Serving our students with diverse needs
There are many programs at Rose Hill as well as in FCPS that support the implementation of evidence-based practices to increase the academic achievement and the social and emotional competence of students based on individual needs.
Mrs. Dolan is a Texas native who graduated with a Bachelor’s in Communication Science Disorders and Psychology from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana and a Master’s in Speech Language Pathology from Texas Tech Health Science Center in Lubbock, Texas. She is starting her 3rd year as an FCPS Speech Language Pathologist. On the weekends, Angela enjoys taking weekend trips with her husband, Beau.
Mrs. Dragonetti was born and raised in Mount Sinai, New York. She attended college at the Florida State University where she majored in Elementary Education. Mrs. Dragonetti received a dual master’s degree from St. John’s University in Special Education and Literacy. She began her teaching career as a Reading Specialist in New York before moving to Virginia and becoming a Special Education teacher. This is Mrs. Dragonetti’s 6th year teaching Special Education at Rose Hill Elementary. Mrs. Dragonetti loves spending time with her husband, Scott, and their new baby boy, Bryce, who was born in July.
Ms. Kim grew up in this area, and graduated from Bishop O’Connell HS in Falls Church. She met her husband while attending the University of Virginia, and she graduated with degrees in English Literature as well as Education. She has enjoyed teaching for almost 20 years in a variety of settings, from preschool to high school. Her time outside of school is divided among her three kids, reading, baking, and crafting.
Dr. Yannos is excited to continue his Rose Hill adventure as a special education teacher! He is entering his 11th year in FCPS, and remains passionate about integrating technology and science into the academic day. He got his MA in psychology from Boston University, his teaching certificate in Special Education from George Mason University, and his Educational Leadership endorsement from Virginia Tech; he recently attained his doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. Outside of school, he enjoys cycling, spending time in and on the water, and generally exploring nature with his daughter, son, and wife.
This is Ms. Swenson’s 3rd year as a Rose Hill Rocket! She works in Rose Hill’s Enhanced Autism Program and is excited to be working with grades 3rd-6th this year. Ms. Swenson graduated from George Mason University and will complete her Master’s Degree in Special Education in January from Liberty University. She is passionate about her students and building meaningful bonds with each of them. She enjoys getting to know each of her students in order to provide a motivating and positive learning environment. Ms. Swenson is looking forward to a fantastic school year! GO ROCKETS!
Ms. Larbi was born in Ghana and graduated from Skeondi College (Ghana, West Africa) with a bachelors in Accounting. She has been with Rose Hill Elementary for 20 years. 18 of those years were in preschool as a Instructional Assistant and the last 2 years as General Ed (IA).
Mrs. Potluri has been working at Rose hill for 16 years and has Masters degree from AU university. She has some computer skills in Java, C++, SQL. She is passionate, loving, and enjoys working with kids.
Ms. Rivero completed all of her primary education in the Edison cluster. She graduated from James Madison University with a B.S. in Communication Science Disorders. This is her first year at Rose Hill and is very excited to work with her new colleagues and children, especially those with speech language disorders as this is her strength. During her free time she likes to spend time with her family, baking and try out new restaurants.
Ms. Shojanezhad is an Instructional Assistant at RHES. She has her Bachelor's degree in Mathematics. Ms. Shojanezhad has worked in both private and public education systems. She loves traveling around the world with her family and she enjoys gardening.
Mrs. Triolo is in her third year at Rose Hill Elementary as an enhanced autism IA. She is originally from New York. She graduated from Wagner College where she went to school and earned her degree in elementary education with her BS in biology. She has three wonderful boys who are 11,13 and 15 years old. She has a wonderful husband whom she has been married to now for 19 years.