2014 - 2015













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Sheila O’Rourke, 3rd Grade.

Sheila attended John Carroll University and earned a Bachelor's Degree in English. After graduation she decided to pursue a teaching career. She attended Ashland University and earned a Master's Degree in Education. She obtained her teaching certification, along with a literacy endorsement. Sheila enjoys teaching and practicing yoga in her free time and obtained certification in the Yoga Ed program, which focuses on bringing yoga to schools. Sheila has taught for 14 years in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.

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Marcenia Perry,
5th Grade

Marcy graduated from John Carroll University with a degree in Elementary Education. She received her Masterís in Teaching from Miami University. Marcy has taught in Cleveland Metropolitan School District for 13 years. She loves to travel and enjoys yoga, people and animals.

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Derrick Palmer, Security.

Derrick received his security training from Tri-C and has taken additional coursework through Cleveland State. Derrick has been with the district since 1999 most recently with the Cleveland School of the Arts.

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Carlos Ranshaw.

Carlos possesses a certificate for small engine maintenance and has National Rifle Association training. He has worked for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District for eight years. In his free time, Carlos enjoys spending time with his son.

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Karen Rickard, Intervention Specialist.

Karen earned a degree in Mild/Moderate Intervention from Kent State University and a masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from George Mason University. Karen recently returned to northeast Ohio after teaching in northern Virginia for 8 years. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her two children, dog, husband and spending time outdoors.