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One of the greatest assets to our program is our staff.  This is an educated and professional team that always puts the needs of the children and families first.  We are very grateful for each of them.
Administration

Roberta Cenci, Director
Email:  rtcenci98@gmail.com

I have been working in the early childhood field for over 30 years.  Working  at Susanna Wesley School has been the best of both worlds for me...I get to work with an amazing staff and with children and families two groups I love. 
I have lived in Shelton for 27 years with my husband Rudy. My son Matthew recently started his freshman year at college.

Eda Gjonbalaj, Business Manager
Email:  gjonbalajue78@aolcom

I am very excited to start my first full year as a new member of the Susanna Wesley School family.  I love working with children and families and watching them grow.  I am married an have two children, in my spare time I love to watch my daughter dance and root my son o at his ND basketball games.  I can't wait to get to know all of the Susanna Wesley families better!


Marybeth McGuire, School Board Chair
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Classroom Teachers

Eva Anrico, Classroom Teacher 3s Program
Email:  anrico@sbcglobal.net

I have lived in Shelton for 30 years.  I am married with three wonderful children and I am about to become a grandmother for the second time. I have worked at Susanna Wesley School since 2005 and this year I will be teaching M/W/F 3's and T/Th 3's.  I love watching the children learn and grow throughout the year!


Cara Cruz, Classroom Teacher 2s Program
Email:  caradistassio@att.net

I live in Shelton with my husband Eddie and two daughters Devin and Shelby.  In my free time I enjoy exploring my creative side and my passion for crafts!  In the past, I worked with 2 year olds for three years; was a preschool teacher assistant for 3-4 year olds for two years; taught 5-7 year olds at an after school enrichment program; volunteered as a kindergarten teacher aide at a Shelton public school; babysat for many years, and was a nanny for two amazing families!  I am super excited to be part of the SWS family!!


Abby Eannotti, Classroom Teacher 2s Program
Email:  abby.eannotti@att.net

Hey everyone! I'm a soon to be graduate of Southern Connecticut State University.  I'm so excited to start my second year here at Susanna Wesley School in the 2s program!


Anne Focone, Classroom Teacher 4s Program
Email:  foconehome@gmail.com

I most enjoy spending family time with my husband and four children. I do love teaching young children. their boundless energy and enthusiasm for knowledge is just priceless.


Erin Gasbarro, Classroom Teacher 4s Program
Email:  eringasbarro@hotmail.com

Every day, I pray that I am a good mother, a kind person, an effective teacher and a humble student. Being a teacher allows me to work hard in all of those areas...it keeps me happy!


Susan Harrington, Classroom Teacher 3s & 4s Program
Email:  sue.harrington01@yahoo.com

I love teaching young children and helping them grow, play and learn at SWS.  My husband and I live in Shelton and have three grown children.


Trudy Iserson, Classroom Teacher 4s Program
Email:  tiserson7@gmail.com

Entering my 16th year at SWS, I'm passionate about what I do and dedicated to having each child be the best they can be.  My husband and I live in Milford, we have three married children and six remarkable grandchildren.


Theresa Kieley, Classrom Teacher 3s Program
Email:  ttk04@att.net

I am a creative and caring mom of twins and I have an enthusiasm for working with young children. While striving to make a difference in their lives,  I find I have a patient nature as well as a silly side to liven up the day!


Christine Mallico, Classroom Teacher 4s Program
Email:  cdmallico@yahoo.com

"Teaching is the act of sharing knowledge we've been given by others with hope that someday it again will be passed on."
This what I hope to achieve each year as I teach and learn from every class.


Ben Mikula, Music and Movement Teacher
Email:  bennymikula@yahoo.com

I have been teaching preschool and elementary school for 10 years.  I am a full time musician both solo and with the band the Alpaca Gnomes.  I have a 4 1/2 year old daughter named Magnolia.


Cheryl Mucherino, Classroom Teacher 2s Program
Email:  prince72566@yahoo.com

I have been at SWS as the 2s teacher for four years and each year I love my job more.  My husband Pat and I have four wonderful children.


Assistant Classroom Teachers

Marcie Conte, Assistant Classroom Teacher

I live in Shelton with my husband and two cats. I have two children that are in college.  I really enjoy being a preschool teacher.


Angie Imbimbo, Assitant Classroom Teacher

I have been at Susanna Wesley School for 17 years.  I enjoy working with young children because their smiles and hugs carry me through the day.  My husband Lucio and I have three grown children Luigi, Christopher, and Gabriella.


Jessica Killian, Assistant Classroom Teacher

I am a mom of six and a Susanna Wesley Alumni who loves to spend time with my family, tend to my flower gardens, and going hiking.  I am thrilled to be a part of the Susanna Wesley faculty!


Caroline Klein, Assistant Classroom Teacher

This is my second year working at Susanna Wesley School as an assistant teacher.  I will be assisting Erin Gasbarro with the 4s and Dora Grayesky with the 3s.  I was a stay-at-home mom and I have three boys who are now 15, 13, and 10 years old.  My native tongue is French.


Rebekca Kohl, Assistant Classroom Teacher

I am a mom to an amazing little 5 year old, Nora, who keeps me on my toes and is my absolute best friend.  I discovered my love of working with children in 2012 and couldn't be happier to be apart of such a wonderful school like Susanna Wesley.


Alexis Mucherino, Assistant Classroom Teacher

I am a full time college student.  This is my first year as an assistant teacher in the 2s classroom.  I am very excited to be here and can't wait to see where the year brings us!


Helena Plavcova, Assistant Teacher

This is my second year teaching at Susanna Wesley School.  I am a mom of 12 year old twins who graduated from SWS seven years ago.  I have been married for 19 years.  We love to hike, ski and play tennis together as a family.


Kelly Roberto, Assistant Classroom Teacher

I have been assistant teaching at SWS for one year, but with 2 wonderful kids as SWS alumni, I have been a part of this family for the last decade. I am a resident of Shelton and, outside of SWS I enjoy my family (3 dogs, too!), calligraphy, henna, & design work, concerts, Cape Cod and cheese!


Tapati Saha, Assistant Classroom Teacher

I have been at Susanna Wesley School for ten years.  I have a passion for children.  I am a grandmother, mother and wife.


Cindy Savino, Assistant Classroom Teacher

I am the mom of 12-year old twins who are total opposites and best friends, and a four year old energetic little girl.  My husband and I moved to Shelton three years ago from Rockland County.  After taking some time off to raise our children, I am excited to be a new assistant teacher in the 2s class.


Nicole Yearsley, Assistant Classroom Teacher

I am new to the Susanna Wesley staff but have been part of the Susanna Wesley family for eight years.  I am the mother of three beautiful children, Joey, Will and Layla.  I worked in Development/Fundraising and Human Resources at Fairfield Country Day School before taking some time to be at home with my children. I love spending time with my family, animals and traveling…. especially to Disney World!