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. DiBari was born & raised right outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended West Virginia University and received her Masters in Education, specializing in Special Education. After leaving Morgantown, she moved to Alexandria & started her career at Rose Hill Elementary. Mrs. DiBari is going into her 11th year teaching at Rose Hill. Family is super important to Mrs. DiBari, and last year she started her very own! Her son Vincent will be turning one at the end of Aug 2020. She adores him and loves being a mom!
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.
This is Ms. Swenson’s 5th year as a Rose Hill Rocket! She is a teacher in Rose Hill’s Enhanced Autism Program and is excited to be working with grades K-2nd this school year. Ms. Swenson has a Master’s degree in Special Education from George Mason 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!
Mrs. Wims was born just north of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended Slippery Rock University where she majored in Elementary and Special Education. She then moved to Alexandria, VA where she began teaching and received her Master’s Degree in Special Education from George Mason University. This is Mrs. Wims 8th year teaching Special Education at Rose Hill and she loves being a rocket! She and her husband recently bought a house and they love spending there time at home, cooking great food, watching sports and cuddling with their pup Bentley!
Ms. Young was born and raised in Jackson, New Jersey. She attended East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Special Education. She is very excited to begin her teaching career at Rose Hill as a first year teacher. In her free time she loves going to the beach, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
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. 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 fifth 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 13, 15, and 17 years old. She has a wonderful husband whom she has been married to now for 21 years.
Miss Mai is a returning Rose Hill Rocket! Rose Hill Elementary School was key in setting the foundation for Miss Mai's own academic success at George Mason University, in addition to nurturing her heart for the arts. She pays this forward by coaching solo violin performances, tutoring high school chemistry, and now, by serving a terrific Enhanced Autism Class at Rose Hill.