staffRavi & Nikki PatelFranchise Ownershttps://ucarecdn.com/b43ed71e-9ca0-479f-8894-7ce9b9b666ac/-/crop/480x314/0,62/-/preview/<p>Hello 806! We are Ravi & Nikki Patel, your local Primrose of Amarillo Southwest owners! Ravi and I have been together since 2008 and married for 7 years! We have an 8 month old Primrose baby named Riyan and a 7 year old furbaby named Raider!</p><p>I have a bachelor’s degree in business from Wichita State University, although my education and background are in business my passion has always been children and education. My journey in early childhood education started 14 years ago as an assistant teacher after school and worked my way up to assistant director before graduating college. I decided I wanted to be in the child care business at the age of 18 and I have purposely taken all my steps towards that goal since. When Ravi and I started researching franchises a family friend mentioned Primrose to us and we never looked back. Primrose shares the same values, love for children, culture and importance of a good foundation early on as we do. We truly believe the importance of birth through 5 foundational skills.</p><p>Ravi graduated for Texas Tech University with a bachelor’s in finance – real estate then went on to pursue his MBA at UT Dallas with an emphasis in organizational behavior and marketing. Currently, Ravi has taken over the family business of managing and developing hotels. Ravi will continue his career with the family business but will be assisting me at Primrose with accounting and technical support. I will be managing the day to day operations along with a leadership team and support staff. We are so excited to share our dream come true with our hometown!</p><p>We look forward to you and your family becoming a part of our Family. </p>
Hello 806! We are Ravi & Nikki Patel, your local Primrose of Amarillo Southwest owners! Ravi and I have been together since 2008 and married for 7 years! We have an 8 month old Primrose baby na...
staffChelsea LopezDirectorhttps://ucarecdn.com/40e22f70-4d3d-4f51-a082-98cdd25f85e2/-/crop/3024x2413/0,811/-/resize/920x733/<p> Bill Gates once stated “The first five years have so much to do with how the next 80 turn out.” This is such an accurate statement regarding education in Early Childhood. The little minds that we have for those first 5 years of life are like little sponges, ready and willing to soak up whatever they can. If we help give them meaningful, enriched learning opportunities then the sky is the limit to what their futures may hold.</p><p>My name is Chelsea Lopez and my passion is doing all that I can to help those little minds do just that... grow and reach for the stars. I am a native of Amarillo and grew up in this amazing yellow city. I am married to an amazing Associate Pastor, Chris Lopez, and have a bright eyed 7 year old son who is my whole world. I graduated from West Texas A&M University in 2008 with a degree in Elementary Education, but after doing my semester of student teaching really felt a call towards Early Childhood Education. For as long as I can remember I have loved working with kids, and have done so in a vast capacity ranging from infants to teens. I have worked in every capacity in regards to early childcare, working as a student worker in an after school program, being a lead teacher to 4 year old's and PreK, and most recently operating as an Assistant Director and fill in Director in my last position. I know the milestones for age groups, I understand how they should develop socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically and I plan to give them only the best as the Director of Primrose School of Amarillo Southwest. To shape and mold a young mind is not something I take lightly, and I give you my word to do all that I can to make sure your student comes home everyday excited about the day they had at Primrose!</p>FalseTrueChelsea Lopez , Director