• Administration


    Ms. Sara Kidner


    Sara received her administrative license from the Inspired Leaders program at Cleveland State University. She has a Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction and a Bachelor of Arts in Family and Consumer Sciences Education.                                                                   

    Email | Bio | Twitter | Office: 216.838.6050


    Mr. Joe Ciesielski

    Assistant Principal

    Mr. Ciesielski has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Studies education from the State University of New York College at Buffalo and a Master's Degree in Educational Administration, Supervision, and Curriculum from the University of Oklahoma.                                                                 

    Email | Office: 216.838.6050


    Mr. Michael Baker

    10th Grade Social Studies

    Michael earned a Bachelor of Arts from The Ohio State University and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Coastal Carolina University. 

    Email | Bio | LinkedIn | Office: 216.838.6850


    Mrs. Vandana Bhardwaj

    10th Grade Science

    Mrs. Bhardwaj has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and two Master Degrees, one in education and the other in English literature. 

    Email | Bio | Office: 216.838.6071


    Ms. Coatilique Bozeman

    9th Grade Intervention Specialist

    Coatilique has a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Management from Southern New Hampshire University and a Master of Arts in Education, Special Education from Ursuline College.

    Email | Bio | Office: 216.838.6850

      Ms. Heather Caraballo          

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    Mr. Terrance Cleggett

    9th Grade Social Studies

    Terrance has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Bowling Green State University.  He is head coach for the John Marshall football team and is also on the Building Leadership Team.

    Email | Bio | LinkedIn | Phone: 216-509-6408


    Mr. Olga Cortes

    11th Grade Finance and Entrepreneurship

    Olga has a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum & Instruction – Technology, from Cleveland State University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from Universidad de Puerto Rico – Recinto de Rio Piedras.  

    Email |  Phone: 216-838-6850


    Dr. Victoria Fleming, Ph.D., M.Ed.

    11th Grade Science

    Dr. Flemming has her Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics and Genome Sciences, Master of Education, Bachelor of Science in Biology and Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.  She currently teaches Chemistry.

     Email | Bio | LinkedIn | Classroom: 216.838.6073


    Mrs. Fong Funovits 

    Chinese Language Arts 

    Mrs. Funovits is a Chinese Language Arts teacher.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan.  She continued her education and earned a Master's degree in Education with a major in Curriculum and Classroom Instruction from Ashland University.  She also completed SE course work at Notre Dame College.  Mrs. Funovits holds State of Ohio teaching licensure in Chinese, English, and SE.

     Email | Telephone: 216.838.6850


    Ms. Dawnell D. Gernentz

    12th Grade Intervention Specialist

    Dawnell has a Bachelor of Science degree in Intervention Specialist and a Master's degree in Evaluation and Measurement.  She can be reached at the number below between the hours of 6am - 8pm.

     Email | Bio | LinkedIn | Telephone: 330.240.6184


     Mr. Matt Hamburg
    9th Grade English and Journalism
    Matt has his Ed.S. in Curriculum & Instruction from Lincoln Memorial University in Tennessee, his Master of Arts degree in Professional and Creative Writing from Kennesaw State University in Georgia, along with his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Heidelberg University. 

     Email | Bio | Telephone: 216.838.6035 


    Mr. Kuragayala

    12th Grade Mathematics

    Mr. Kuragayala has a Master of Arts degree in Mathematics and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Physics and Electronics.  He teaches Statistics.

    Email | Bio | Classroom: 216.838.6066




    Email | Bio | Office: 216.838.6850 


    Ms. Laurie Nice-Reese

    10th Grade English and Journalism

    Email | Bio | Office: 216.838.6069


    Ms. Rose Robinson

    Intervention Specialist

    I am a proud product of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.  This is my first year teaching at John Marshall School of Civic and Business Leadership but my 16th year teaching Special Education in CMSD.  I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education from Central State University.  I also hold a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction and in General Education.

     Email | Office: 216.838.6050


    Mr. Paul Rogers

    10th Grade Mathematics

    Paul has a Bachelor of Science degree in Integrated Math from Cleveland State University.                      

    Email | Bio | Office: 216.838.6067


    Ms. Shaundalla Rogers

    9th Grade Intervention Specialist

    Email | Bio | Office: 216.838.6063

    Mrs. Christine Scarcella

    12th Grade English and Senior Seminar

    Christine has a Master of Arts degree in English from Cleveland State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Kent State University.  

    Email | Bio | LinkedIn | Classroom: 216.838.6068 


    Ms. Katelyn Tramontana

    Physical Education
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    Ms. Sean Van

    9th Grade Mathematics


    Mr. Bhushan Vellala

    9th Grade Physical and Environmental Science

    Mr. Vellala has Bachelor's degree in Physics, Chemistry and Maths also Master's Degree in Education. Currently he teaches 9th Grade Physical and Environmental Science.                    

    Email | Website | Office: 216.838.6036


    Mrs. Roslyn Ware

    Intervention Specialist

    A Cleveland  native, Mrs. Ware earned a B.A in Interdisciplinary Arts & Science from the University of Washington  and a M.Ed in Special Education from Virginia State University. She has been an Intervention Specialist for 4 years and a Social Studies teacher for 2 years.                   

    Email | Telephone: 216.838.6850


    Our Team 


    Mrs. Karen Black


    Karen is the glue that holds us all together, whether it's working with students, speaking with parents or necessary paper work - she keeps us all organized!

    Email | Bio | Office: 216.838.6050


    Mrs. Latrice Mosely-Williams

    Guidance Counselor

    Latrice has a Bachelor of Art degree in Social Work and a Master of Education in School Counseling.

    Email | Bio | Office: 216.838.6858


    Ms. Monisa Mason

    Community and Business Coordinator

    Monisa has a Master of Science degree in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Journalism from the University of Toledo. Her role includes coordinating the launch of the school coffee shop, Lawyers Cafe, along with other future school based businesses. She provides students with community service opportunities and business-related resources, such as leadership development, business groups, mentoring and more! Monisa also assists with family, alumni and community engagement and currently leads the Student Ambassador program. 

    Email | Bio | LinkedIn | Office: 216.838.6077


    Ms. Alicia Patton

    Planning Center Instructional Aide