ABC Employees Receive High Accolades

In recent months, ABC’s KISR! Enrichment Manager, Austin Gullett, Deputy Director, Rachel Stallings, and Athletic Director at Woodward High School, Jabreel Moton, have each been recognized for their incredible work with ABC and in the Cincinnati community. ABC is incredibly proud of the dedication exemplified by these individuals. We are excited to share their well-deserved achievements

Austin Gullett: 2022 Next Generation of Afterschool Leader, Honored by National Afterschool Association

The National Afterschool Association is the voice of the afterschool profession, and their organization does tremendous work for the advancement of afterschool professionals and leaders. The NAA selected Austin Gullett, KISR Enrichment Manager at ABC, as one of NAA’s 2022 Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders.

According to the organization, “in selecting its 2022 Next Generation of Afterschool Leaders, the National AfterSchool Association sought to highlight emerging young leaders who are active in the broader afterschool community, demonstrate contributions that have started to influence beyond individual programs to entire organizations and communities, are actively engaged in efforts to elevate the afterschool field, have a proven passion for development of themselves and others, and demonstrate persistence in their work to grow as leaders.”

Austin was featured in the Spring 2022 issue of AfterSchool Today- both on the cover, and in a profile on page 33.  Check it out by clicking here:

Rachel Stallings: Ohio Whole Child Network

In February, ABC’s Deputy Director, Rachel Stallings was informed that she was one of only 150 members admitted into the Ohio Whole Child Network. The Ohio Whole Child Network is a brand new initiative from the Ohio Department of Education, which seeks to create a diverse network of educators, school personnel, child- and family-serving organizations and families who support children from early childhood to grade 12 and represent Ohio’s diverse communities. 

The Ohio Whole Child Network is a virtual place where schools, community organizations and families in every region of Ohio can learn from each other, share successes and best practices and support each other in this crucial work.  Together, the network aims to inspire Ohio schools and communities to create supportive and caring environments for children to reach their potential.

Jabreel Moton: SWOADA/OIAAA Athletic Director of the Year

Jabreel Moton had the distinguished honor of being named the Athletic Director of the Year by the Southwest District Ohio Athletic Directors Association. The SWOADA/OIAAA Athletic Director of the Year Award is determined by a vote among fellow athletic directors in the organization, and Jabreel’s amazing work at Woodward High School earned him the honor for 2022.

The organization says, “the SWOADA/OIAAA Athletic Director of the Year is presented to individuals who exemplify the highest standards of their profession and who, through their influence on the lives of young people under their direction, had made significant contributions to their school and community.”