Joe Manos 6th - 8th Grades: Cross Categorical
Mr. Manos started working at Cloverleaf four years ago 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
Ms. Fleming graduated from Baldwin Wallace and has worked at Cloverleaf for four years. Her husband and she have many pets: 2 horses, 3 dogs, 3 cats, a bunny, and a lot of fish! Ms. Fleming chose a career in education because she wanted to help students feel successful and supported. Ms. Fleming implemented the coffee club at CMS which helps students gain real-life experience in various work skills.
Tracie Smith 6th Grade: "Yeti" Team
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 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. Tracie first joined Cloverleaf Middle School seven years ago as a paraprofessional, before deciding to go back to teaching full time. Mrs. Smith is an advisor for Emerald Key, the 8th grade Honors society at CMS. Her 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.
Robbin Mayausky 6th Grade: "White Tigers" Team
Mrs. Mayausky has a Bachelor’s degree in Special Education and a Master’s degree in Educational Administration. She has worked at Cloverleaf for fourteen years. She is married with three children (1 son and 2 daughters) and 3 grandchildren. Mrs. Mayausky chose to be an educator because she loves working with kids and seeing their faces light up when they get it!
Maggie Calame 7th Grade: "Clover Squad" Team
Ms. Calame 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. Ms. Calame is a JVB volleyball coach and loves spending time on the ball field, kayaking, and watching Cleveland sports. She recently purchased a home and will be marrying 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 7th Grade: "Green Arrows" Team
Mr. Scisciani has been in education for eleven years, 7 of of them at CMS. He 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 8th Grade: "Whisk Takers" Team
Ms. Maag has been a teacher at CMS for three years but 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: "Fiesta" Team
Mrs. Riley has worked at Cloverleaf for twenty-two years and 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 chose a career in special education because of her experience with having a family member and a childhood friend with special needs.