Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Shaneka N. Hogg

Shaneka N. Hogg

Founder, President and Director of OLALC

Founder, President & Director of OLALC

Mrs. Hogg is the Founder, President, and Director of OLALC. Mrs. Hogg’s heartfelt passion is working with children. “I love their innocence and willingness to learn.” Mrs. Hogg is a faithful, sensitive, and loving individual. She has been married since 2002 to her wonderful husband and has 3 beautiful children. Mrs. Hogg holds a BA in Telecommunications, a Texas Educator Certificate (ESL PK-12), and a Child Development Certificate (CDA). Additionally, she has taken numerous courses and trainings in Early Childhood Development. Mrs. Hogg has over 25 years of experience caring for children and has worked in the education field since 2002.  My goal is to ensure all children that come to OLALC will be nurtured, prepared, excited and ready for their next chapter in life! In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and reading.

Mrs. Hogg is the Founder, President, and Director of OLALC. Mrs. Hogg’s heartfelt passion is working with children. “I love their innocence and willingness to learn.” Mrs. Hogg is a faithful, sensitive, and loving individual. She has been married since 2002 to her wonderful husband and has 3 beautiful children. Mrs. Hogg holds a BA in Telecommunications, a Texas Educator Certificate (ESL PK-12), and a Child Development Certificate (CDA). Additionally, she has taken numerous courses and trainings in Early Childhood Development. Mrs. Hogg has over 25 years of experience caring for children and has worked in the education field since 2002.  My goal is to ensure all children that come to OLALC will be nurtured, prepared, excited and ready for their next chapter in life! In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and reading.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Deborah Askew

Deborah Askew

Pre-K3 year old teacher

Pre-K3 year old teacher

Mrs. Askew has worked at OLALC since opening in August 2007. She is a faithful, dependable, and honest person. Mrs. Askew loves working with children because “This is my gift. Children keep me young at heart!” Mrs. Askew is the proud wife and mother of 5 children and 9 grandchildren. She has worked in childcare since 1976 as a caregiver, teacher, and director. She also has a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education. In her spare time, she enjoys reading.

Mrs. Askew has worked at OLALC since opening in August 2007. She is a faithful, dependable, and honest person. Mrs. Askew loves working with children because “This is my gift. Children keep me young at heart!” Mrs. Askew is the proud wife and mother of 5 children and 9 grandchildren. She has worked in childcare since 1976 as a caregiver, teacher, and director. She also has a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education. In her spare time, she enjoys reading.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Kimberly Meyer

Kimberly Meyer

Supervisor/School Age Teacher

Supervisor/School Age Teacher

Ms. Kim has worked at OLALC since February 2011. She is an independent and ambitious woman. Ms. Kim loves working with children because “they remind me of how amazing and exciting the world can be.” Ms. Kim is the proud mother of 3 children and her dog Angel. She currently holds a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and has numerous hours of training in early childhood education. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children and watching movies.

Ms. Kim has worked at OLALC since February 2011. She is an independent and ambitious woman. Ms. Kim loves working with children because “they remind me of how amazing and exciting the world can be.” Ms. Kim is the proud mother of 3 children and her dog Angel. She currently holds a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and has numerous hours of training in early childhood education. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children and watching movies.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Tashika Wright

Tashika Wright

Assistant Director/Pre-K4 Teacher

Assistant Director/Pre-K4 Teacher

Ms. Wright has worked at OLALC since May 2008. She is a committed, confident, and dependable person. Ms. Wright loves working with children because “I love to see a smile on their faces when they complete a task they couldn’t do and how they use their imagination.” Ms. Wright currently has a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education. Ms. Wright has three siblings and is the baby in her family. She is the proud aunt and great aunt to her nieces and nephews. In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing, spending time with her family, and watching a good movie.

Ms. Wright has worked at OLALC since May 2008. She is a committed, confident, and dependable person. Ms. Wright loves working with children because “I love to see a smile on their faces when they complete a task they couldn’t do and how they use their imagination.” Ms. Wright currently has a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education. Ms. Wright has three siblings and is the baby in her family. She is the proud aunt and great aunt to her nieces and nephews. In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing, spending time with her family, and watching a good movie.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Triniche Hutchins

Triniche Hutchins

Administrative Assistant, Director of DVLC

Administrative Assistant, Director of DVLC

Ms. Hutchins known as “Ms. Niecy” has worked at OLALC since opening in August 2007. Ms. Niecy is a kind and considerate individual who dedicates herself to children. “I treat the children just as if they were my own.” She is the wife and proud mother of 4 children. She currently is the Director of our sister center, Discovery Village Learning Center. Ms. Niecy has her Childcare Director Certification, Child Development Associate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education and management. In her spare time, she enjoys doing hair.

Ms. Hutchins known as “Ms. Niecy” has worked at OLALC since opening in August 2007. Ms. Niecy is a kind and considerate individual who dedicates herself to children. “I treat the children just as if they were my own.” She is the wife and proud mother of 4 children. She currently is the Director of our sister center, Discovery Village Learning Center. Ms. Niecy has her Childcare Director Certification, Child Development Associate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education and management. In her spare time, she enjoys doing hair.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Marissa Velazquez

Marissa Velazquez

Infant 2 Teacher/School Age Teacher/Bus Driver

Infant 2 Teacher/School Age Teacher/Bus Driver

Mrs. Marissa has worked at OLALC since September 2013. She is a dependable, fun, and happy person. Mrs. Marissa loves working with children because “I love watching them grow and learn new things.” Mrs. Marissa currently has a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education. Mrs. Marissa is the proud wife and mother of three wonderful boys. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Mrs. Marissa has worked at OLALC since September 2013. She is a dependable, fun, and happy person. Mrs. Marissa loves working with children because “I love watching them grow and learn new things.” Mrs. Marissa currently has a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education. Mrs. Marissa is the proud wife and mother of three wonderful boys. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Darriana Shaw

Darriana Shaw

Infant 2 Teacher

Infant 2 Teacher

Ms. Darriana has worked at OLALC since August 2018. Ms. Darriana is committed, motivated, and independent. She loves working with children because “they make me a more positive person in my day to day life.” Ms. Darriana has 2 brothers, 2 sisters and 2 nephews. In her spare time, she enjoys playing music and sleeping.

Ms. Darriana has worked at OLALC since August 2018. Ms. Darriana is committed, motivated, and independent. She loves working with children because “they make me a more positive person in my day to day life.” Ms. Darriana has 2 brothers, 2 sisters and 2 nephews. In her spare time, she enjoys playing music and sleeping.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Carolyn Alvarez

Carolyn Alvarez

Toddler 2 Teacher

Toddler 2 Teacher

Ms. Alvarez has worked at OLALC since August 2018. Ms. Alvarez is a dependable, artistic, and fun person. She loves working with children because “they are so lovable and funny at the same time.” Ms. Alvarez currently has a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education. She is the proud mother of 4 children, 3 grandchildren, 2 daughters-in-laws and 1 son- in-law. In her spare time, she enjoys watching TV, crafts, sewing, and cooking.

Ms. Alvarez has worked at OLALC since August 2018. Ms. Alvarez is a dependable, artistic, and fun person. She loves working with children because “they are so lovable and funny at the same time.” Ms. Alvarez currently has a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education. She is the proud mother of 4 children, 3 grandchildren, 2 daughters-in-laws and 1 son- in-law. In her spare time, she enjoys watching TV, crafts, sewing, and cooking.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Blanca Cerda

Blanca Cerda

Infant 2 Teacher

Infant 2 Teacher

Ms. Blanca has worked at OLALC since October 2016. She is a sincere and sensitive woman. Ms. Blanca loves working with children because “I always learn something new from them.” Ms. Blanca is the proud daughter, wife, and mother of 2 daughters. She also has 8 brothers. She has worked in childcare for over 25 years and has numerous hours of training in early childhood education. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, drawing, and sleeping.

Ms. Blanca has worked at OLALC since October 2016. She is a sincere and sensitive woman. Ms. Blanca loves working with children because “I always learn something new from them.” Ms. Blanca is the proud daughter, wife, and mother of 2 daughters. She also has 8 brothers. She has worked in childcare for over 25 years and has numerous hours of training in early childhood education. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, drawing, and sleeping.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Shonte Jones

Shonte Jones

Toddler 2 1/2 Teacher

Toddler 2 1/2 Teacher

Mrs. Jones has worked at OLALC since August 2017. Mrs. Jones is a nice, helpful, and supportive person. She loves working with children because “I like to see the growth and development of their learning skills and the smiles on their faces when they accomplish new skills.” She currently has a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education. Mrs. Jones is the wife and proud mother of 2 children. In her spare time, she enjoys watching basketball and football, shopping, reading, and doing crossword puzzles.

Mrs. Jones has worked at OLALC since August 2017. Mrs. Jones is a nice, helpful, and supportive person. She loves working with children because “I like to see the growth and development of their learning skills and the smiles on their faces when they accomplish new skills.” She currently has a Child Development Certificate (CDA) and numerous hours of training in early childhood education. Mrs. Jones is the wife and proud mother of 2 children. In her spare time, she enjoys watching basketball and football, shopping, reading, and doing crossword puzzles.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Deniqua Shepard

Deniqua Shepard

Infant 1 Teacher

Infant 1 Teacher

Ms. Shepard has worked at OLALC since February 2021.

Ms. Shepard has worked at OLALC since February 2021.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Lovelie Chrisostome

Lovelie Chrisostome

Toddler 1 Teacher

Toddler 1 Teacher

Ms. Lovelie has worked at OLALC since March 2021. Ms. Lovelie is devoted, loving and a team player.  She loves working with children because “I like seeing their growth and development.” Ms. Lovelie is the proud wife and mother of 2 beautiful children. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and making natural/holistic products.

Ms. Lovelie has worked at OLALC since March 2021. Ms. Lovelie is devoted, loving and a team player.  She loves working with children because “I like seeing their growth and development.” Ms. Lovelie is the proud wife and mother of 2 beautiful children. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and making natural/holistic products.

Shaneka Hogg. President. Director.

Leah Giles-Rhinehart

Leah Giles-Rhinehart

Infant 1 Teacher

Infant 1 Teacher

Ms. Leah has worked at OLALC since June 2021. Ms. Leah is charismatic, considerate and committed.  She loves working with children because “I love nourishing them with loving care.  I want to inspire and construct a meaningful education experience for their bright futures.” Ms. Leah is the mother of 2 beautiful children.  In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing, cooking and journaling.

Ms. Leah has worked at OLALC since June 2021. Ms. Leah is charismatic, considerate and committed.  She loves working with children because “I love nourishing them with loving care.  I want to inspire and construct a meaningful education experience for their bright futures.” Ms. Leah is the mother of 2 beautiful children.  In her spare time, she enjoys relaxing, cooking and journaling.

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