Support Staff

  • Sharon Keys / administrative assistant

    Keys joined FCPS in 2012 after a 26-year career at the University of Kentucky, where she last worked as the administrative services assistant to the dean of the College of Public Health. Her career path with FCPS also included stints as registrar at The Academy for Leadership at Millcreek and a substitute paraeducator. Keys is a 2017 graduate of the Classifed Aspiring Leadership Program. 


    Cassandra Gatewood / administrative assistant

    Gatewood, who joined FCPS in 2015, earned a master's degree in Business Administration from Midway University in 2018. She previously worked as an attendance clerk and assistant to the registrar/bookkeeper at The Learning Center, and as an insurance specialist for the district's department of Financial Accounting & Benefits Services.  


    Teresa Acton / records clerk

    Acton has been with FCPS since 1994. She has worked as an elementary paraeducator and a school secretary, as well as a clerical assistant for several former administrators. In 2001, Acton started as the records clerk in Special Education, where she manages records dating to the early 1970s. 


    Brice Jones / microcompter specialist

    Jones provides tech support for teachers and staff. When he joined the Special Education team, he began to also work with students on assistive technology. Jones is also in charge of a districtwide program called Read and Write Gold, which provides training to students and employees.

     

     

  • Michelle Marra / exceptional child nurse

    Marra graduated from Eastern Kentucky University's Baccalaureate Nursing and Honors Program in 1992. She began working in the University of Kentucky's pediatric intensive care unit and has continued to dedicate her career to families and children. Since 2006, Marra has worked with students who have health and medical conditions that require nursing intervention during the school day.


    Lisa Riickert / postsecondary transition mentor

    Riickert works with students who are transitioning from high school to postsecondary education or to work. She also works with MSD teachers on transition as well as college and career readiness for the 1 percent of students who qualify. Riickert also has experience as an elementary teacher, co-op consultant, and KDE consultant.


    Samantha Rogers / audiologist

    Rogers, who joined FCPS in 2015, earned her Bachelor's of Health Sciences in Communication Disorders from the University of Kentucky and her doctorate in Audiology from the University of Louisville. She works with students who are deaf or hard of hearing, and helps identify students who might have a hearing loss. She also consults with teachers and staff on classroom issues, and she provides training on auditory equipment and accommodations. In addition, Rogers attends Admissions and Release Committee meetings and helps develop Individual Education Programs. 

  • Emily Sartini / board-certified behavior analyst

    Her primary role is to plan, develop, and monitor a variety of behavioral support service delivery options to meet the needs of children with disabilities. She helps with functional behavioral assessments and intervention plans and also participates through Admission and Release Committee meetings and individualized education plans. In addition, Sartini provides progress monitoring data analysis.


    Jessika Vance-Morgan / board-certified behavior analyst

    Her primary role is to plan, develop, and monitor a variety of behavioral support service delivery options to meet the needs of children with disabilities. She helps with functional behavioral assessments and intervention plans and also participates through Admission and Release Committee meetings and individualized education plans. In addition, Vance-Morgan provides progress monitoring data analysis.


    Melissa Fee Diaz / board-certified behavior analyst

    Her primary role is to plan, develop, and monitor a variety of behavioral support service delivery options to meet the needs of children with disabilities. She helps with functional behavioral assessments and intervention plans and also participates through Admission and Release Committee meetings and individualized education plans. In addition, Diaz provides progress monitoring data analysis.