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Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

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 Services Board 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)
Fairfax
Noble
Oxford  
Board of Education (216) 320-2002 [email protected]
Patrick McNichols
 
Coordinator of Student Services (Non-public) Board of Education  (216) 320-2187 [email protected]
Erin Hanna
 erin hanna
Coordinator of Student Services
Pre-K
Boulevard
Canterbury
Gearity
Rox El 
Board of Education (216) 320-2325 [email protected]
Paul Rusinko
  
Coordinator of Student Services (grades 6-8) Board of Education (216) 320-2034 [email protected]
Lindsay Baar
   
Coordinator of Student Services (grades 9-12)
Board of Education
(216) 320-2189
Charlene Rice
  
Staff Assistant Board of Education (216) 371-7435 [email protected]
Joan Webster
  
Staff Assistant Board of Education (216) 371-7435 [email protected]
Nefertari Tarrance  
Staff Assistant Board of Education (216) 320-2055 [email protected]
 
School Psychologists:

Name

Position

Location(s)

Phone           

Email

Joanne Berkovitz School Psychologist BOE (Separate Facilities) (216) 320-5038 [email protected]
Patricia Donovan School Psychologist Heights High (216) 320-5018 [email protected]
Deborah Finizia School Psychologist Canterbury/Options (216) 320-4722 [email protected]  
Carrie Reilly School Psychologist Heights High/Monticello (216) 320-5036 [email protected]           
Michelle Cecconi School Psychologist
Roxboro MS/Heights High 
(216) 320-5027 M_C[email protected]                       
Kathleen Kotnik School Psychologist Preschool (216) 320-5031 [email protected] 
Melissa Lewis  School Psychologist Noble (216) 371-6520 [email protected] 
Olga Vaynberg School Psychologist  Fairfax/Heights High (216) 320-5028 [email protected] 
Brianne Malone School Psychologist Non-Public (216) 320-3206 [email protected] 
Cheryl Zawacki School Psychologist Boulevard/Gearity (216) 320-5025 [email protected]
Kristen Figas  School Psychologist  Oxford/Rox El 
(216) 320-2213 
[email protected] 
 
School Social Workers and AASAP Program:

Name

Position

Location(s)

Phone

Email

Karen Allen School Social Worker Boulevard/Rox El (216) 320-4669 [email protected]
Wendy Burkey School Social Worker Noble/Gearity (216) 320-5023 [email protected]
Kristin Campbell  School Social Worker  Canterbury/Monticello 
(216) 371-7470 (Canterbury)
(216) 371-6520 (Monticello) 
[email protected] 
Allison Craig School Social Worker Heights High-Gr. 10/11 (216) 320-3017 [email protected]
Kristin Dadas School Social Worker Heights High-Gr. 12 (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 Yoo School Social Worker Heights High-Gr. 9 (216) 320-3081 [email protected]
 
School Nurses:

Name

Position

Location(s)

Phone

Email

Rose Varcelli School Nurse CHHS /Options (216) 320-3109 [email protected]
Cindy Rocco School Nurse Gearity/Fairfax (216) 320-4955 [email protected]
Lia Long School Nurse Noble/Boulevard (216) 320-4653 [email protected]
Linda Rudy School Nurse-Head Roxboro Middle School (216) 320-3519 L[email protected]
Lena McCoy School Nurse Oxford/Monticello (216) 371-6525

(216) 371-6520

[email protected]
Margie Rossander School Nurse Canterbury/Rox El (216) 320-4611 [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 Coleman Speech/Language Pathologist Fairfax/Boulevard (216) 320-5022 [email protected]
Amanda Mazzone Speech/Language Pathologist Noble/Canterbury (216) 320-5019 [email protected]
Taniesha Jackson Speech/Language Pathologist Oxford/Rox El 
(216) 371-6525 (Oxford)
(216) 371-7115 (Rox El) 
[email protected]
Natasha Livits Speech/Language Pathologist Noble/Pre-K (216) 320-2014 [email protected] 
Reeva Perse Speech/Language Pathologist Gearity Early Childhood (216) 320-4516 [email protected]
Marcia Dawson Speech/Language Pathologist Roxboro 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 Fiutem Physical Therapist Board of Education (216) 320-5032 [email protected]
Sara Friedel  Occupational Therapist  Boulevard/Noble 
(216) 371-7140 (Boulevard)
(216) 371-6353 (Noble) 
[email protected] 
Esther Graber  Occupational Therapist  Monticello/Oxford 
(216) 371-6520 (Monti)
(216) 371-6252 (Oxford)
[email protected] 
Paula Lucas Occupational Therapist Canterbury/Gearity (216) 320-4511 [email protected]
Cindy Rakow Occupational Therapist Heights High/Rox El  (216) 320-5033 [email protected]
 
Gifted & Fine Arts:

Name

Position

Location(s)

Phone

Email

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

Name

Position

Location

Phone

Email

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

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