Jasmine Wood joined the ABC Care team in 2019 as an Assistant. She currently attend UMBC and is majoring in Social Work and Sociology.  Jasmine has worked with children for 6 years. In her free time, she enjoys playing the guitar, writing songs, sports, and spending time with family. Jasmine is extremely passionate about working with children and watching them grow. She is very excited to be a part of the director team!


Amberly Pickett has joined ABC Care as Site Assistant Director at Eldersburg. Mrs. Pickett has over 20 years’ experience working in the Carroll County School System, many as a classroom instructional assistant. She is also currently the Financial Secretary at Eldersburg Elementary School. Amberly resides in Westminster with her husband, 2 daughters and two dogs. If she is not laughing with friends or family you can find her doing a DIY, at the beach or playing with her goats and mini horse.


Kristen has worked in childcare for 10 years. Before ABC Care Kristen was a Lead Teacher at The Young School for 6 years. She attended Towson University and the Community College of Baltimore County for Early Childhood Education and Special Needs. She will be attending Carroll Community College to complete her AA in Childcare Administration. She loves her furry friends. She has 2 nephew pups; Tank and Arlo, and she also has a beautiful cat named Miracle. She loves photography and works on the side taking beautiful and memorable photos. She enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her boyfriend.


Ashley began with ABC Care in January 2022 which is also her first year working in childcare. Ashley has a background of working in Occupational Therapy for 10 years and was looking for a change of pace. In Ashley’s free time she likes to go on hikes with her dog Falcor. We are very excited to have Ashley as part of our team!


Citlali has been working with ABC Care for many years. Before ABC care she taught preschool and completed a social work internship at Carroll County Head Start/ Early Head Start. She is currently attending Carroll Community College and will graduate with an associates in Arts. Outside of work and school, she enjoys running with her dog, Rocky and listening to loud music.


Rebecca has worked in child care for 8 years and is currently earning her degree from Towson University in Family and Human services. Prior to working at ABC Care, she worked as an infant/toddler teacher, and then a Pre-Kindergarten teacher.  In Rebecca’s free time, she enjoys photography, going to the beach, spending time with friends and family, and going to concerts! Rebecca is looking forward to being a part of the ABC Care team!


My name is Stephanie Blankenship, I have several years of experience working with school age children. I am coming to ABC Care from Howard County Public Schools where I have worked for the last 7 years; first as a kitchen manager and the last 2 years I have worked as a 1st grade para educator. I am married with 5 kids and 3 grandchildren, I spend the majority of my free time with my growing family. I do love to read, walk in the woods, and camping. I am eager to get to know the students and to create a calm and safe environment for the students within our program.


Kaitlin Creegan is ABC Care’s Site Director at Winfield Elementary. Kaitlin has worked with ABC Care for three years. She is currently earning her degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education.  Kaitlin found her passion in working with children. Her goal is to teach, help, and encourage children throughout their process of development. She wishes to leave a positive impact on the lives of all children, families, and staff she encounters. In her free time, Kaitlin loves exploring the outdoors and traveling. She also has a talent for the fine arts and a love for music.



Sage has several years of experience in childcare. She earned her associates degree in Early Childhood Education in 2017 from The Community College of Baltimore County. During college Sage had the opportunity to student teach in a second grade classroom. Since graduating she has held positions as a nanny,  preschool teacher and assistant director of a preschool. This is Sage’s first year with ABC Care. Her drive for providing exceptional care for children comes from her own experiences as a mom! Sage is passionate about helping children develop growth mindsets that help empower them!  In her free time you can find Sage outdoors enjoying nature, crafting or spending time with her family, friends and dog!