Our Staff

Karen Freeh, Director
BA Psychology, Ohio University
MS Social Administration, Case Western Reserve University
Experience:
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
Experience:
5 years Public Schools
2018 started as Teacher at RRUMNS

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

Holly Kneubel, Pre-K Teacher
BA Psychology/Child Development, Wittenberg University
Experience:
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
Experience:
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
Experience:
12 years Public Schools
2015 started as Teacher at RRUMNS

Becky Satayathum, Pre-K Aide, Tuition
BA Elementary Education, Baldwin-Wallace
Experience:
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
Experience:
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
Experience:
2 years Private School
6 years Rocky River Recreation Department
2015 started as Teacher at RRUMNS