Darcus Anderson is the Community Resource Coordinator for Roselawn Condon School, she is employed by Activities Beyond the Classroom. Darcus previously worked for Talbert House as a Mental Health Provider, where she coordinated resources and facilitated individual, group, and classroom presentations to help increase students social skills. Darcus has a M.Ed in Counseling and a Bachelors in Psychology.
Dana Bierman is the Community Resource Coordinator for Aiken New Tech High School, employed by Activities Beyond the Classroom. She coordinates and implements community partnerships and programs by engaging families and residents to support students in learning and life skills. She also facilitates the alignment of district-wide initiatives and community involvement to strengthen services for students and families. Born and raised in Cincinnati, Dana worked in HR management in the private sector for more than 20 years before entering the field of education.
Prior to joining ABC in 2019, Onyango served as the School Resource Coordinator at Cheviot School, starting in 2013, where he will continue in that role. He has a bachelor’s degree in studio art from Central State University, specializing in Graphic Arts. He also worked for Beech Acres Parenting Center as a School Based Case Manager, providing him experience as a qualified mental-health specialist. He provided crisis support for students to assist them with emotional issues and traumatic events while they were at school. He also worked for Children’s Home of Cincinnati as a behavioral health technician, providing direct service to children with mental-health needs in an after-school program.
As a Resource Coordinator at Cheviot School/Cincinnati Gifted Academy West, he has been able to attain some newsworthy events and programs, such as having the first Community Health Fair at the school, and partnering with a farmer’s market that is open year-round to combat lack of healthy food resources in the area. In May of 2019, Mt. St. Joseph University awarded him with the honor of being named the Community Partner of the Year, representing Cheviot School.
Krushawna Harper is the Resource Coordinator at Rockdale Academy. Krushawna is passionate about helping and serving others, and is very active in the Cincinnati community.
Krushawna served three years on Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Family Advisory Council. In addition, she currently serves as a Governing Body Member of Austism and We, and as Ambassador for the Ohio Chapter of Charting the Lifecourse.
Cheri Jordan has worked within the Cincinnati Public School district in various key roles for the past thirteen years. Most recently she was able to build meaningful community partnerships for the students within CPS as the Volunteer Manager with the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative.
Cheri’s main goal in her role as the Resource Coordinator for Silverton Elementary, is to build and continue meaningful relationships between the surrounding community and the families of the school.
Aside from work, Cheri is a wife and mother of three. She enjoys outdoor activities, music and anything else fun that allows her family to enjoy life together!
Taneeka Porter is the Resource Coordinator for Covedale School. She is a graduate of Wright State University with a degree in Liberal Studies and Sociology. Taneeka has over ten years of experience working with youth in her community in several different aspects such as; Camp Counselor, Preschool Teacher, Paraprofessional, Mentor Coordinator and Mentor. In her role here at ABC she coordinates and implements community partnerships and programs by engaging Covedale families and the community.
Shelby has been involved with Cincinnati Public Schools in various capacities for more than 15 years. Her involvement started through her children at Fairview-Clifton German Language School and Walnut Hills High School.
She started working at Winton Hills Academy in 2015 as the resource community assistant and technology teacher and was promoted to the Community Resource Coordinator in November of 2016. She is striving for greatness in the community and is excited to be a part of the Activities Beyond the Classroom team.
When she isn’t helping the school and community, Shelby enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter in 3rd grade, son in 6th grade and oldest daughter who is attending college in Hawaii.