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Jim and Cathy Sunderman- Owners

Jim Sunderman is a graduate of Xavier University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Jim has over 40 years of management experience. Jim and Cathy are also the owners of the All About Kids West Fork location. Jim was the successful owner of an independent grocery store for many years. The grocery business ran in his family and he was the fourth generation to take up the trade. After the family sold the store, Jim was approached with the idea of building a childcare center on the west side of town. He was impressed with the quality of care at All About Kids Liberty Township when he went for a visit and decided that this would be a wonderful opportunity for his family. Jim is very involved at both centers and you will often see Rosie, Jim’s beagle, right by his side while he is working at the center. 

Cathy Sunderman graduated from The University of Cincinnati with an associate degree in 1979. Jim and Cathy were married in 1980 and have four daughters and eight grandchildren. She spent many years as a stay-at-home mother and also cared for a few children in her house as well. During this time, she was a Girl Scout leader, softball coach, and girls’ basketball co-coordinator at St. Ignatius School. Cathy worked alongside Jim at the grocery store with their four daughters. After the grocery store was sold, she worked for a major retailer in downtown Cincinnati for 11 years. She now helps out at both daycare centers. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends.

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Kelli Banks- Director

Hello, I am the Director of the All About Kids Oak Hills location. I have been in the childcare field for 35 years. I am a mom to a wonderful son, Randy, and two fur babies, Cash & June, who are both Shih-Tzu’s. I enjoy spending time with my family, going to the movies & the pool, and working in my flower garden.

I love working with all the families here at the center. Please feel free to contact me at the center. My office hours are Monday-Friday 6:30am-2:30pm, or by appointment.

 

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Carly Oborn- Business Manager

 

Hi, my name is Carly Oborn and I have been working with All About Kids Childcare and Learning Center since 2008. In 2005, I graduated from The College of Mount Saint Joseph with a bachelor’s degree in business. I first started working when I was a child at my family’s grocery store on Beekman Street. I learned many good life lessons at that store and am grateful to have had that experience. When my family decided to open the All About Kids Green Township location, I was excited about the new opportunity. I worked out of our West Fork Road location for five years and have been working between both locations since we opened the Filview Circle location in 2013. I love watching the children learn and grow. It’s amazing to see how much they change in the course of a couple of years. Now that my husband, Andy, and I have a daughter and young son, I see first hand how precious these years are because they pass by so quickly. In my spare time I like to be outdoors, go to concerts, and work on projects around our house. I am so lucky to have the opportunity to work with such wonderful children, families and co-workers!

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Liah Earls- Assistant Director

My Husband, Carlos, and I have two boys, CJ & Connor, who keep us on our toes.  We all love playing sports and spending time with friends and family!  I graduated from Mother of Mercy High School in 2002.  After High School, I attended Cincinnati State and received my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.  I went on to Union Institute and University where I received my Bachelors Degree and Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. I enjoy playing on my family’s softball team, especially with my amazing cousin Holly.

I have really enjoyed building a relationship with each family, and I’m excited to continue to grow these relationships at the front desk!

 

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Emily Jorden- Infant Teacher, Room 1

I’ve worked with children for 24 years, and I’ve been with All About Kids for 6 of those years. My favorite things to do outside of work is cooking, shopping, and hanging out with friends.

I’m happy to be a part of the All About Kids team. My goal is to give the children a loving and safe environment.

 

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Madison Boyers- Infant Teacher, Room 1

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Tara Bailey- Infant Teacher, Room 2

I am married to my best friend, James! We have 4 children, and 4 grandchildren, who we love to spoil! I have many years of childcare experience, and enjoy working with the infants and teaching them new things!

There are a lot of milestones that happen in my classroom, which I love to see! The babies learn to crawl, walk, and say simple words. I love to spoil your babies and I love with new babies join the fun!

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Tricia Everett- Infant Teacher, Room 2

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Catie Turner- Infant Teacher, Room 2

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Tara Stephens- Kitchen Manager

 

Hi! My name is Tara Stephens and I am very excited to be a part of the All About Kids team! I have worked with children for many years and truly have a passion for childcare. I have three children of my own and they keep me pretty busy. I also have ten cats that I adore. In my spare time I enjoy knitting, cooking, scrap booking, stamp collecting, square dancing and playing video games.

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Allyson Keller- Infant Teacher, Room 2

Hello, I’m Allyson and I am a 2018 graduate of Oak Hills High School. I have previously worked at Panera Bread and Western Hills Retirement Village. My hobbies include practicing gymnastics, exercising and walking.

I am so happy to be a part of the All About Kids community! I’m super excited to give your kids a fun and exciting place to play and learn!

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Kylie Hayes- Older Infants, Room 3

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Kelly Bova- Infant Teacher, Room 3

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Sara Cassiere- Toddler Teacher, Room 4

I graduated in 2010 from Cincinnati State with my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, and an Associate Pre-K Teaching License. I also received certificates for Infant/Toddler Early Childhood Education and Literacy. I have been working in childcare for nine years! I love children with all my heart and I enjoy teaching them! I’m looking forward to sharing my knowledge and helping each child based on their individual needs.

I’m here to work with your children and to help them as they grow. I would like to teach each child about respecting each other and believe in themselves.

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Katie Wurster- Toddler Teacher, Room 4

I’m 26 years old, and I previously worked in the aftercare program at St. Aloysius Gonzaga.  My passion is working with kids.  I love being with my friends, watching sports, dancing, and eating!

I believe children are our future.  I want to inspire your children to follow their dreams, and give them love and support.  I hope their days here are full of laughter and memories.  One day, in the future, I hope to run into them and hear them say “Hey that’s Ms. Katie!”

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Allison Patton- Young Toddlers, Room 4

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Ashley Carson- Toddler Teacher, Room 5

Hi, my name is Ashley Carson and I am twenty four years old. I recently married my best friend, Jake. I have lived in Cincinnati my entire life.

I attended St. Jude Elementary School and graduated from Mother of Mercy High School in 2013. That fall, I attended Xavier University and was enrolled in their nursing program for three semesters. I am currently taking a little time off from school.

The day after I graduated high school, I started working at Auctions by Maggie. I was responsible for setting up a room for auctions that were held every week and also worked as a cashier. I worked there for about a year and a half until I received a job offer from All About Kids, which I’m excited to start! I think that this job is a good fit for me because I have always been around young kids and am really good with them.

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Maria Hessling- Toddler Teacher, Room 5

Hi! My name is Maria Hessling. I am 22 years old. I attended Seton High School for three years and then I transferred to Taylor High School, from which I recently graduated. I also play soccer for UC Clermont with an undecided Major.

I am the youngest of four children. I have two older brothers, Ryan and Jake. I also have a sister, Ashley, who currently works in Room 5 as well.  Jake used to be a school age teacher at All About Kids until he moved to Charleston, South Carolina.

I enjoy playing soccer and FIFA, reading and horse back riding in my free time. I look forward to working with your kids!

 

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Karis Pitchford- Toddlers, Room 5

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Kayla Carlton- Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, Room 8

Hello, my name is Kayla. I have previous childcare experience working at a daycare called Creative Kids Learning Center, and worked there until I left to care for my son when I became a mom. My husband, Adam, and I live on the west side of Cincinnati and we have a son named, Mason. I’m so excited to be able to get to know each of you and your children!

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Samantha Hoffman- Older Toddlers, Room

I am currently a Freshman at The University of Cincinnati where I am studying pre-physical therapy.  Growing up, I would always watch my nieces who are now three and seven years old.

I’m looking forward to working with your children and I can’t wait to watch them grow!

Restaurant: Chick-fil-a

Store: Target,

Animal:  Elephant, Color: Pink, Drink: Sweet Tea, Season: Summer, Candy: Twix, Hobby: Traveling

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Cara Streithorst- Substitute Teacher

Hi! My name is Cara Striethorst and I’m very excited to be working at All About Kids. I started working with children when I babysat for families around my neighborhood. I have always had a love for children. I graduated Oak Hills High School in 2017 and I am now attending The University of Cincinnati. I love to meet new people and spend time with my friends and family. I look forward to meeting the children and watching them grow!

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Mary Ann Moellman- Pre-Kindergarten, Room 8

Hi, my name is Mary Ann Moellman. I have a degree in Early Childhood Education. I have worked with children for over 30 years. I have always loved working with children all my life. I am very excited about joining All About Kids and continuing my career here working with the toddlers.

I am single and live with my extended family of my sister, her husband, nephew and my father. We are a very close family. I love baking and cooking. My life has been filled with the love I get from my family and the children I have taken care of the past 30 years.

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Barb Muenchen- Pre-Kindergarten, Room 10

Hi! My name is Barb and I have lived in Cincinnati my entire life. I have over thirty years of experience in Early Childhood Education. I have a degree in Child Development and Early Childhood Education from the University of Cincinnati, and I specialize in Kindergarten readiness.

My daughter is a graduate of The University of  Cincinnati, with a Communications degree, and a certificate in Public Relations. My wonderful husband, Ed, and I live in Dent. I am also an artist and enjoy gardening and traveling.

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Karen Fay- Pre-Kindergarten, Room 10

Hello my name is Karen Fay. I graduated from McAuley High School in 2010. After high school, I went to Mount St. Joseph University to pursue my passion of working with children. I have my Bachelors Degree in Special Education. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I look forward to meeting you and working with your children.

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Debbie Fuson- School Age Teacher, Room 9

Hi, my name is Debbie Fuson and I am very excited to be a part of the team here at All About Kids. I have worked with children of all ages for over 34 years. My experience includes working at Cincinnati Public Schools as an assistant for Special Ed children, working with The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Cincinnati as a Program Leader, and also working as a GED instructor for non-profit organizations. I am a proud mother of 4 and Mamaw of 5. My passion in life is to be able to help put a smile on a child’s face and to further their education with my experience. My favorite past time hobbies are going to flea markets, yard sales, and auctions. I have dedicated my life to working with children by helping them further their education so they can be successful in whatever path they may choose to follow.

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Julie Holt- School Age Teacher, Room 9

Hello, my name is Julie. I have worked i childcare since my senior year in high school, which was a long time ago. I moved on to the medical field for a while. I also worked at All About Kids West Fork in the past. I have three children, two dogs and a fish. My family keeps my husband and I very busy. I am happy to be here and to get to know your children and help them grow.

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Jessica Rathbone- School Age Teacher, Room 9

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Cassidy Pellman- Infant Teacher, Room 2

I have 4 dogs, and my family likes to call me the “Crazy dog lady.” Before working for All About Kids, I worked at a doggy daycare!  One day, I hope to be a Pediatric Oncologist. I love helping children & animals as much as I can!

I’m so excited to work at All About Kids! I can’t wait to watch your children grow!  I hope to give your family the best experience possible here at All About Kids.

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Delaney Dirr- Infant Teacher, Room 3

Hello, my name is Delaney. I have lived in Cincinnati my whole life. I attended Seton High School and played volleyball during my four years there. Growing up, I would babysit for my neighbors and family friends. I love being around children. I am so excited to be a part of the All About Kids team! I look forward to working with your children to watch them grow.

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Kaylynn Bowman- Substitute Teacher

I am 19 years old, and graduated from Oak Hills High School in 2018.  I now attend Mount St. Joseph University.  I’m majoring in Special Education Preschool-12th Grade, and Generalized Education K-5th grade.  I love kids, and hope to work with them forever.

I’m so excited to be working with your children and helping them to learn.  I want to be a part of your child’s bright future.  I hope to provide you and your child with the best early childhood experience.

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