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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Rachel Moreland- Assistant Director

Hello, my name is Rachel Moreland. I am the assistant director here at All About Kids Anderson. I am a native resident of Kentucky. I have lived in Kentucky my whole life. I am a huge fan of the UK Wildcats! I have two cats, who are my fur babies. I graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a focus in Child Development. I also have a minor in Human Services. I have worked with children babysitting since I was fourteen, and my childcare job was at a local childcare and learning center near where I lived. I was eighteen, fresh out of high school, with a diploma in hand and asked for a job working with young toddlers. My love for children has grown from there. I hope to soon obtain my Child Development Associates Degree. When I am not working, I like to spend my time with my boyfriend, and my cats. I am the lady with a coffee nearby and a smile on her face. I am very thankful for this opportunity! Please let me know how I can best help you and your family! My hours are 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

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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 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. 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 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 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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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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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 a.m.-3:00 pm!

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Rebekah Kenyon- 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 8:10 a.m. -5:10 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.

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Clarissa Craig- Early Toddler Room 3

Hello my name is Ms. Clarissa. I am from Brown County Ohio. I am a believer of always being kind to everyone. Before coming to this career path I would babysit for my older siblings, and that is when I knew I wanted to work with children. I am very patient and that comes in handy while teaching. I always believe in having fun while learning, and being patient, and understanding while you teach. Some other things about me is I love animals, my favorite colors are blue and purple. Some of my hobbies are hiking, crafting, and baking. I can not wait to watch your babies grow and do wonderful things. If you ever have any questions please do not hesitate to ask. I look forward to meeting you and your family. My hours are 9:30 a.m. -6:30 p.m.

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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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Vicky Bosch- Toddler Room 4

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 had worked at a daycare in Florida and loved spending time with with the kids. My favorite color is green. I am excited to be working with toddlers in room 4. 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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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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Kathryn Elam- Toddler 2 Teacher Room 5

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My name is Kathryn but I go by Katey. I went to New Richmond High School growing up. I will be working in the Toddler 2 room 5 classroom here at All About Kids. I have always loved interacting with kids.  Seeing what they come up with next, and what they can do is truly amazing. I am so excited to see your kids grow more and more each day, into themselves. I firmly believe it takes a village to raise a child. Thank you for letting me be apart of your child(rens) journey! If you ever need anything please do not hesitate to ask. My hours are 9:30a.m.-6:30 p.m.

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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.-5:15 p.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. I have been with All About Kids for several years now, and love it. My hours are 7:10 a.m. -4:10 p.m. if you have any questions feel free to ask!

 

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Ashley Flynn- Preschool Teacher Room 7

Hi, my name is Ashley Flynn 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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Beth Steele- Pre-Kindergarten teacher Room 8

Hello, my name is Ms. Beth. I am originally from Northeast Ohio and I graduated at Cleveland State University with a double bachelor’s in Communication and Digital Media. My daughter Ellie, is why I have such a love for all kids now! Even though Ellie’s best friend our silver lab named Butters, I very much prefer my two cats. In my spare time, I am doing wedding videography or working on my novel that seems to be never ending! If you have any questions for me, feel free to ask. My hours are 7:10 a.m.-4:10 p.m.

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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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Cheyenne Garland- Pre-Kindergarten Teacher Room 8

Hi! My name is Cheyenne Garland. I have been working in the childcare field for a few years now and I will say, it has been the best years of my life. I was born and raised in Lafollette, TN until I was 7. When my parents separated I moved around a lot. I eventually found my way to Dayton, Oh about 8 years ago. For a short time we were in the state of Washington. After about 6 months of being back in Dayton, I decided to give Cinci a try and I LOVE it!! A little bit about myself; I graduated from a career center and earned my cosmetology license, I’m a member of 3 different car groups in Ohio, and I love the outdoors. I am really looking forward to an amazing year with your children and I can not wait to meet you all! My hours are 9:30 a.m.-6:30. p.m. If you ever have any questions please feel free to ask.

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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 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. If you have any questions please feel free to ask.

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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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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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Reagan Lewis.- Floater/Sub

My name is Reagan Lewis. I went to high school at Purcell Marian, I was class of 2020. I am now at the University of Cincinnati where I am studying Early Childhood Education. I love art, music, and baking, it helps me to destress. I have been working with children since I was about fourteen. I have been babysitting since then, it has really helped me to realize that I want to work with kids, but I started off wanting to write and illustrate children’s books. I am super excited to work with this amazing team and all the children here at All About Kids.  If you have any questions please feel free to see me.

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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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