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,

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Kenzee Edwards- Front Desk Assistant

Hiya! My name is Kenzee and I am the front desk assistant here at All About Kids Anderson! I have worked for All About Kids since October of 2017 (though I did take a small hiatus this summer to stay home with my kiddos!)
I began my journey here in Room 4 and spent majority of my time in this classroom building lasting relationships with families and aiding in the growth and development of all the children I had in my classroom.  Working with your children is something I have grown to love more and more, it is a great passion of mine. I have 3 children of my own – my little sister Chayla, my son Zeke, and my daughter Kairie. Our family dynamic is different – but I wouldn’t change it for the world. My fiance Nick, and I are high school sweethearts. We’ve been together since 2014 – pretty crazy! Outside of work I spend my time coaching cheer for our 5/6 year old West Clermont girls – I absolutely adore this! In any free time I do have, I enjoy resting (lol), spending quality time with my kids, crafting and making cheer bows!

My hours are 9:15a-6:15p Monday through Friday.

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Stephanie Curran- Infant Room 1

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 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. if you need anything please let me know!


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Megan Farrell- Infant Room 1

Hi Parents, I am Megan Farrell. I am from Anderson but I currently live in Linwood, with my husband Jeffery and our two cats Nala and Mama. I actually graduated from Anderson High School in 2018. For a few years I helped my sister in law with her two girls, my nieces. I have really enjoyed the infant stages of both of them so that is what made me want to be a small part of your kids journey! I look forward to working with you and your children. I am very thrilled to start my journey with All About Kids. A few of my favorite things are definitely Halloween or anything spooky and scary. I also love Christmas and the holiday season. I can’t wait to meet and work with you. Please let me know if you have questions! My hours are 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

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Amy Ritchy- Infant Room 1

Hello everyone, my name is Amy and I am new to the Cincinnati area. I am originally from Chardon, OH but for the past 18 years I have lived in Canton. A job transfer brought my husband and I to the New Richmond area. I am a mom of 2, Adam and Lexi, and a bonus mom of 2 more, Logan and Mariah. Our children are adults now but out 3 year old Shiatzu keeps us entertained! I have been in childcare for the past 23 years and I enjoy watching children  grow up and do amazing things. I am excited for this new position and I am looking forward to meeting new families and friends here. I will be in the infant room from 9 am to 6 pm daily. Please reach out to me with any questions or concerns. “I’m here to help!”

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Shannon Gyamfi- Infant Room 2

Hi, I am Shannon. I grew up in a small town in Indianan. I moved to Cincinnati with my husband. We now have two handsome sons Oheneba and his younger brother Adric. 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 7:00a.m.-3:00p.m. in the Infant Room 2 class.

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Shiann Troxell- Infant Room 2

Hello! My name is Shiann Troxell. I will be working in the infant room. I am from Amelia and currently live in Mt. Washington with my bestfriend Mason, and our ten guinea pigs. Mason is my funny and loving son. I graduated in 2019 from Live Oaks Cosmetology Program. I look forward to meeting and getting to know all the families that come through the Infant Program at All About Kids. My hours will be 8:15a.m.-5:15p.m. Monday through Friday. If you ever have any questions please feel free to ask.

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Cassandra Davis- Early Toddler Room 3

Hi, my name is Cassandra Davis. I was born and raised in Cincinnati. I have one beautiful daughter who is named Jay Sandra. My favorite colors are red and black. I love to work out , go on walks, swim, go on road trips with my daughter. I also like to travel, and see the world. One place that I would really like to go but have not been to yet is Paris. It is very beautiful and has a lot of history I would love to learn about. The reason I chose to work with kids and become a teacher is because, I love  working with them, teaching them, and helping shape them into the young adults they become. Please see me with any questions, comments, or concerns. My hours will be 7:00a.m.-3:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

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Ashley Theaderman- Early Toddler Room 3

My name is Ashley. I love the color pink, bunnies, and eating chicken and ramen. In my free time I love to take pictures of the sky, play video games and cook! I am excited to work with this amazing team and the children here at All About Kids.

My hours are 8:15am-5:15p.m.

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Joan Miller- Toddler Room 4

Hi, My name is Joan Miller. My two favorite people call me GiGi. I formerly lived in Indiana, where I raised my two daughters. I have 14 years years of experience in Education and very much enjoy teaching children. I am passionate about positive motivation in the classroom, as well as in life. Positivity can help children reach their full potential. Since the births of my two granddaughters my desire to nurture other children has been renewed. I am excited about working with your children at AAK-Anderson. If you have any questions or concerns please let me know. My hours will be Monday through Friday 8:10 a.m.-5:10 p.m.

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Katie Vance- Toddler Room 4

Hello, my name is Katie Vance, I was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. I absolutely adore teaching young children and I am so excited to start my journey here! My goal is to go back to school for education and work my way to becoming a high school teacher. I love things like Pokemon, Zelda and Disney as well. If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to reach out! My hours are from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. I am looking forward to this new chapter!

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Vicki Adkins- Toddler Room 4

Hello! My name is Vicki, I am 23 years old. I’ve always been passionate about working with children. I graduated in 2018 and started babysitting a family friend’s son right after. Seeing children’s minds grow and being a part of that brings me joy. I love cats, I personally have 4 and a dog as well. I live with my fiance and our daughter. They are my pride and joy. In my free time I enjoy arts and crafts of any kind, playing video games with my fiance and playing with our daughter. I am super excited to start my journey in the career I’ve always dreamed about. I cannot wait to build relationships with you and your children.

My hours are 9am-6pm

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Kacee Edwards- Early Preschool Room 6

Hi! My name is Kacee Edwards. My journey at All About Kids began in 2018, I have worked in the Early Preschool room, Pre-K and now Toddler room 5! I absolutely love working with children and it has always been a passion of mine. I am currently a student at the University of Cincinnati. I am working towards my Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education. I am so grateful to get the opportunity to do what I love in the building that structured me into the early childhood educator I am today.

I have a daughter who is my absolute pride and joy to say the least. I love to sing and dance with my Adi Jo during our free time. She is my mini me to the fullest. We love to go explore outdoors, play soccer, and eat dino chicken nuggies, hehe.

My hours are 7am-3pm Monday through Friday! If you have any questions, concerns or comments, please do not hesitate to reach out!!

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Tasha Kelly- Early Toddler Room 3

Hello, my name is Ms. Tasha! I have a 2 year old dog named Nugget. My favorite super hero is Batman. I really enjoy being outside. My favorite time of year is the fall, right before winter begins! I have an older sister and a younger brother. I like doing landscape work and going on walks with Nugget.

I am excited to work with your children. My hours are 8:15a-5:15p Monday through Friday.

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Kendra Meiser- Toddler Room 4

Hi! My name is Kendra, I am 20 years old. I have three pets; I have a cat named Lucy and two crested geckos named Delta and Nitrous. I have lived in Ohio my entire life. I went to a trade school and took autobody classes. I cannot wait to work with your children as they are in our care and watch them grow! My hours are 9-6 if you have any questions, comments or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out!

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Taylor Smith- Early Preschool Room 6

Hi, my name is Taylor Smith. I grew up in a small town in Eastern Kentucky on a family farm. I had so much fun spending time with family, all my little cousins, and playing with the horses and dogs! I moved from my college town to Cincinnati with my boyfriend and our dog, Midas. When I am not at work I can probably be found at the Reds or FC Cincinnati games or playing fetch with my dog. I am pursuing my degree in Psychology, and aspire to work in Child Psychology.  If you need anything, feel free to reach out! I look forward to meeting you and  your little ones! My hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Kailey Fletcher- Preschool 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 7:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have any questions, feel free to come see me.

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Katherine Moore- Preschool Room 7

Hi, my name is Katherine. I have a love for animals, being around kids, and being outdoors exploring nature. I plan to become a pediatric nurse in the near future. I am the oldest of all my cousins. I have one brother as well. I have six animals of my own, 3 dogs (Henry, Champ, and Roscoe), and 3 cats (Bella, Jax, and Lonzo). I am excited to begin working with you and your family. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, comments, or concerns you may have about your children and the class. My hours are Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m.- 5:15 p.m.

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Bri Linton- Preschool Room 7

Hi, My name is Bri (Brianna) Linton. I love teaching children to be the best versions of themselves. I have about three years of teaching experience. I went to Live Oaks for my last two years of high school for Early Childhood Education. I love seeing the efforts made by children and their moments of success. Outside of teaching, I really enjoy video games like Mario and The Legend of Zelda series. Please feel free to contact me if you ever need anything. My hours will be Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

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Erica Kelly- Pre-Kindergarten Room 8

Hello, My name is Erica Kelly. I have interests in math, video games, reading, soccer, hockey and a lot of other things. I am currently studying to become a teacher for early childhood as well as for special needs. I am very excited to embark on new experiences and to help in the education process of young learners. If you ever have any questions please do not hesitate to ask. My hours will be 7:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Jeff Shavinsky- Pre-Kindergarten Room 8

Hi, My name is Jeff Shavinsky. I am originally from Minnesota where I took care of my senior parent. I have a lot of jobs in a Church and Urban Outreach with kids and families. In 2012 I moved to Cincinnati and then to this area a few years later. I got involved with Crossroads Church in Oakley where I work with their childcare team and helped teach Sunday school. I am very well respected and loved by the parents, staff, volunteers, and children there. I always love doing arts and crafts especially with the kids . Right now I am learning how to make crepe paper flowers. If you have any questions I will be here Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m.-5:15p.m.

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Kendra Linton- Pre-Kindergarten Room 8

Hello my name is Kendra Linton and I am so excited to be teaching here. All throughout my life teaching has been my passion and my dream job. I have over a year experience running my own classroom and over four years of experience with children in general throught babysiting. I currently go to college and will graduate with my Associates degree in December of 2022. My favorite part about teaching is being able to see my students happy! I love to see them learning and enjoying what they are learning. Outside of teaching I really enjoy music. I love going to concerts, traveling, and music means a lot to me. I also really enjoy photography and collecting all kinds of earrings (I’m sure you will see them). I am so exctied to be teaching in the Pre-K class and if you have questions let me kow. My hours will be 9:30a.m.-6:30p.m.

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Brittanie Perkins- School Age Room 9

Hi, my name is Brittanie Perkins. I was born in Colorado and moved around a lot during my childhood. My favorite color is purple. I enjoy working out, reading, putting puzzle together, and listening to music. I am an adventurous person and love to travel. I have traveled to many states and been out of the country. I graduated in May of 2023 from Mount St. Joseph University with my Bachelor’s Degree in Educational Studies with a minor in Business Administration. I served in the U.S. Army and loved the experience I went through. I enjoy working with children of all ages. I am excited to be here and working with all of your children. 

I will be opening room 9 and you’ll see me helping out in other classrooms throughout the building. Please do not hesitate to to ask me any questions you may have. My hours are 6:30a-2:30p Monday-Friday.

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Zachary King- School Age Room 9

Hello. my name is Zach! I have been working in childcare for about a year now. I will be working with the school agers and I am excited to get to know all the new families and staff! I have previously worked at Kids First Too as a parkour instructor. I will be working a split shift as my hours are 6:30 am-8:30 am & 12:00 pm-6:00 pm. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out!

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Anna Profumo- School Age Room 9

Hi, my name is Anna! I am a first year at the University of Cincinnati, but I am from Louisville, KY. I went to North Oldham High School and co-oped my senior year at The Temple Preschool. I have been babysitting regularly for about 4 years on weekends, school breaks, and during summer. In my free time I like to hang out with friends, go on runs or to the gym, and I love to read. I also love all animals. I have over 20 pets at home which include dogs, a cat, chickens, bunnies, and horses! I am very excited to get to know the families at All About Kids. My hours are 3 pm-6 pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday if you have any questions or concerns for me!

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Jacob Daniels- Pre-Kindergarten Room 10

Hi, my name is Jacob Jamal Daniels. I was raised in Toledo, OH, but I attended at the University of Cincinnati after graduating High School in Toledo. I graduated this summer of 2023 from UC gaining my Bachelor’s Degree. In Toledo, I attended Gesu Private School throughout elementary and middle school, and attended/graduated from St. Johns Jesuit Catholic Highschool! I am very excited to get to know the children coming into room 10. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out! My hours are 8:15 am-5:15 pm Monday-Friday.

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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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Sariah Price- Sub/Float

Hi, my name is Sariah Price and I am one of the teachers in room 6. I have a very large family and from a very young age, I have helped care for my siblings and little cousins. I always had a passion for working with kids, so finally getting to do so is simply amazing! I currently live in Eastgate, with my two crazy kiddos who keep me super busy. Biologically these two are my little cousins, but I have full legal custody of Layah and currently in the process of adopting Brysen! Getting to raise these two as my own is one of the best things to ever happen to me. My hours are Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.. Please feel free to ask me any questions. I look forward to meeting you and your family!

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Karlie Mathews- Float

Hi, my name is Karlie Mathews. I am a student at the University of Cincinnati. I am majoring in Criminal Justice, and plan on attending law school in the future. Some of my hobbies include hanging out with friends, watching movies and shows, and doing a lot of outdoor activities such as kayaking, golfing, and tennis. I have babysat in the past and have always enjoyed being around children. I am very excited to join this team and interact with the children whether that be fun activities, or helping them grow intellectually. My hours will be Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and I will be a float around the building.

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Stephanie Perry- Float

Hello, My name is Stephanie Perry. I grew up just across the river in Highland Heights, Kentucky. I currently live in New Richmond with my husband Cody, Dog-Remington, and every weekend my niece Savannah. I decided to follow my childhood dream of working with children by working in a daycare center during high school and then spending almost 19 years (1month shy) in peoples homes as a nanny. I have helped with children from newborn all the way to college. I really enjoy seeing their faces when they discover something new or come to the realization that they have accomplished something they once thought was impossible. I look forward to working with you and your children! I am so excited to start this new chapter in my life as a member of All About Kids team! Please feel free to come and chat if you have any questions. My hours will be Monday-Friday from 6:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

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Heather Louis- Float

Hello! My name is Heather Louis. I was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio with my 3 siblings who have 7 children all together. I love taking care of my nieces and nephews, spending time with them and watching them grow and accomplish new things! I am a proud aunt who has been reminded of how beautiful childhood innocence is and am amazed at how my “niblings” have grown. I look forward to working with your children and seeing their own accomplishments and reaching new milestones!

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Caitlyn Richardson- Early Preschool Room 6

Hi, I am Caitlyn and I am currently a teacher in room 6. I have a beautiful daughter and we have a cat. My daughter and I like to spend a lot of time outdoors taking walks and enjoying nature, but we also like to go shopping. We share a love of Winnie-the-Pooh and playing in water. I have always enjoyed working with children and I am passionate about teaching them new skills. My goal as a teacher is to help children reach their potential in their journey towards developmental milestones. A fun fact about myself is that my sister is 4 years older but we share a birthday. I work 8:15 am to 5:15 pm so we can connect about your child when you pick them up for the day.

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Ms. Narhiya- Float

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