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Student Services

Department of Student Services

Mission – The Mission of the Department of Student Services is to provide comprehensive academic and social-emotional supports designed to ensure all students are prepared to succeed in a global economy.

Department of Student Services

(216) 371-7435

Student Services Coordinators/Service Providers by School Building  

The Student Services Department is responsible for providing support services to students and their families.  The following programs and personnel are part of student services: special education, school psychology, school social work which includes the school attendance program, nursing, speech/language services, Response to Intervention, school counseling, gifted and fine arts, and the expulsion/appeals process.  Below is contact information and school assignments for district staff.  

Name

Position

Location

Phone

Email

Karen Liddell-Anderson
 Karen Liddell-Anderson 
Director of Student ServicesBoard of Education(216) 320-2160[email protected]
Lynda Holland
  
Confidential Admin. Asst. Board of Education(216) 320-2154[email protected]
 
Special Education Staff:

Name

Position

Location

Phone

Email

Deborah Moore
 Deborah Moore
Coordinator of Student Services (Non-public)
Board of Education(216) 320-2002[email protected]
Erin Hanna
 erin hanna
Coordinator of Student Services
Pre-K
Board of Education(216) 320-2325[email protected]
Paul Rusinko
  
Coordinator of Student Services (grades K-5)Board of Education(216) 320-2034[email protected]
Lindsay Baar
  

Coordinator of Student Services (grades 6-12)
Board of Education
(216) 320-2189

Jennifer Bennett


Intervention Specialist
(Non-public)

Board of Education(216) 320-2054[email protected]
Charlene Rice
  
Staff AssistantBoard of Education(216) 371-7435[email protected]
Joan Webster
  
Staff AssistantBoard of Education(216) 371-7435[email protected]
Jeronica Bell
Staff Assistant
(Non-public)

(216) 320-2186[email protected]
 
School Psychologists:

Name

Position

Location(s)

Phone           

Email

Joanne BerkovitzSchool PsychologistHeights High/Options(216) 320-5038[email protected]
Patricia DonovanSchool PsychologistHeights High(216) 320-5018[email protected]
Deborah FiniziaSchool PsychologistCanterbury/Noble(216) 320-4722[email protected]  
Michelle CecconiSchool Psychologist
Roxboro MS/Rox El 
(216) 320-5027[email protected]                       
Kathleen KotnikSchool PsychologistPreschool(216) 320-5031[email protected] 
Olga VaynbergSchool Psychologist Fairfax (Non-public)(216) 320-5028 [email protected] 
Brianne MaloneSchool PsychologistNon-Public(216) 320-3206[email protected] 
Cheryl ZawackiSchool PsychologistBoulevard/Gearity(216) 320-5025[email protected]
Kristen Figas School Psychologist Oxford/Monticello
(216) 320-2213 
[email protected] 
 
School Social Workers and AASAP Program:

Name

Position

Location(s)

Phone

Email

Wendy BurkeySchool Social WorkerNoble/Gearity(216) 320-5023[email protected]
Kristin Campbell School Social Worker Canterbury/Monticello 
(216) 371-7470 (Canterbury)
(216) 371-6520 (Monticello) 
[email protected] 
Allison CraigSchool Social WorkerHeights High-Gr. 9th/11th Cohorts(216) 320-3017[email protected]
Kristin DadasSchool Social WorkerHeights High-Gr. 10th/12th Cohorts(216) 320-3213[email protected]
Edie Fiala School Social Worker Fairfax/Oxford 
(216) 371-7480 (Fairfax)
(216) 371-6525 (Oxford) 
[email protected] 
Josephine Shelton-Townes   School Social Worker Roxboro MS/Options(216) 320-5035[email protected] 
Caryl YooSchool Social WorkerBoulevard/Rox El
(216) 320-3081 [email protected]
 
School Nurses:

Name

Position

Location(s)

Phone

Email

Rose VarcelliSchool NurseCHHS /Options(216) 320-3109[email protected]
Cindy RoccoSchool NurseGearity/Fairfax(216) 320-4955[email protected]
Lia LongSchool NurseNoble/Boulevard(216) 320-4653[email protected]
Linda RudySchool Nurse-HeadRoxboro Middle School(216) 320-3519L[email protected]

Lena McCoySchool NurseOxford/Monticello(216) 371-6525

(216) 371-6520

[email protected]
Margie RossanderSchool NurseCanterbury/Rox El(216) 320-4611[email protected]
Veronica AdamsSchool NurseFairfax/Noble(216) 371-7480[email protected]
 
Speech/Language Pathologists:

Name

Position

Location(s)

Phone

Email

Rebecca Baum Speech/Language Pathologist Gearity/Monticello
(216) 371-6515 (Gearity)
(216) 371-6520 (Monticello)
[email protected] 
Amy ColemanSpeech/Language PathologistFairfax/Boulevard(216) 320-5022[email protected]
Amanda MazzoneSpeech/Language PathologistNoble/Canterbury(216) 320-5019[email protected]
Taniesha JacksonSpeech/Language PathologistOxford/Rox El 
(216) 371-6525 (Oxford)
(216) 371-7115 (Rox El) 
[email protected]
Natasha LivitsSpeech/Language PathologistNoble/Pre-K(216) 320-2014[email protected] 
Reeva PerseSpeech/Language PathologistGearity Early Childhood(216) 320-4516[email protected]
Marcia DawsonSpeech/Language PathologistRoxboro Middle School/Heights High(216) 371-7440 (Rox Mid) 

(216) 320-5017

[email protected]
Kathryn Dilger Speech/Language Pathologist 
Gearity - Pre-K
Itinerant 
(216) 371-6515 [email protected] 
 
Related Service Providers:

Name

Position

Location(s)

Phone

Email

Jessica FiutemPhysical TherapistAll Schools(216) 320-5032[email protected]
Sara Friedel Occupational Therapist Canterbury/Fairfax/Noble
(216) 371-7140 (Boulevard)
(216) 371-6353 (Noble) 
[email protected] 
Esther Graber Occupational Therapist Rox El/Rox Mid

[email protected] 
Paula LucasOccupational TherapistNoble/Gearity(216) 320-4511[email protected]
Cindy RakowOccupational TherapistHeights High/Rox El (216) 320-5033[email protected]
 
Gifted & Fine Arts:

Name

Position

Location(s)

Phone

Email

Toia Robinson
  
Coord. of  Educational ServicesBoard of Education(216) 320-2182[email protected]
 
Expulsion & Appeals:

Name

Position

Location

Phone

Email

Reginald Williams, Esq.
Impartial Hearing OfficerBoard of Education(216) 320-2070[email protected]
Joan Webster
  
Staff AssistantBoard of Education(216) 371-7435[email protected]

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