Meet The Director


Denise Casale

My name is Denise Casale.  I am a mother of 3 Children and happily married to Jim. I successfully owned and operated, Home Away From Home Day Care, for ten years at my house. Subsequently I worked at Ark Adventure in Plano and taught preschool for 7 wonderful years. I also taught at PISD for almost 3 years. 

My goal is to make a positive difference in every child’s life by making each child feel special, loved and educated when they come to Dar-Lings Learning Center.




Our Teachers

  • Well trained, loving teachers
  • Experienced and well selected
  • First Aid and CPR certified
  • Continued certified training of childcare education
  • Thorough background screenings
  • Professional, dedicated and spiritually aware
  • Strives to make a difference in each and every child’s life





Meet our infant Teacher

Dorene Buchanan   

My name is Dorene Buchanan.  I am a proud Mother & a nurturing Abuela. My life long career is and has been Elementary Education.  My desire and goal is to nurture, direct and educate your child so he or she will be successful in their transition of life.  It is a pleasure to be your child’s Teacher.



Meet Our Infant Teacher

Tara Bunch

Hi, my name is Tara.  I have 2 kids and love children of all ages.  I believe the Lord puts everyone into their own unique path.  For me it would be guiding children in their growth and development.  I love my work at Dar-Lings and hope to make a difference in their lives.


Meet our Schoolers Teacher

Sheena Logan-Gordon

I am an enthusiastic, adventurous and spontaneous teacher. I love new experiences and meeting people. I am mother of one smart, sponky, sassy daughter and a sweet baby boy.

I earned Masters Degree in Christian Education & Urban Ministry at Southern Methodist University, I have a wide range of experiences teaching young people in various roles. I just want to be a sprinkle of God s light and help mold young children to good citizens. Having the opportunity to build a strong educational foundation of young minds is very rewarding.



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About the Medical Director

Farah Naz is a board certified pediatrician in private practice in Carrollton since 2001. She is on staff at Baylor Medical Center of Carrollton (formerly Trinity Medical Center) and Presbyterian Hospital of Plano.

She did her internship at University Of Missouri-Columbia and completed her residency at Atlantic Health System, New Jersey. She worked as a Pediatrics ER physician for almost 2 years before moving to Plano. Since then she is settled in Plano with her husband and 2 children.

Her primary interest is DEVELOPMENTAL PEDIATRICS, including speech, gross and fine motor, behavior and learning disabilities. She has a courteous and qualified team who are dedicated to provide quality care to OUR little ones. We have same day appointments for any acute sickness and within 1-2 weeks for well exams. Waiting time is kept to a minimum, and we do our best to satisfy our client’s needs.

We welcome our patients from 8AM to 5PM, Mon-Thurs and 8AM until 3pm on Fridays.

Our entire team strives to provide quality and efficient pediatrics care in a loving and friendly environment.


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