Joe Manos 6th - 8th Grades: Cross Categorical
Mr. Manos started working at Cloverleaf after graduating from The University of Akron. He enjoys any outdoor activity, particularly hunting and fishing. Mr. Manos is married with two children. He pursued a career in education because he wanted to be able to make a difference in people’s lives. Mr. Manos has helped students gain work experience through popcorn sales and a recycling program that he oversees at CMS.
Amy Fleming 6th - 8th Grades: Cross Categorical
Mrs. Fleming graduated from Baldwin Wallace. Her husband and she have many pets: 2 horses, 3 dogs, 3 cats, a bunny, and a lot of fish! Mrs. Fleming chose a career in education because she wanted to help students feel successful and supported.
Tracie Smith 6th - 8th Grades: Cross Categorical
Mrs. Smith graduated from Slippery Rock University in 1988 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Education and an area of emphasis in Special Education. She has been married for thirty-two years and has four daughters. She began her teaching career in Texas and Pennsylvania. After she had her first daughter, she decided to stay at home with her children for many years. Mrs. Smith’s motivation for pursuing a career in special education was because she is continuously inspired by those children who are able to light up a room with what they are able to achieve, even when that path to success may be a challenge.
Denise Maple 6th - 8th Grade Phonics
Mrs. Maple graduated from Jefferson High School in Monroe, Michigan. She then attended Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, earning a Bachelor of Business degree with a Marketing/Statistics major and minor. After a few years in the business world, Mrs. Maple decided to return to school for her teaching degree. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Special Education/Psychology and then a Master of Education, both from Grand Valley State University. Mrs. Maple has received thorough training in Orton-Gillingham from Michigan Dyslexia Institute. Fun fact: Mrs. Maple has taught every grade from Kindergarten through 12th! Mrs. Maple has three children, all graduates from Cloverleaf. She shared that she has a passion for helping struggling readers, especially those with dyslexia, learn to read.
Megan McGreer 7th Grade Coteaching
Miss McGreer graduated from Notre Dame College with Bachelor’s degrees in Middle Childhood Education and Mild/Moderate Special Education. She has taught a variety of grade levels and content areas. She enjoys reading, especially the Harry Potter books, and she loves spending time with her dog, Daisy.
Maggie Auth 7th Grade Coteaching
Mrs. Auth started working for Cloverleaf in January of 2019, immediately after completing student teaching in New Zealand. She graduated from Capital University with Bachelor’s degrees in Intervention Specialist and Early Childhood Education. Mrs. Auth is a JV volleyball coach and loves spending time on the ball field, kayaking, and watching Cleveland sports. She recently purchased a home and married Travis Auth in the summer of 2020. She stated that she loves the teaming aspect of CMS which allows teachers to connect with students and provide a better education. She enjoys working with middle schools students as they challenge her to be a better teacher every day.
Zachary Scisciani 6th Grade Coteaching
Mr. Scisciani received a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Art from Muskingum College and a Master’s degree in Special Education from The University of Akron. His wife and he have a son named Leo. Mr. Scisciani chose a career in education because he has had a number of great teachers that have made a positive impact on his life. He desires to provide that same support to students.
Elizabeth Maag 6th - 8th Grade In Class Support
Ms. Maag has worked in many educational avenues at Cloverleaf and neighboring school districts for years. She graduated from Baldwin Wallace with Elementary and Special Education degrees. Ms. Maag is an incredible baker and keeps the staff at CMS well-fed with delicious cookies and desserts. Ms. Maag shared that she has always felt at home in a classroom and enjoys helping students learn as well as build their confidence in their abilities.
Andrea Riley 8th Grade Coteaching
Mrs. Riley grew up in the Cloverleaf district. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education and a Master’s degree in Instructional Technology, both from The University of Akron. Mrs. Riley is married with three children (2 boys and a girl). She and her family enjoy camping, boating, and water sports. Mrs. Riley is the department head for the middle school and high school.