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Nacogdoches KinderCare

Felicia Hill, Center Director

13030 Nacogdoches Rd. San Antonio TX 78217
(210) 653-5991 Contact this center

Ages: 6 Weeks to 12 Year-Olds
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Special Instructions:
Nacogdoches between Judson and 410 next to NAPA Auto Parts

Neighborhood:
Nacogdoches

Elementary Schools Bussed To:
El Dorado, Northern Hills, Woodstone, Stahl, Fox Run (NEISD) Rolling Meadows (Judson ISD)

Each relationship between a teacher and child is unique. We promote positive relationships with our families to give each child the early educational start that they deserve. Summer is officially here and we would love to have your family become a part of our Nationally Accredited school!

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Welcome

Welcome to the Nationally accredited KinderCare Learning Center on Nacogdoches road, where we believe in ensuring the quality of childrens daily experiences in early childhood programs and promoting positive child outcomes is at the heart of our program.

Felicia Hill, Center Director

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Accreditation

Many of our child care centers are accredited by national organizations that require us to meet rigorous early childhood education standards and guidelines for high-quality care and education. Programs that are accredited have demonstrated their commitment to go beyond the state’s minimum licensing requirements to meet and maintain these high standards of quality.

Our Programs

Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)

Babies grow and learn every day. Our goal is to provide a safe and nurturing "home away from home" where babies can explore and make new discoveries. We know that learning through play is extremely valuable at this age and our Early Foundations® Infant program is designed to give babies the skills that will serve as the building blocks for a lifetime of learning.

Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)

As toddlers develop friendships, self-esteem, and curiosity, our Early Foundations® Toddler program will help them explore their world in a safe and nurturing environment. Our unique curriculum is based on the philosophy that children learn best through experiences. So each day is filled with fun activities that excite and develop toddlers, giving them the comfort and confidence to speak those first few important words, as well as make their first friends.

Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)

At this age, children are making new discoveries daily. And as two-year olds begin to exert their independence, our Early Foundations® Discovery Preschool program is prepared to open their eyes to a world of learning, sharing, and exploring. Our holistic approach in the classroom engages young minds with a blend of music, art, and movement, as well as the early education fundamentals they'll need as they continue on to preschool.

Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)

As preschoolers gain more self-esteem, they may feel ready to take on the world. Our Early Foundations® Preschool program enhances that confidence by providing activities to help children become problem solvers and lifelong learners. Through independent exploration, structured activities, and hands-on learning, children will work on early literacy, math, science, and social studies concepts. A healthy dose of running, jumping, and dancing keeps them active too.

Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)

Prekindergartners are preparing for the adventure of a lifetime – school. And our Early Foundations Prekindergarten® program is designed to get them ready by teaching letters and words, math concepts, and valuable social skills. With small group instruction, independent play in an organized atmosphere, and whole-group activities, children will have all the right skills to hop, skip, and jump right into kindergarten.

Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)

Even after school's out for the day, children need to be engaged in a comfortable, yet stimulating environment. That's where our Catch the Wave® program comes in. This innovative before – and after-school program allows school-age children to balance learning and fun through a variety of experiences. From homework help to fun physical activities, our program is designed so that everyone goes home happy.

Participating Child Care Aware Center

KinderCare has partnered with Child Care Aware® of America in an effort to offer fee assistance for Active Duty military families and solutions to their child care needs when care at a Child Development Center on the installation is not available.

Learning Adventures - Enrichment Program

Cooking

The Cooking Adventures program gives children opportunities to participate in fun, developmentally appropriate cooking experiences. They will learn about recipes, ingredients, cooking vocabulary, and the importance of a healthy diet. The curriculum includes lessons on picnics, pizza, and heart-healthy meals.

Music

Ongoing research proves that early exposure to music helps children think, reason, create, and express themselves. Children will laugh and learn about rhythm, vocal melodies, and a variety of musical genres and instruments, which can lower stress and advance memory. Learning never sounded so good.

Phonics & Reading Adventures

Set your child up for advanced success with literacy through phonics, the study of letters and sounds. Reader books, games, and activity cards help your child understand the basics of vowels and blending syllables, giving him confidence and command of language.

Upcoming Events at our CenterView All Events

  1. Monday October 10, 2016
    1. Professional Development Day - Center Closed

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      Two times each year we dedicate a day for our staff's professional development to further their training and better equip them for the care of your child. The center will be closed on this day for training to occur. If you have questions or would like to request further details, please contact your local Center Director.

  2. Thursday November 24, 2016
    1. Thanksgiving Break - Center Closed

      Our center is closed Thanksgiving Day and the day after.

Teachers & Staff

Our program employs teaching staff that have the educational qualifications, knowledge, and professional commitment necessary to promote children's learning and development and to support families' diverse needs and interest.

  • Felicia Hill

    Felicia Hill, Center Director

    A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove . . . . but the world maybe different because I was important in the life of a child.""Children are our greatest assets and they deserve the best possible start to a lifetime of learning and opportunities.

    Ms. Felicia has 10 years of classroom experience and over 17 years of experience as a licensed Director for the State of Texas.  She has worked in every areas of the Early Childhood field.  Ms. Felicia currently trains early childhood professionals throughout the State of Texas as a Registered Trainer.

    Previous Experience:
    27 Years in Education
    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Very Hungary Caterpillar
    Year Started:
    6/1/2012
    Tenure:
    4 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    27
    Education:
    Licensed Director for the State of Texas/ Texas Registry Trainer
  • Alexandra Martinez

    Alexandra Martinez, Assistant Director

    I've come to a frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element in the classroom. It's my personal approach that creates the climate. It's my daily mood that makes the weather. As a teacher, I possess a tremendous power to make a child's life miserable or joyous. I can be a toll of torture or an instrument of inspiration. I can humiliate or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis will be escalated or de-escalated and a child humanized or dehumanized."
    -Haim G. Ginott

    Ms. Alix has 10 years experience working in the Toddler and Preschool classrooms at KinderCare. She has a CDA, an Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education, and a Bachelor's in Infancy and Early Childhood Studies. She loves working with young children because she gets to spend each day with genuine, free-spirited, and precious little minds.

    Previous Experience:
    11 years educating young minds
    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
    Year Started:
    10/11/2004
    Tenure:
    11 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    11
    Education:
    Bachelor's in Early Childhood Studies
  • Ms. Alex

    Ms. Alex, Infant Classroom

    I love to see the children's faces every morning and know I am making a difference in their lives.

    Ms. Alex is an amazing Infant teacher because she is warm, nurturing, and knowledgeable about the developmental needs of the children in her class. She provides each child with individualized care and attention in a least restrictive environment so that they may get the most out of their learning environment. Ms. Alex is humbled by the great responsibility of helping to mold young minds and strives to guide each child to reach their highest potential.

    Year Started:
    1/1/2012
    Tenure:
    4 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    6 Years
    Education:
    Child Development Associate's Credential
  • Ms. Maria

    Ms. Maria, Infants

    Ms. Maria loves teaching because of the fact that she is helping to develop each child's intellectual abilities and making an impactful difference in the lives of young children each day. She genuinely loves each of the children in her classroom and feels pride in the fact that her daily interactions with the children will help them reach for the stars.

    Year Started:
    8/18/2014
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    4
    Education:
    MBA
  • Ms. Raquel

    Ms. Raquel, Infants

    Mrs. Raquel is kind, caring, and nurturing with each of the infants in her classroom. She always takes extra care to make sure that the children are not only being cared for and having their needs met, but are also being provided stimulating learning experiences that reflect our curriculum as well as their individual development.

    Year Started:
    4/7/2014
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    10
  • Ms. Rosie

    Ms. Rosie, Toddler Classroom

    l love to interact with the children as well as providing warmth and comfort.

    Ms. Rosie enjoys watching the children in her care develop and grow each day.Her positive interactions with the children and calm demeanor make for an impeccable learning environment. Each day her classroom is filled with opportunities for the children to learn, play, and grow and Ms. Rosie provides just the right amount of guidance for the children in her class to get the most out of experiential learning experiences.

    Year Started:
    1/1/2009
    Tenure:
    7 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    6 Years
    Education:
    Child Development Associate's Credential
  • Ms. Eudonna

    Ms. Eudonna, Toddlers

    Ms. Eudonna is always cheerful and positive in her classroom. She loves being with her students and they adore her. Each day she makes the most out of opportunities for her students to learn and creates teachable moments throughout the day.

    Previous Experience:
    11 years educating young minds
    Favorite Children's Book:
    The Giving Tree by: Shel Silverstein
    Year Started:
    2/10/2015
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    2
    Education:
    Associate's in Medical Assisting
  • Ms. Sandra

    Ms. Sandra, Discovery Preschool

    Ms. Sandra's dedication, experience, and passion for teaching shines in her classroom and students. When you walk into her classroom you can't help but smile at how all of the two year-olds are completely engaged in a variety of learning experiences. She always goes above and beyond to ensure that each child is getting the most out of the curriculum and meeting their developmental goals.

    Year Started:
    1/1/2005
    Tenure:
    11 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    15
    Education:
    CDA
  • Ms. Michelle

    Ms. Michelle, Discovery Preschool

    Ms. Michelle brings a fun, bright, and bubbly element to the classroom each day with her enthusiasm for teaching. The Discovery Preschool curriculum is very evident in her classroom with the children's work and photographs displayed from wall to wall. She loves teaching because each day she has the opportunity to help the children discover something new and watch her students fill with joy and excitement about learning.

    Year Started:
    1/12/2015
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    3
    Education:
    CNA
  • Ms. Tiara

    Ms. Tiara, Discovery Preschool

    Ms. Tiara is an amazing two year-old teacher because she is calm, caring, and creative. She loves coming into her classroom each morning to be greeted with tons of hugs and smiles. Ms. Tiara is fabulous at implementing the curriculum, but she also makes time to enjoy playing and being silly with her students. Each day presents her with the opportunity to make a positive difference in the life of a child and she strives to make the most out of whatever the day has to offer.

    Year Started:
    10/2/2014
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    1
  • Ms. Callie

    Ms. Callie, Preschool Classroom

    Ms. Callie keeps her students actively engaged all day long by implementing our curriculum in a way that is meaningful and fun for each student. She helps her students gain knowledge across the developmental domains and build autonomy so that they have mastered the skills necessary to be successful in our PreK program.

    Year Started:
    8/18/2014
    Tenure:
    2 Years
    Years in ECE industry:
    3
    Education:
    Bachelor's in Exercise Sports Sciences
  • Ms. Nayely, Preschool Classroom

    Ms. Nayely makes her classroom fun and enjoyable with her upbeat presence and easygoing state of mind. She focuses on all of the areas of development, but excels in helping children get the most out of messy activities. Each day the children in her classroom get to engage in activities that provide new, interesting, and exciting opportunities to learn.

    Year Started:
    12/30/2015
    Years in ECE industry:
    3
  • Ms. Yohana

    Ms. Yohana, Prekindergarten Classroom

    Ms. Yohana looks forward to the challenge of creating a fantastic learning environment for her Preschool students. She loves to help each child's ideas and imagination unfold and watch them learn from one another. Her passion for teaching and love for her students makes her classroom shine.

    Year Started:
    11/27/2014
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    9
  • Ms. Jasmine

    Ms. Jasmine, Preschool

    Ms. Jasmine has been such a positive addition to our team! She is warm and welcoming to both the children and with the parents. She is currently pursuing coursework in Early Childhood Education and her passion for learning and teaching is evident in her daily interactions with the students in her classroom.

    Year Started:
    4/14/2015
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    1
    Education:
    Bachelor's in Fashion Design and Merchandising
  • Ms. Christy

    Ms. Christy, Prekindergarten

    Ms. Christy's overall disposition creates a warm and welcoming learning climate each morning. She makes learning fun and enjoyable by getting to know each child's unique interests and strengths and building upon them. Students leave her classroom not only prepared for Kindergarten, but also with a love and eagerness for learning.

    Year Started:
    7/1/2015
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    1
    Education:
    Bachelor's in Sociology
  • Ms. Deborah

    Ms. Deborah, Kitchen

    Ms. Deborah takes pride in serving deliciously nutritious meals for the children and staff. The children roar with excitement over the anticipated meal whenever Ms. Deborah enter the classroom. She loves the children and takes extra care to provide tasty ingredients that the children will enjoy eating.

    Year Started:
    11/17/2014
    Tenure:
    1 Year
    Years in ECE industry:
    10
    Education:
    CDA

September 2016 Events

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  1. Tuesday September 13, 2016
    1. “All About Me” Community Social

      Your whole family is welcome to join us September 13th for our community social.  Summer is winding down, Fall is approaching and that means it’s Back to School season!  Now is the perfect time to get a glimpse of the KinderCare curriculum and experience in our centers.  Our director and teachers can’t wait to point out their favorite aspects of the classrooms.  This is also a great chance to spend time with current families who stay and have fun at the social!  See you there!

About Our Center

Our staff would like to welcome you to visit our center. The staff takes pride in keeping up to date with the latest trends in Early Childhood Education. Ongoing training is offered to the staff during the year at the center and through the various training opportunities in the community.

Awards and Recognition

  • Pre-K 4 SA Grant Awardee

    Pre-K 4 SA Grant Awardee

Languages Spoken at Our Center

  • American Sign Language
  • Spanish

Meals & Menus

Meals Served

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • PM Snack

Additional Menu Options

  • Vegetarian

Center Menu

Holidays Observed

We observe the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Please note that because holidays observed may vary between centers, please be sure to check with your Center Director for specific closures.

Health and Safety

Our program promotes the nutrition,health, and safety of children and staff from illness, injury, and provides appropriate and well maintained indoor and outdoor equipment.

At KinderCare, what families say about us means a lot. Read below some of the great experiences our families have had with us.

Share Your Story
If you have a story about your experience at KinderCare, please share your story with us.

Being a military member, finding an appropriate day care facility was the highest priority for my husband and I. Our then 2 year old daughter, Mariah, had never been to a daycare, therefore making us a little skeptical since she was an only child. We had a few moments where it was difficult for Mariah to adapt, but Ms. Felicia, Ms. Lea (her 2 y/o teacher) and now Ms. Yohanna ( her 3 y/o teacher) constantly reassure me in such a way that I went from literally dropping her off initially in tears a little over a year ago, to not be worried about her well-being whatsoever. My husband and I are more than happy with her emotional, cognitive and social development due to the great variety of programs and monthly themes the center offers. Mariah is now 4 years old and as long as my family is still in San Antonio, we will continue to trust KinderCare with that one thing that means the most to us. Thank you KinderCare!
 

- Mother

My daughter started at the KinderCare on Nacogdoches Rd. in San Antonio, Texas on Monday.I just want to say that not only has my child been welcomed with open arms but I have never been so at peace with having my child in daycare.  The teachers are amazing and the directors are always helpful and greet me with a smile every time I come in.  It is a great joy to know my baby is in KinderCare with not just teachers but people that genuinely love her and what they do.  Thank you. Thank you. Thank you!

- Mother
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