Anderson Staff Bios

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Cindy Whisman- Director

Hi, I am Cindy and I am the  Director of All About Kids Anderson. Before moving to this position, I taught the Pre-K classroom at All About Kids, since 2011. I currently hold two Associate degrees and a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Cincinnati. I also obtained a teaching license through the state of Ohio for Pre-Kindergarten.

I have two children who keep me very busy with their various activities. I love working with children and seeing their eyes light up when they discover something new. Working at AAK is great because we are teaching the future about recycling and being green!

I work 6:30-2:30 Monday through Friday and would love the opportunity to speak with you about your child’s needs. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to speak with me in person or via email, cwhisman@allaboutkidslc.com.

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Morgan Lunsford- Assistant Director

Hi, my name is Morgan Lunsford and I am the Assistant Director here at All About Kids. I am married with a daugher Kensley, and a son Rhett. I am from the Mt. Orab area, attending the Western Brown school district through high school. I graduated from The Ohio State University in 2014, with a Bachelor’s of Science in Education and Human Ecology. At that time they did not have a program that would allow me to graduate with my license, so since graduating, I have been attending Notre Dame College online to complete the coursework for my Early Education license.

I started working with children while in college, working at a private preschool is Dublin and transferring to another school in Blue Ash until I had to take time off in order to complete in class observation hours required for my courses. This past semester, I student taught a 2nd grade classroom in Hamersville and now have just one course before I meet the requirements to receive my license.

I love working with kids because I think it’s fascinating to watch them develop and discover the world in their own way. Helping a child to overcome an obstacle or achieve a personal milestone is immensely rewarding because you can watch the child take pride in their self. I welcome parents to approach me with any concerns or questions because I think parent-teacher communication is a key to success, and children can also learn a lot by just watching adults that care about them communicate in positive ways.

My email is mlunsford@allaboutkidslc.com if I can ever answer any questions you may have!

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Alaina Kilgore- Front Desk Assistant

I have always worked with children in various ways such as helping my grandma at her in-home daycare, church nurseries, youth groups, babysitting to a full time job. It has always been my passion. I love seeing children learn new things and the

excitement that it brings. I have a beautiful, full of spunk little girl of my own. She is my world. We love to be outdoors, camping, taking walks, swimming or playing. I love to swing dance and line dance and whenever I have the time, scrap booking. Each year I make a bucket list of things I want to do. Basically full of fall activities because I love the fall! My hours are 930-630. If you have any questions please feel free to come and see me!

 

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Stephanie Curran- Infant Room 1 Teacher

Hello, I’m Stephanie C. and I am one of the teachers in Room 1.  I grew up in West Palm Beach, Florida and currently live in Anderson.  I live with my husband Dave and our three children, Jordan, Emily, and Michael, and our cat Mittens.  I have two Child Associate’s Degrees (one in Preschool and Child Development and the other in Infant Curriculum, Development and Care).

In my free time I enjoy running, Zumba, shopping and being in the sunshine.  My favorite thing to do in the world is walking the beach and collecting seashells.  I chose to work with children because ever since I was a little girl I always wanted to be a teacher, so I decided to follow my dream.

I find inspiration everyday through working with the babies in the nursery and knowing that I am part of their first school experience.  I feel that it is a gift to me to help them explore the world around them.  I enjoy working at All About Kids because the staff is terrific to work with.  The name of the school says it all I think!  My hours are 7:00-4:00, if you need anything please let me know!

 

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Kiersten Alexander- Infant Room 1 Teacher

Hi, my name is Kiersten Alexander and my favorite color is pink. I am a very caring and bubbly person. I always have a smile on my face, am easy to talk to, and easy to get to know. Working with kids has always been a passion of mine, this is why I am so excited to work at All About Kids in the Early Toddler Classroom. Kids are so funny and it is always enjoyable watching them learn and grow. My hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., please let me know if I can help you with anything!

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Cynthia Kantner- Infant Room 1 Teacher

My name is Cynthia and I work in the infant room. I was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio but, I moved to Cincy recently due to life changes. I have not been blessed with any children of my own, however I do care for my puppy, Gus at home. I have been blessed with the ability to create strong, nurturing relationships with children and their families while utilizing my passion to teach. I currently attend the University of Cincinnati in pursuit of my Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education. Prior to moving I was a paralegal and possess an Associates Degree. As a teacher I believe that students are unique individuals, and learners. In a classroom you would witness my individualizing and tailoring instruction           to meet the students needs. They deserve an education that meets them where they are and addresses their unique academic skills, daily. My favorite color is green; favorite food is pizza; and my favorite animal is the penguin.

I work from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and if you have any questions for me please feel free to ask.

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Emma Lambert- Infant Room 2 Teacher

Hello, my name is Emma. I will be working at All About Kids as and Infant Room 2 teacher. I grew up in the Goshen/Milford area. I played soccer all four years of high school. I graduated two months early with my schools work program. I will be attending school In February to become a Dental Assistant. I have two sisters and I am the middle child. I have five dogs of my own. My hours are 7:00a.m.-3:00 p.m. if you have any questions please ask.

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Shannon Gyamfi- Infant Room 2 Teacher

Hi, I am Shannon. I grew up in a small town in Indianan. I moved to Cincinnati with my husband and we now have a very energetic boy named Oheneba. Outside of school work we spend a lot of time together shopping, parks, and a lot of “dinosaur” walks! I have over seven years of early childhood experience from being a nanny, floater, and a lead teacher. My favorite thing about working in education field is the “lightbulb moment.” When a child finally understands or completes  a task they have been working on. I look forward to working with you and your children. I’m excited to be a part of the All About Kids team! I will be working from 8:10a.m.-5:10p.m. in the Infant Room 2 class.

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Hailie Murphy- Infant Room 2 Teacher

Hi, my name is Hailie and I will be working in Room 2. I am from a small town in Virginia. I enjoy being outdoors, hunting, fishing, and camping are a few of my favorite activities. I have been working with children since I was 12, when I began babysitting. I am looking forward to working with and getting to know the children and families. I will be working from 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. If there is ever anything I can help you with, please feel free to chat with me.

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Danielle Pope- Early Toddler Room 3

Hello! My name is Danielle. I recently moved to the Cincinnati area from Texas. I love working with children and watching them learn! My husband and I are really excited to learn more about the area. I love to do creative things! I’m excited to be on this new adventure and look forward to working with all the families in the All About Kids community! If you have any questions or would like to chat please feel free to come and see me! My hours are 7:00-3:00 pm!

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Rebekah Musselman- Early Toddler Room 3

Hi, my name is Rebekah, but, I mostly go by Bekah. Family is very important to me. I have nine siblings and I am a proud aunt to ten, with two more on the way. I moved to the area in July of 2020. I am currently engaged, and planning on a March 2021 wedding. I have been in the childcare field since December 2004. I have worked with all ages through the years. I am looking forward to teaching and  helping the children grow here at All About Kids.

My hours are 8:15 a.m. -5:15 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.

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McKenzee Edwards- Toddler Room 4

Hi! My name is Kenzee and I am the opening teacher in Room 4, and I have been with the company since 2017. I am one of 7 siblings, so family plays a big part in my life! I also have a son who pushes me everyday to be the best person I can be.

Working with children has always been a passion of mine. At a young age I had always cared for my younger siblings, which then turned into babysitting for other family and friends, now leading me to where I am today! I absolutely love working with your children and watching them shape and grow.

My hours are 7 to 3 pm Monday through Friday. If you have any questions, please feel free to let me know, thank you!

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Marah Brooks- Early Toddler Room 4

Hi, My name is Marah Brooks and I work in the toddler room. I have two younger sisters who inspired me to want to work with children. I was a teaching assistant at Prince of Peace and there discovered how much children also teach you. I especially like All About Kids because of the teacher to child ratio making it easier to focus on each child and tailor lessons towards different types of learners. I am currently saving up to buy a van, convert it into a home, and travel for a year. In my free time I love to dance, ski, take pictures and videos, edit, travel, paint, complete diys from Pinterest, sew, and spend time with family. My hours are 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Let me know if you have any questions!

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Jessica (Jessie) Johnson- Toddler Room 5

Hi there! My name is Jessie, and I have been working in child care for four years. I have two children of my own, a son Elton that is 6 and a daughter Blaire that is 3. I studied Liberal Arts at Chatfield College and am working towards earning my Child Development Associate. In the future, I hope to move up to an Assistant Directors position and eventually hope to become a Director and run my very own center one day! This industry is definitely my passion! In our free time, my family is busy with sports; soccer, basketball, and football, as well as enjoying time on the water swimming and boating. We love going to the zoo and taking our American Bulldog Kai, to the park! I can not wait to get to know my student as well as their parents. If you have any questions, my hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., please feel free to reach out to me!

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Vicky Bosch- Toddler Room 5

Hi, my name is Vicky. I was born here in Ohio, but moved to Florida when I was ten years old. I graduated high school in 2015. I have 2 nephews and 3 nieces. I have babysat since I was 16 years old and adore kids! I have worked at a daycare in Florida and loved with with kids. My favorite color is green. I am excited to be working with toddlers in room 5. My hours are 8:10 a.m.-5:10 p.m.  If you have any questions feel free to ask away!

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Jamie Fields- Toddler Room 5

Hi, my name is Jamie. I grew up in Bethel, Ohio and graduated from Bethel-Tate High School in 2017. My favorite color is purple and I love dogs. I am very excited to be working with your kiddos!! I grew up with five siblings and lots of nieces and nephews so I am used to being around lots of children. I am excited to be working in the Toddler 2 classroom. My hours are from 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.

 

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Kacee Edwards- Early Preschool Room 6

Hi! My name is Kacee Edwards and I am the opener in room 6. I grew up  in New Richmond Ohio, and currently live in Cincinnati. I grew up helping care for all my siblings with my older sister. I know have a beautiful daughter born in July of 2020. I have worked in childcare for several years now and I absolutely love it! My goal is to further my education in Early Childhood Education.

My hours are 6:30a.m. -2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to me. Thank you!

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Beka Martin- Early Preschool Room 6

My name is Beka and I have been working with kids for as long as I can remember. I’m the youngest of three siblings but I have been babysitting from a young age. From helping my sisters to teaching my very own class at my church while I was in high school. I love anything and everything art. If you catch me out of work I am either painting or drawing in my sketchbook. I can’t wait for all the fun crafts I’ll get to make with your children as I work with them at All About Kids! My hours are 8:15 a.m.-5:15a.m. Monday through Friday. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask!

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Lauren Meyer- Early Preschool Room 6

Hello! My name is Lauren Meyer. I have a twin sister who I am older than by six minutes. I went to a Technical School for engineering where I was able to figure out my purpose, and find a different career that suits me best. I was captain of my volleyball team sophomore and senior year, and in my opinion, the best way to lead and teach is by making it fun. I am excited to be a part of every Childs life, even if it is making them laugh in the grocery line. I am grateful for the opportunity to make your kiddos smile big before going home. A little bit more about myself: I love crafts, hiking, food, and dogs! I am truly a kid at heart, there’s nothing better than being able to make others happy, while building connections, and social skills. My hours are 9:30a.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Please let me know if you have questions.

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Kira Hood- Preschool Teacher Room 7

My name is Kira Hood and I am 20 years old. I grew up in Fayetteville and I’m currently living in Beechmont. I absolutely love working with children, I have worked with children several years before coming to All About Kids. I went to school for childcare for two years. This will be my fourth year at All About Kids. My hours are 7AM-4PM if you have any questions feel free to ask!

 

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Ashley Bohmer- Preschool Teacher Room 7

Hi, my name is Ashley Bohmer and I work in the Preschool Class . I was born and raised in Kokomo, Indiana and moved to Cincinnati in 2018. I am certified in writing for children and teens as of 2010 and furthered my education with an advanced course in 2018. I look forward to getting my CDA in the future.

I have a passion for making a positive impact in the lives of children, their families, and the community. I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to be teaching at All About Kids. In my free time I like to: write, watch movies, act, sing, draw, visit museums, spend time with my fiancé, family, and friends. My hours are 8:15a.m.-5:15p.m. Monday through Friday and if you need anything, I am always available. As I said, I am thrilled to be here and look forward to working together for our kids.

 

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Kailey Fletcher- Pre- School Teacher in Room 7

Hi, I am Kailey and I am one of the teachers in Pre-School Room 7! I currently hold a Bachelors Degree in English from the University of Cincinnati. I have spent most of my life caring for children and helping them grow! I have a little sister and little brother that keep me busy and certainly on my toes. I love watching kids learn and have fun while doing it! I look forward to working with your children and getting to have some fun with them.

My hours are 9:30a.m. -6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have any questions, feel free to come see me.

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Trinity Turner- Pre-Kindergarten teacher Room 8

Hi, my name is Trinity Turner I grew up around Batavia, Ohio. I have always loved working with kids and knew that it is what I want to do for my life. I went to a career and technical high school for Early Childhood Development and Education. I also go to college at Shawnee University for psychology as I want to become a child protective services worker. I have always been an energetic and friendly person. I love soccer and my favorite thing to do in class is paint with the kids to help them express themselves with something that can be kept, and to be proud of. My hours are Monday-Friday 8:15 a.m.-5:15p.m. Please feel free to speak with me about any of your concerns.

 

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Emily Randolph- School Age Room 9

Hey there! My name is Emily and I love to learn new things. I am a student at UC Clermont, and I am pursuing a paralegal degree currently. I love music, and was in Marching Band through high school at Glen Este and West Clermont participating in Color Guard. I speak a lot of Spanish, and I love to dance. My favorite hobby is to go on picnics. I will be working in the school age class at All About Kids from 8:10 a.m.-5:10 p.m. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.

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Ruth Hale- School Age Room 9/Bus Driver

Hi! My name is Ruth Hale (Rudi) and I will be working with the school-age group and as a bus driver. I was born and raised in the New Richmond, Ohio area. I went to Beckfield College in Kentucky and have an associates degree in Criminal Justice. I have worked with children for over 10 years and have been blessed to have watched what they become in the future. I am planning on getting my CDA soon so I  can grow more as a teacher to children. I have a passion for making a positive impact in the lives of the children and their families. I am so very excited to have the opportunity to become part of All About Kids Community. In my free time I like to: spend time with my fiance, watch tv, do arts and crafts, and do puzzles, and color and play board games or cards. Thank you all so much for reading my bio and if there is anything you need or questions you have do not hesitate to ask. My hours are Monday-Friday 6:30a.m.-10:30p.m. and 2:30p.m-6:30p.m.

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Aria Ware- School Age Room 9

My name is Aria Ware. I just graduated from Anderson High School. I am in the class of 2020 and proud! I will attend UC Clermont in the fall for Early Childhood Education and I would love to own and run my own childcare center one day. I along with others would consider myself to be a funny, caring and patient person. I enjoy doing puzzles and coloring in my free time. I also enjoy watching documentaries and just learning about our world’s history. I am very excited to be a mentor for your children and watch them learn and grow. If you have any questions please feel free to come and see me!

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Paula Pinto- Pre-Kindergarten 2 Room 10

Hello! My name is Paula Pinto and I am a recent graduate from the University of Cincinnati’s Early Childhood Education program. I have wanted to be a teacher my whole life and am very eager to work with students of all ages. I grew up right here in Cincinnati with my parents, younger brother, and our dog. It is a pleasure to watch children develop in their skills. I am eager to foster their growth and guide them to reach their goals. I look forward to working with you and your child! My hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 5:30 pm.

 

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Cindy Clack- Kitchen/Center Multitasker

My name is Cindy Clack and I am the Cook of the center! At AAK, I also drive the bus and you can occasionally find me in the school-age classrooms. I have lived in Ohio all my life, but I often dream of Hawaii. I have been married for over 25 years and together we have 3 children and one beautiful granddaughter. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, I enjoy reading, and my dogs often take me on long walks.

I look forward to getting to know your children and serving their meals. If you ever have any questions, my hours are 6:30-2:30.

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Colleen Wacks- Floater/Sub

Hi, My name is Colleen. I will be working as float here at All About Kids Anderson. I am very excited to get to know the children and their families. I have worked in previous childcare centers and I have always been around children like my nieces and nephews. I am also the godmother to a friends child, and love to support my friends who have children whenever I can. Friends and family are very important to me. In my free time I love to go dancing or have board game nights with my friends. If you ever have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to ask me.

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Faith Rummel- Floater/Sub

My name is Faith Rummel. I graduated from Milford High School class of 2020. I currently attend Wright State University, studying Special Education. I enjoy music and spending time with my family. I have many experiences working with kids. I was a mentor at Mulberry Elementary and I volunteer at camp Flame Catcher at the YMCA, Camp Kern, and help with young kids who have Epilepsy. I have two cats Oliver and Ozzie who are spoiled rotten. I enjoy camping on the weekends. I work from 12:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Please let me know if you have any questions.

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Sydney Johnston- Center Floater

Hi, my name is Sydney. I love to make art, read, laugh, and learn new things-particularly science-related! I graduated from Anderson High School class of 2020 (yay for drive-through graduation) and I am currently enrolled at Miami University Oxford. I am studying Botany. My favorite activities with kids are doing arts and crafts and science projects. I am so excited to work with an awesome team of adults and children alike! I work 8:15 a.m.- 5:15 p.m. as a float around the building. Please let me know if you have any questions.

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Robert Himebaugh- Bus Driver

Hello! My name is Robert Himebaugh. I grew up in Anderson where I attended Summit, Nagel, and Anderson. After I graduated High School, I joined the Marine Corps and served for four years; one year at Miramar and two in OKI. Currently I am attending UC for 4th-6th grade Language Arts and Science teacher. I am a huge gamer on Playstation and Pc. I have always enjoyed working with children because, their primary goal is to just Have Fun! If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. I am excited to help in the school-age program and be a bus driver at All About Kids.

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