The Journey to Kindergarten Starts Now! Schedule a Visit >

Meet Us

Krysta Steckelberg, School Director
Krysta Steckelberg, School Director

Krysta has only been the Director at Cadence Academy Preschool in Ankeny for a short while, but has impacted children’s lives as a Lead Teacher in a young preschool setting at Cadence Academy for many years. In both roles, she has fostered children’s development and a love for learning. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development and numerous years of experience in the early care and education field.

Kristi Parsons, Assistant Director
Kristi Parsons, Assistant Director

I have been with Cadence Academy Preschool in Ankeny since 1998. I have my Early Childhood Education Degree. I am proud of the loving care that we provide to our families. Looking forward to you being a part of our Cadence Academy family.

Miss Amanda, Teacher
Miss Amanda, Teacher

Amanda is the Primary Teacher in the Transition/2’s classroom. She was the recipient of the Early Education Professional of the Year Award in 2007 for her unwavering support and dedication to the children she teaches. Amanda emphasizes self-help skills, expressive and receptive language development, and social-emotional interactions in her classroom on a daily basis. We are very excited to have Amanda as a part of our Cadence Academy team!

Miss Angie, Teacher
Miss Angie, Teacher

Angie is a Lead Teacher in our Older Nursery classroom. She is a valued member of our teaching team that plans engaging, and thought provoking lesson plans. She has her Child Development Associate’s degree, and is a Terry Lynne Lokoff/Children’s TYLENOL award recipient. We are very excited to have Angie as a part of our Cadence Academy team!

Miss Nusrat, Teacher
Miss Nusrat, Teacher

Nusrat is an integral part of our team as a Multi-Age Teacher. She cares for the children in a kind, compassionate, and loving manner. Nusrat has a master’s degree in history and her many years of experience in the industry allows her to interact with all ages of children in a fun and friendly style.

Phone

Schedule a Visit: 515-989-6842
Enrolled Families: 515-964-7372

Interested in Contacting Us?

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Address & Directions

225 E 1st St
Ankeny, IA 50021

Map

Hours

Monday - Friday
6:30am - 6:00pm
Recognized as a Cadence Education 
School of Excellence

Recognized as a Cadence Education School of Excellence

Ankeny, IA