Welcome - Preschool Staff

Welcome - Preschool Staff

Intervention Specialists

Mollie Barnes
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Mollie is the intervention specialist for our intensive needs preschool program. Mollie has been working for SEL for over 20 years in the field of special education. She especially loves working with preschool students. Mollie has a Master's degree in Teaching and Learning and a Bachelor's degree in Special Education, with a specialty in early childhood. Mollie also has been trained in Applied Behavior Anaylsis and TEACCH. When not at work, Mollie enjoys spending time with family and friends. 

Theresa Harlacz 
Theresa graduated from Ohio University in 2013 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Family Studies, and from Notre Dame College in 2016 with a Master’s Degree in Special Education. Theresa is in her third year of teaching in one of our integrated preschool classrooms. Theresa is a swim coach for Brush High School, and enjoys swimming in her free time. 
Shannon Moughan
With over 13 years’ experience working with young children, Shannon has dual licenses in PreK-3 and Early Childhood Intervention Specialist PreK-3, and a Master Degree in Early Childhood Special Education from Kent State University. Before coming to South Euclid-Lyndhurst School District, Shannon worked for the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities as an Early Childhood Behavior Specialist. Prior to working with young children, she trained urban youth to be peer mentors, was the Director of Education at the Domestic Violence Center and a stay at home mom to 3 children. Shannon believes that play is the best way for young children to learn 

Stacie Roseman
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Stacie is a proud K-12 graduate of South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools.  As the itinerant intervention specialist for our preschool program, she works with students in either their homes or community preschools in order to meet their individual needs. Stacie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Eastern Michigan University and her Master's degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Missouri St. Louis.  She has been a preschool intervention specialist since 2011.  Outside of teaching, Stacie loves snuggling with her dog, experimenting in the kitchen, and spending time with family and friends.    

Intervention Specialist Assistants

Cheyenne Dorhn
Cheyenne has worked in the South Euclid/ Lyndhurst district for four years. She has an associate’s degree and is currently working towards her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She has worked with children since she graduated high school, knowing that this was the career she wanted to pursue. Cheyenne is thankful for her job in the preschool and looks forward to learning even more from the children and the staff.  She hopes to one day be a licensed teacher in the building.   
Beverly Dadante
Bev has always had a passion for helping people.  After completing a 22 year career as a registered nurse, she joined the SEL family.  During her 20 years in the district, she has enjoyed 7 years in a multiple disabilities unit and 13 years in our SEL Preschool.  In her spare time, Bev enjoys travel, hiking, gardening, home improvements and creative projects.    
Elaine Mates   
Elaine Mates has 19 years of experience working in the SEL Preschool.  Prior to this, she was the parent of a special needs child in our preschool.  She loves our students and is so proud of them as they grow and accomplish goals!  She is a vegan and welcomes her home to pets who need rescued.  She loves to cook, bake and garden.    
Carli Simonian
Carli Simonian has over eleven years of experience working with children and adults with special needs. She has a Bachelor’s degree in special education which she earned from Cleveland State University in 2012. Her hobbies are spending time with her kids and when she has free time she likes to go to her family cabin in Andover. 
Meagan Roberto 
Meagan Roberto is a recent graduate from Ohio University and has a degree in Psychology. Meagan loves working with children and has a lot of experience being a nanny for several families. In her free time she enjoys hiking, yoga, and seeing live music. This is her first year at Rowland and she is looking forward to building relationships with students as well as staff.  

Support Staff

Elizabeth Parnin - Speech/Language Pathologist
Elizabeth Parnin is the speech-language pathologist for the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Preschool. She began working for the district in 2012, and has been working in the preschool for the past ten years. Elizabeth received her undergraduate degree in speech pathology and audiology from Marquette University, and her master’s degree in speech-language pathology at Cleveland State University. She is fully licensed by the Ohio Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology, and is a certified member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA). Elizabeth enjoys working collaboratively with preschool team members to facilitate language development in the classrooms, as well as helping children become more independent and active communicators. She has two children of her own at home, and enjoys spending time outdoors.
Alyssa Gelb-Hilliard - Occupational Therapist
Alyssa is a registered, licensed Occupational Therapist with the South Euclid Lyndhurst City School district since 2001. Prior to that, she worked in neurological and orthopedic rehabiliation departments as a clinical OT at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Cleveland and the Summa Health System in Akron.  She has worked as a PRN therapist in various skilled nursing facilities in the Cleveland area. Alyssa has enjoyed mentoring over 20 students as a fieldwork and student volunteer supervisor for students working toward their Masters degree in Occupational Therapy. She received her Master of Occupational Therapy from Chatham University in Pittsburgh in 1997. Alyssa specializes in the areas of fine-motor development, adaptive skills and sensory processing disorders.  
Sarah Sebor  - Physical Therapist
As the Physical Therapist for the district, Sarah works with students from preschool age through high school. Sarah has been working in the district and preschool for the past five years.  Sarah attended The Ohio State University earning her Bachelor degree in Health and Wellness. While earning her Bachelor degree at OSU,  Sarah was also a member of The Ohio State University Women's Varsity Swim Team. After graduating from OSU, Sarah went on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Franklin Pierce University located in New Hampshire. Sarah also enjoys coaching swimming in the evenings/weekends.  
Denise Weinberg - School Psychologist
Denise Weinberg is currently the School Psychologist for the South Euclid Lyndhurst Preschool as well as all of Rowland Elementary School. She has been with the SEL school district since 2006 and has held the position in the SEL Preschool for the past seven years. Prior to that, Denise served as the School Psychologist at Greenview Upper Elementary School, Lowden Elementary School and Ridgebury Elementary School. Denise has a Master’s Degree in Education and an Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology. She has over twenty years of experience in early childhood education. Five of those years were spent at the Positive Education Program (PEP) in which she worked with students ages 3-5 with severe emotional and behavioral difficulties. Denise’s role includes evaluating and identifying students with disabilities, consulting with preschool staff and parents, assisting with behavioral interventions and facilitating the transition in and out of preschool.   
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