Narlie “Ali” Hebert- Director
“Ali” has been with Summerlin for 7 years. Before
joining the Summerlin family she earned her Bachelors degree in
Education from the University of the Philippines. She has previously
had experience as a public school teacher. “Ali” has also earned
a degree as Medical Assistant from Career Point College. She calls
Summerlin her “home away from home!”
Leodegarian “Ludy” Calma- Classroom
Teacher (3 year old teacher)
“Ludy” Calma has been at Summerlin for 8 years. She
is one of our most well known and loved teachers. “Ludy” received
her Bachelors degree of Science in the Philippines. While living
in the Philippines she was a high school teacher. “Ludy” loves interacting
with her students and the parents of the facility. Her class is
known as the “zumba class” because she incorporates dance as much
as possible in her lessons. She has 3 children of her own, but says
the children and staff of Summerlin are her second family!
Angelyn Blancas- Classroom Teacher
(2- 3 year olds)
Angelyn Blancas has been with the Summerlin family
since it opened in 2000. Angelyn previously owned a home daycare
in Austin serving the military. Angelyn has experience working with
all ages in the daycare setting. Angelyn loves interacting with
the parents and students of Summerlin! She says she has stayed with
the daycare for 11 years because the staff at Summerlin is like
a second family!
Gloria Garcia- Classroom Teacher
(2 year old teacher)
Gloria Garcia joined the Summerlin family in 2002.
Gloria is a mother of 2 boys ages 5 and 2 who also attend Summerlin.
Gloria enjoys watching the children in her classroom learn and grow.
She also get enjoyment while assisting her children in potty training
and teaching them as much as she can. She has a great rapport with
all her parents!
Brenda Rangel- Classroom Teacher
(Pre- K & Infant)
Brenda Rangel has been a part of the Summerlin family
for 3 years. She is currently our morning Pre- Kinder teacher and
afternoon Infant teacher. She has 7 years experience in the daycare
industry and has worked in all age groups. Brenda has attended San
Antonio College and UT Pan American, she is currently working toward
becoming an LVN. She has a 9 year old daughter who attends the after
school program at Summerlin. Brenda enjoys circle time and teaching
her students phonics!
Yesenia Cenoz- Classroom Teacher
Yesenia joined the Summerlin family three years ago.
She loves the infant room and enjoys teaching them. Yesenia is the
proud mother of 3 children!
Linda Whitworth- Classroom teacher
( Pre- Kinder- afternoon)
Linda Whitworth was among the first people to join
the Summerlin family in 2000 when the facility opened. Linda started
in the Pre Kinder room in 2000, and then became Director for 10
years. She is now our afternoon Pre Kinder teacher. Linda earned
her Bachelors degree of Psychology in the Philippines. Linda enjoys
teaching and interacting with her classroom children. Linda bases
her teaching on being positive. She believes if a child is taught
positively early in life it will stick with them forever. In her
classroom you will see plenty of reading, dancing and singing. Linda
states that teaching was her calling, it keeps her young!
Linda Sutterfield- Classroom
teacher (School Age)
Linda Sutterfield became a part of the Summerlin
family six years ago. She has worked in the daycare industry since
1976, working with all ages. Linda is currently our School Age teacher.
Linda enjoys incorporating science and music into the children’s
daily activities. In her classroom you will see many hands on activities,
games (inside and out), science activities, and Math challenges.
Some of her favorite activities are building volcanoes and shaving
cream fun. Linda has a great rapport with all her students and parents
Linda Nasis- Classroom Teacher
(12- 24 Toddler)
Linda joined the Summerlin family two years ago.
Linda is currently our afternoon 12-18 month teacher. She enjoys
interacting with her children and parents. In her classroom not
only will you see learning, you will also see plenty of play, dancing
Edna Castaneda- Classroom Teacher
Edna Castaneda started at Summerlin when it opened
in 2000. After earning her CDA in Pre- School Edna worked for a
charter school for 4 years. In 2008, Edna made the decision to come
back to Summerlin. She is presently our afternoon Two year old teacher.
In her classroom she focuses on potty training to get her students
ready to move up to the next classroom. She also strives to improve
her students social skills. Edna enjoys seeing the children of her
classroom learn and grow!
Heena Patel – Vice President
Heena has a Bachelor’s degree in Home science specializing
in ‘Family Resources management’ from Sardar Patel University, Valabh
Vidyanagar, India. She has undergone training as a Yoga instructor
and as a food manager. She ensures that high standards of nutritional
meals are served to children at Summerlin. She loves being with
the children and overseas the overall operations at the facility.
Nimesh R. Patel – President
Nimesh has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and earned
an MBA in International Business from University of South Florida.
He oversees the administration and management at the facility. His
vision for Summerlin is to continuously strive to improve and raise
the bar & quality of learning and care provided at the facility
and to ensure Summerlin maintains its position as one of the best
facilities and preferred child care & learning center provider in