Ms. Summerville received her BS in Early Childhood and Child Education from Iona College in New Rochelle, New York. During her undergraduate studies, she became a member of Pi Lambda Theta, an international honor society and professional association for educators. In 2006, she received her Masters in Education from Bank Street College of Education, a progressive education graduate institution in New York, in Early Childhood Special Education.
Prior to relocating to Los Angeles, Ms. Summerville taught general studies in Scarsdale, NY and special education in various New York City public schools. Her educational philosophy is that every student can learn, and she aims to reach every student at his or her level. She believes that teaching is more than just providing students with academic knowledge, and sees it as an opportunity to create an environment conducive to thoughtful, open-minded individuals.
She enjoys working within a community committed to teaching quality education and values.