of Springboro
790 N Main St, Springboro, OH 45066 • (937) 748-1260

Our Staff

Owners - Ed & Bonnie Doczy

Ed and Bonnie live in Springboro and have been involved in the community for years. They have been the owners of Kids 'R' Kids Sringboro since its inception of April 1, 2002.  They have two children, Jordan and Samantha.  Even though their children are grown, their love for young learners and passion for quality education has never ceased.  Ed and Bonnie are very involved in the center's daily operations and are thrilled to be able to walk the halls, giving out smiles and hugs to all the children. 

Center Director- Tyler Mayhugh

My name is Tyler Mayhugh. I live in Miamisburg, OH. I graduated from Kenton Ridge High School in 2006. From there I went onto Urbana University and graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2011 with a Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education. I have worked at Kids R Kids Learning Academy fof Springboro since January, 2013. In my free time I enjoy playing golf, spending time with my family and attending sporting events. I love the family, friendly atmosphere at Kids R Kids and everything that Kids R Kids International offers for their franchises, staff, families and students. 

Administrative Assistant - Kelle Bentley

My name is Kelle Bentley. I live in Miamisburg, Oh. I Graduated from Miamisburg High School in 2006 and attended Sinclair Community College for 4 years in their Early Childhood Education Program and am currently finishing up my Child Development Associates. I began working at Kids R Kids Learning Academy in April, 2013. In my free time I enjoy reading books and spending time with my husband outdoors. I love the excellerated curriculum Kids R Kids International provides for each Franchise and the warm and inviting atmosphere of the staff and families here at Kids R Kids. 

Early Infant Lead Teacher- Marie Reno

My name is Marie Reno. I live in Hunter, Oh. I have worked at Kids R Kids Learning Academy of Springboro since 2014. I graduated from Ridgeville High School in 2001. From there I attended Miami University of Middletown where I graduated with my Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education in 2006. I love spending time with my 4 children, Cadence, Colton, Cayleigh and Chloe. I enjoy getting to know all of the families here at Kids R Kids. 

Early Preschool Lead Teacher- Carly Luken

My name is Carly Luken. I have worked at Kids R Kids since June 2015. I graduated from Monroe High School and from there attended college at Miami University where I studied Child Psychology. I take immense pride in my job and I love getting to know all of the kids and their families. In my free time I am an avid reader. I think that literacy is a very big part of learning.

 

Prek Blue Assistant- Denise Brasher

Prek Gold Lead- Kim Norris

Prek Gold Assistant- Carolyn Kay

Prek Gold Assistant- Sue Williams

Early Toddler Assistant- Candie Crane

Preschool Gold Lead Teacher- Kelly McKnight

My name is Kelly McKnight. I was born in Philadelphia, PA but raised in New Jersey. Shortly, after high school I moved to Florida to earn a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and currently pursuing my Masters of Education in Instructional Design. I started working at Kids R Kids in November, 2017 and I am motivated to become the best teacher I can be. 

 

Preschool Gold Lead Teacher- Misty Cronk

My name is Misty Cronk. I am originally from Kentucky and moved to Ohio in 2016. I have a degree in Medical Secretarial Science, Medical Transcition and an Assocites in Accounting. I have been working with kids for just over thirteen years and I look forward to being a part of your young child's educational journey. 

Toddler Lead Teacher- Shena Pruett.

My name is Shena Pruett. I have been working with childern for thirteen years and I truly love it! In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends. My hobbies included; singing, walking and traveling. I am the mother four grown adult childern; two boys and two girls. I am excited to spend each day in the classroom and treating your child with love and understanding. 

Assistant Director- Cody Buffenbarger 

Hello! My name is Cody Buffenbarger and I am the new assistant director. I am from Franklin, Ohio. After high school I attended and graduated from Wright State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership. During the spring time I coach high school boys tennis at Franklin high school. In my spare time I am extremely passionate about all sports, reading and spending time with my family and friends. I am very excited about joining Kids R Kids and I already began to love the family environment. 

Early Toddler Lead Teacher- Brittany Tipton

Hello! My name is Brittany Tipton. I graduated from Miamisburg in 2008. From there I attended Fortis College for Nursing for my LPN. I have been working in childcare since the spring of 2009. I’ve worked with every age, but for the last five years I have worked with toddlers. I am currently obtaining my CDA. I live in Germantown with my family. I have two tiny humans who call me mom. My daughter is in Kindergarten and my son is in Pre-K.  I have two beagles, Coal and Banjo. During the spring I coach t-ball and during the fall I coach soccer.  I love working at Kids R Kids. It’s a loving and caring environment, where it feels like home. I look forward to spending many more years here. 

Infant Lead- Libbie Schreiber

My name is Libbie Schreiber, and I am super excited to be the Lead Teacher in the Infant room. I have my Bachelor’s of Science in Education from Bowling Green State University, focusing in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Theater. In my free time, I enjoy reading, crochet, cross-stitching and watching my husband play video games. My husband and I have been married for a year, and we have no children as of yet. 

Early Infant Assistant- Deborah Hart

Hello! My name is Deborah Hart. I was born and raised in Ohio and graduated from Fairborn High School  in 2014. I come a large family and I am one of six siblings. In my spare time I love spending time with family, friends and going to all types of concerts. I have a huge passion of art including going to art shows. I started working at Kids R Kids in November, 2017 and I already love the family environment. 

Early Infant Assistant- Rani Saunders

My name is Rani Saunders. I was born in Alaska and now live in Waynesville. I have a two year old son. In my spare time I like hanging out with my family and friends. I have been working at Kids R Kids since 2016 and I love working here. 

Administractive Assistnat- Amanda Warren

Hello! My name is Amanda Warren. I was born and raised in Carlise, Ohio. I have worked at Kids R Kids since 2010. I am currently a student at the University of Cincinnati studying Early Childhood Education. During my spare time I enjoy spenbding time with my friends, family and daughter. 

Pre-K Blue Lead- Ophelia Wade

Hello! My name is Ophelia Wade. I am from the windy city of Chicago. I earned a Masters degree from the University of Cincinati. I have been an the education field for over twenty-five years. In my spare time I enjoy traveling, listening to music and going to sporting events. 

Infant Assistant- Hannah Pennungton

Hello my name is Hannah Pennington and I am the assistant teacher in the Infant room! I am from Carlise, Ohio. Currently I am a Senior at Miami University with hopes to pursue a career in the Criminal Justice field.  When weather is nice I love riding my horse and spending time out in the barn but during the winter months I love staying inside and doing crafts. 

Early Preschool Assistnat- Stacey Walston

Hello! My name is Stacey Walston. I am the assistant in the early preschool room. I have my associates degree in Medical Assisting. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, listening to all types of music, watch movies and spending time with animals. I have two childern of my own. I am excited to work with your childern on a daily basis. 

Floater- Andra Van Brunt

Hello, my name is Andrea Van Brunt. I have been working as a floater at KRK since May 2017. I have ten years experience working in child care as a nanny and in licensed child care centers. I have completed many Early Childhood Education courses and also hold a certificate focusing on child growth and development, health and safety, literacy, and other areas. In the future I hope to complete my early childhood associate degree or CDA. I greatly enjoy working with the children and staff at KRK! 

AM/PM Kindergarten-Ibi Thomas

Hi, my name is Ibi Thomas and I am the mother to two wonderful kids, Dominic, my 16-year-old son and Isabella, my four-year-old daughter.  We have a dog named Lucky.  I grew up in Beavercreek and graduated in 2001.  My family recently moved back there.

 

I have been in the childcare field since 2002 fulfilling many roles.  I have taught children from toddler years all the way through school age, as well as worked in administration.  I have completed many trainings throughout the past 15 years.

 

I look forward to working with my students, helping them extend their learning beyond their regular classrooms.

 

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