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Get to Know our
Board of Directors


President - Kim Schreckengost

Kimberly (Kim) Schreckengost is a devoted educator with 15 years of experience in early
childhood education. She is committed to fostering a warm, nurturing and encouraging
environment for children, while working closely with their families and programs to ensure all
needs are met.
Kim holds degrees in Business Technology, Business Administration, and Education. She has
certifications in leadership, literacy, behavior and a multitude of extensive experience in
training, teaching and promoting social-emotional development and practices. She is a
conscious discipline practitioner and enjoys sharing her knowledge through staff and parent
Kim has been a vital part of Cheers School Family since its inception. In 1995, Kim pitched the
concept of needing a child care facility for the employees of Berryville Graphics, as well as the
Clarke County community at large to her employer, Berryville Graphics. The company president
supported the idea and founded the startup of Heritage Child Development Center. Kim’s
daughter, Elizabeth, was the reason behind the concept, and one of the first children to attend
Heritage. Kim and Elizabeth’s handprints are embedded into the cement patio at Heritage.
Kim volunteers as a mentor for the Early Childhood Education Council of Virginia. She is a
member of Grace Episcopal Church and serves on the Vestry. She volunteers her time to
community outreach programs and is a member of the church’s Scholarship Committee. When
not working with children, Kim enjoys reading, traveling, gardening, golfing and spending time
with her family and beloved pets.

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Vice President - Taylor McNally

Coming Soon....


Treasurer- Tim Hardman

Heritage patron since 2017, I want to help the CHeers family enrich the lives of each child that comes through. Always asking to raise the bar and bring more value to the table. 


Managing Director - Ashley Tibbens

Ashley Tibbens has called Berryville home since 2012. She and her husband, Ryan, have three young children.  Ashley comes to Cheers School Family with extensive experience managing nonprofits and small businesses.  In recent years, she's earned recognition from the Loudoun 100, Loudoun 40 Under 40, Who's Who in America, as well as from her employers and organizations.  Ashley strives for happiness and success both personally and professionally, and she's eager to offer that same dedication and enthusiasm to Cheers School Family. 

Barry Hockenberry, Member

Lynn George, Member

Rebecca Lewis, Member

CFCDC & HCDC Parent Representatives coming soon...


If you have a passion for Early Childhood Education and serving those in the Shenandoah Valley community, check out the information below and reach out to attend a meeting.

As a member of the Board of Directors of CHEERS School Family, Inc., you have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and families in the Northern Shenandoah Valley! The work you do now to support this organization can have far- reaching effects, for the children we nurture and develop in our programs could one day be great leaders, peacemakers, human service workers, educators, or scientists. The quality of the care and development services they receive now will impact how successful they can be as they grow…and you can have a hand in developing and maintaining the quality of the care we provide them! The reward for your effort is the tremendous difference you can make in the lives of so many children, and thereby in our entire community.


The specific responsibilities and expectations of all Board members include:


  • Regular attendance at scheduled meetings and important related meetings.

  • Staying informed about Board or Committee matters, preparing well for meetings, and reviewing and commenting on minutes and reports.

  • Obliging to participate actively in committee work.

  • Volunteering for and accepting assignments, and completing them thoroughly and on time.

  • Developing collegial working relationships with other Board members.

  • Acting as an advocate for the organization to colleagues, friends, community members, and potential funders.

  • Participating in setting organizational policy and providing program oversight.

  • Actively participating in annual evaluations and planning efforts.

  • Making an annual personal financial contribution that you feel reflects your level of commitment to the organization.

Please complete the form below to show interest in joining our Board of Directors.

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Cheers School Family INC


PO BOX 873

Berryville, VA 22611

Contact Us

Heritage Child Development Center


224 Mosby Blvd

Berryville, VA 22611

Children First Child Development Center


95 Childrens Way

Kearneysville, WV 25430

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