Our Staff

Karen Freeh, Director
BA Psychology, Ohio University
MS Social Administration, Case Western Reserve University
2 years Mental Health Therapist
3 years Social Worker-Achievement Centers for Children ages birth – 5
2011 started as Nursery School Director at RRUMNS

Aaryn Holland, 3’s and Young 3’s Teacher
BS Education, Baldwin-Wallace College
MA Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham
5 years Public Schools
2018 started as Teacher at RRUMNS

Judy Hoelzer, Pre-K Teacher
BA Journalism, BA Secondary Education, University of Oklahoma
8 years Public Schools
2001 started as Teacher at RRUMNS

Holly Kneubel, Pre-K Teacher
BA Psychology/Child Development, Wittenberg University
13 years Founder Fun Science with Mrs. K LLC.
8 years Program Director, Youth Challenge
4 years Support Staff, Rocky River City Schools
2006 started as Teacher at RRUMNS

Jeanette Lihani, Pre-K Teacher
BA Psychology, Central Michigan University
MA Community Agency Counseling, Central Michigan University
7 years Nursery Coordinator
3 years Preschool Playschool Co-Director
2 years RR Recreation Department

2003 started as Teacher at RRUMNS

Bessie O’Donnell, 3’s Teacher
BS Elementary Education, Xavier University
12 years Public Schools
2015 started as Teacher at RRUMNS

Becky Satayathum, Pre-K Aide, Tuition
BA Elementary Education, Baldwin-Wallace
4 years EvenStart teacher (ESL program)
8 years Elementary and Middle School Tutor
4 years Nursery School Co-Director
2006 started as Aide at RRUMNS

Jill Valente, 3’s Teacher
BS Psychology, John Carroll University
MA Education, John Carroll University
4 years Montessori School
3 years Public School
2014 started as Teacher at RRUMNS

Margery Wanosik, Young 3’s Teacher
BS Environmental Education, Ashland University
MA Education, Ashland University
2 years Private School
6 years Rocky River Recreation Department
2015 started as Teacher at RRUMNS