Our Staff


Karen Burwell, Administrator

Karen graduated from Rhodes State College with an Associated in Early Childhood Development and Concordia University with a BA in After School Care.  She is married to her husband Steven and has three grown children Kristin, Stephanie and Will.  Karen also has four half grown grandchildren Madison, Lucas, Isaac, Brian, and a new new granddaughter named Samantha.

Over the past thirty years, Karen has owned a Preschool, a child care center, worked in Early Intervention, as well as worked for the State of Ohio in Early Childhood.  She taught Migrant Head Start, was the administrator for an Intergenerational Child Care at Green Hills Community for five years, and has worked as a consultant for Step Up to Quality.



Tiffany Larrison, Preschool Teacher
Tiffany is a graduate of Columbus State with an Associate’s Degree in Hospitality Management.  She also has over 15 years of experience working in various Child Care Centers with different age groups.  She has also been a private nanny and worked for Dublin Latch Key program for 10 years.

She has two beautiful nieces, a new handsome nephew and loves spending time with her family.  She also enjoys, reading, swimming, working out and shopping.

Katie Perse
Katie has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Speech and Hearing Science with plans to pursue a Masters in Speech Pathology. She has also worked in three other child care centers and has interned at a preschool for children with Autism.

Katie lives with her boyfriend and has a gigantic 17 pound cat named Clyde. She likes to draw, read, hike and spend time with her family and friends.

Hallie Roberts
Hallie is a graduate of Princeton High School in Cincinnati.  She worked for a child care center in Cincinnati for a few months before recently moving to Columbus.

Hallie has one brother and one sister.  In her spare time she enjoys cooking, eating and working out.

Jess Olmstead