’ Convent, Matale. Rev. Sr. Shermila Jayawadenna served at St. Lawrence’s Convent Wellawathe Good Shepherd Convent Kotahena, and Good Shepherd Convent Kandy. She got the experience in management and administration by assisting the Principal while she was at Good Shepherd Convent Kotahena.

She was the Primary Head Mistress at Good Shepherd Convent, Kandy from 2002 and 2008 and did justice to her post as the Principal at the Collegiate school at St. Bridget’s Convent, Colombo 07 from 2009 to 2014.

She holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts from the University of Peradeniya and Master of Arts in Education Management from the University of Honolulu U.S.A. Sr. Shermila also bears a Post Graduate Diploma in Education from NIE Sri Lanka and a Diploma in Personal Management and Individual Relations from Indian Institute of Management & Technology in Chennai.

Ave Maria family is blessed to have such a qualified and experienced Principal and we wish her success.