Contact Student Disability Services


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Kennesaw Campus

Location: Kennesaw Hall, Suite 1205

Mailing Address:
585 Cobb Ave NW
MD 0128
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Phone: (470) 578-2666
Fax: (470) 578-9111

Email: sds@kennesaw.edu 

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm 

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Marietta Campus

Location: Joe Mack Wilson Student Center, Suite 160

Mailing Address:
860 Rossbacher Way
MD 9008
Marietta, GA 30060

Phone: (470) 578-7361
Fax: (470) 578-9111

Email: sds@kennesaw.edu  

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm 

 

Our Staff

  • Paula Almond

    Paula M. Almond, M.S.

    Director of Student Disability Services

    Paula has served in various capacities within the University System of Georgia since 1992. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Georgia and a Master of Science in Counseling and Psychological Services from Georgia State University with an emphasis in Rehabilitation Counseling.

    Sarah Burman, Ph.D.

    Outreach and Transition Coordinator

    Dr. Sarah Burman is the Outreach and Transition Coordinator for Student Disability Services. Prior to joining KSU, she was a research assistant at the University of Georgia for 5 years. Before that, she worked with a variety of theatres as a production stage manager. Dr. Burman earned her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration in 2023 and her M.Ed. in Educational Psychology Applied Cognition and Development in 2019, both from the University of Georgia, and holds her B.A. in Theatre from Georgia College & State University.

    In her free time, she enjoys reading, photography, yoga, and making music.

    Sarah Burman
    Katie Fahn

    Katie Fahn, MS, CRC, NCC

    Assistant Director

    Katie Fahn serves as the Assistant Director of Student Disability Services at the Marietta Campus. She is an alumna of Kennesaw State University where she received a Bachelor of Architecture in 2009. Identifying her passion for serving STEAM students with disabilities she attended Georgia State University and received her Master's in Rehabilitation Counseling. She has been affiliated with KSU's Marietta Campus community since 2003.

    When she's not working, Katie enjoys spending time listening to audiobooks, crocheting and traveling with family and friends.

    Krystalle Jacob, M.S.Ed.

    Administrative Assistant

    Krystalle serves as the first point of contact for students, faculty/staff, and guests seeking assistance with SDS. Krystalle graduated from Georgia State University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a minor in Educational Psychology. After a practicum with the Education Sciences Research Lab at the Marcus Autism Center, Krystalle went back to school at Indiana University Bloomington for an M.S. Ed in Learning and Developmental Sciences, Educational Psychology, and graduated in Fall 2020.

    When she is not at work, Krystalle loves to read, listen to music, watch movies, and spend time with family and friends.

    Krystalle Jacob
    Bonna Lenyszyn

    Bonna Lenyszyn, CI & CT

    Deaf and Hard of Hearing Manager

    Bonna Lenyszyn is a nationally certified Sign Language Interpreter and has been a Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services professional since 2002. Bonna graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders in 2000, received a 4.0 in the Gallaudet ASL summer program in 2000, and completed the Sign Language Interpreting Program at Georgia Perimeter College (now GSU) in 2002.

    Throughout her years serving the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community, Bonna has interpreted in K-12, was staff interpreter at Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired (now GCDHH), and served as director of Camp Juliena for Deaf and Hard of Hearing youth and teens for 11 summers. Bonna joined Kennesaw State University in 2018 after serving 11 years in the Office of Disability Services at Georgia State University. She is passionate in her support of equal access both in the academic arena and in the broader community.

    When she's not working, Bonna enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. Her family enjoys being on the water and spending time together outdoors.

    Megan McKean

    Disability Services Coordinator

    Megan joined the SDS team in November 2021 and serves as the Disability Services Coordinator. She enjoys getting to know KSU students registered with SDS through developing individualized accommodation plans and providing academic coaching. 
    Megan's professional background includes a B.A. in Recreation Therapy from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She has close to a decade of experience supporting adults with disabilities in pursuits of recreation, employment, and now education.

    In time outside of work, Megan enjoys gardening, cooking, and exploring trails around Atlanta with her very energetic dog. 

    Megan Mckean
    Jena Mozley

    Jena Mozley, Ed.S.

    Disability Services Coordinator

    Jena is a Disability Services Coordinator on the Marietta campus. She is an alumna of Ohio University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication and Master of Education degree in Counseling. In her spare time, she enjoys going to concerts, trying new restaurants, and traveling.

    Nastassia Sanabria, M.Ed., NCC

    Assistant Director

    Nastassia serves as the Assistant Director of Student Disability Services at the Kennesaw campus. She joined Kennesaw State University in 2013. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from University of Georgia, and a Master of Education degree in Professional Counseling from University of West Georgia. Nastassia has a professional background in vocational rehabilitation counseling as well as in career counseling.

    When she's not working, Nastassia enjoys reading, traveling, spending time with her family, and watching sci-fi and horror movies.

    Nastassia Sanabria
    Danielle Settineri

    Danielle Settineri

    Testing Coordinator

    Danielle joined SDS on the Marietta Campus on October of 2014, and then transitioned to the Kennesaw Campus in July 2015. She is responsible for proctoring exams and providing accommodations for students registered with Student Disability Services. Danielle graduated from Southern Polytechnic State University, now Kennesaw State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Minor in Business.

    Melanie Wall

    Office Manager

    Melanie is the Office Manager for Students Disability Services. She is also an alumna of Kennesaw State University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education. She even student taught in Costa Rica for four months before graduating. Melanie taught first and second grade for eight years before transitioning to Kennesaw State University.

    In her spare time, she loves to cross stitch, watch movies and TV shows, and most importantly, be with her two children and husband.

    Melanie Wall