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.
Ashley Davis is the Resource Coordinator at Woodford Paideia Academy. She started with ABC at the beginning of the 2022-23 school year.
Heather England is the Resource Coordinator at Rockdale Academy. Heather has connected with ABC’s partners to strengthen Rockdale and its community. She loves working with the family and students. Her plan is to continue communication with students, staff and the community and create new partnerships.
Prior to her role at Rockdale, Heather worked in roles to support preschool children for over 20 years.
Angel Griffin is the Resource Coordinator at Frederick Douglass Elementary School. Angel loves engaging with the community and partners to better service the students.
Karen Hordinski is the Resource Coordinator at Spencer Center for Gifted and Exceptional Students, joining ABC in the fall of 2022. She is passionate about helping students grow in competency and self-confidence through enrichment opportunities, service-learning, and leadership.
Karen has a M.Ed and a B.A. in Social Work and Psychology. Having raised two daughters in Cincinnati Public Schools, she is thrilled to be on the ABC team and provide opportunities to children in our city. Prior to ABC, Karen served as a Case Worker for the FreeStore, a youth director, and was the Director of Student Outreach for over twenty-five years at a private school in Cincinnati.
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!
Cyril Martin is the Resource Coordinator at the Hartwell School.
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.