Metro Kids

Stephanie Kephart

Metro Kids

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Julanda Taylor

Community School Coordinator

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  • Iowa State University - Bachelor's Degree in Child, Adult, and Family Studies
  • Iowa State Univeristy - Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

Teaching Experience

  • BeUnleashed Now LLC. - Spoken word poetry workshop facilitator since 2008
  • After School Arts Program - Teaching Artist 2010-2016
  • King Elementary - Community School Coordinator since 2015


  • I enjoy spending time with my husband Words and children, Aaziah and Elijah.  I’m a singer and poet so performing is always fun and I also enjoy reading, vacationing, and hanging out with family and friends.

Erik Villarreal

Metro Kids

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Melissa Williams

Before & After School Program Supervisor

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