Primrose School of Briargate

Our Staff

  • Jenny P., Director

    Jenny P.

    Director

    Hi, I'm Jenny. I wanted to tell you a little bit about myself. My hometown is Colorado Springs, Colorado. I have been in Early Childhood Education since 1999. I have my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education. My favorite food is Mexican. On the weekend when the weather is right I love riding my motorcycle. My favorite children's book is " Caps for Sale" by Esphyr Slobodkina. The Primrose Pal I can most relate to is Peanut because I believe that being honest is important. What I am most excited about this school year is getting to know all the children.

  • Luz F., Assistant Director

    Luz F.

    Assistant Director

    Hi i'm Luz. I wanted to tell you a little bit about myself. My hometown is in Vegas Baja, Puerto Rico. I attended the University of Puerto, where I received my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education. I also have over 30 years experience in child education. My favorite food is Puerto Rican and Mexican food. On the weekends I enjoy spending my time reading and traveling. My favorite children's book is " Are you my Momma". The Primrose Pal I can most relate to is Molly the Cow. What I am most excited about this year is getting to know the children and observe how they grow and develop.

  • Erica P., Front Desk Administrator

    Erica P.

    Front Desk Administrator

    Hi, I’m Erica. I wanted to tell you a little bit about myself. My hometown is La Porte, Texas. I have been working with children about 12 years as well as some college in Early Childhood Education. My favorite food is Mexican!! On the weekends I enjoy going hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing. My favorite children’s book is “ Clark the Shark Dares to Share” by Bruce Hale. The Primrose Pal I feel I can most relate to is Mia the mouse because we both like exercising.

  • Kathy E., School Chef

    Kathy E.

    School Chef

    I'm Ms. Kathy. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. My hometown is Dodgeville, Wisconsin. I have 1 year studying at VoTech. I am also a mother and proud grandma. My favorite food is chicken. On the weekends I enjoy spending time at family gatherings. My favorite children's book is "The Magic School Bus" by Joanna Cole and Robbin Cuddy. The Primrose pal I most relate to is Katie the Cat because like Katie, I love cooking!

  • Bianca M., Infant Lead Teacher

    Bianca M.

    Infant Lead Teacher

    Hi, I'm Bianca. I wanted to tell you a little bit about myself. I grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. I have been working with children for about 12 years and have received my high school diploma. My favorite food is Peruvian food. On the weekends I enjoy spending my time in the gym. My favorite children's book is " Llama Llama Red Pajama" by Anna Dewdney. The Primrose Pal I can most relate to is Billy the Duck. This school year I am looking most forward to seeing the next chapter of Primrose unfold and watching our babies grow and learn.

  • Lisa R.

    Infant Lead Teacher
  • Kendra L., Young Toddler Lead Teacher

    Kendra L.

    Young Toddler Lead Teacher

    I’m Kendra. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I am originally from Colorado Springs. I have over 5 years of experience in the early childhood education and have 3 years of Early Childhood Education through UCCS. My favorite food to eat is spaghetti. On the weekends I enjoy reading. My favorite children’s book is “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle. The Primrose Pal I most relate to is Og because like Og I love to read books.

  • Angel C.

    Young Toddlers Assistant Teacher
  • Pinky K., Lead Floater

    Pinky K.

    Lead Floater

    Hi, I'm Harjit but my nickname is Pinky. I wanted to tell you a little bit about myself. My hometown is Punjab, India. I have over 5 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. I also have my Bachelors in Commerce and Business Education. My favorite food is tacos. On the weekend I enjoy trying new recipes, or finding a good book to read. My favorite children's book is "Oh the Places You'll Go" by Dr. Seuss. The Primrose Pal I can most relate to is Og the bookworm because I love to read. This school year I am extremely excited to learn more about the students and help them enjoy reading as much as I do.

  • Rachael M.

    Toddler Lead Teacher

    I’m Rachael. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. My hometown is Irvine, California, but consider Colorado Springs my actual hometown. I was a military kid growing up. I have over 10 years of experience in the Early Childhood Education and volunteering with them. I have some college and I am currently seeking a degree in Elementary Education. My favorite food is tacos. On the weekends I enjoy getting to spend time with my family. My favorite children’s book is “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” by Bill Martin Jr. The Primrose Pal I can most relate to is Molly the cow because I am very loving and kind. What I am most excited about this year is getting to meet new families and watching my children grow. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns please feel free to speak to me at pick up/drop off time or schedule a meeting via the ProCare App.

  • Abby O.

    Toddler Floater
  • Shawnna E., Lead Teacher

    Shawnna E.

    Lead Teacher
    Apple of Our Eye

    I'm Shawnna. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. My hometown is Colorado. I have over 25 years working in the Early Childhood Education field. I graduated from Pikes Peak CC. My favorite food is Mexican. On the weekends I enjoy horse back riding. My favorite children's book is "Silly Sally" written by Audrey Wood. The primrose pal I can most relate to is Libby the lamb. What I am most excited about this year is getting to meet all the students and watch them grow.

  • Jessyka C., Assistant Teacher

    Jessyka C.

    Assistant Teacher

    I’m Jessyka. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I am originally from Cleveland, Ohio. I have 20 years of early childhood experience and attended Grandview University and received a major in Pre-Law and Art & Art Therapy. My favorite food to eat is break foods! On the weekends I enjoy sleeping in and resting. My favorite children’s book is “Giraffes Can’t Dance” by Giles Andreae. The Primrose Pal I most relate to is Billy the duck, likes Billy, I love music! This year I am most excited to be at a new school, meet new coworkers and watch the children grow!

  • Hailey P.

    Early Preschool Floater
  • Julie W.

    Pathways Assistant Teacher
  • Sarah F.

    Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    I’m Sarah.I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I was born in Burbank, CA but grew up in Camarillo, CA. I’ve worked in daycare for 2 years, been a lead for 1 and ½ years. My favorite food is tied with Mexican and BBQ. On weekends, I enjoy going to the park with my daughter, reading, or seeing family. I have a small library of children’s books at home and could never narrow it down to one book. However, I love “Boom, Chicka Boom,” “The Big, Red, Ripe Strawberry” and “It Could Always Be Worse.” I relate most to Og , Peanut, and Percy but mostly Og the bookworm. I’m most excited to work in the Primrose garden with the kids. Best way to schedule a time to talk is in person. I can’t wait to have a super-fun time with your kids!

  • Ashley J.

    Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    I’m Ashley.I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I am originally from Thornton, CO. I’ve worked in childcare for 3 years and graduated Dripping Springs High School in May 2019. My favorite food to eat is Chicken and Rice. On the weekends I enjoy going shopping. My favorite children’s book is “Llama Llama Red Pajama.” The Primrose character that I most relate to is Billy the duck, I love music just like him. What I am most excited about this school year is to see the children accomplish those big milestones!

  • Sharatha M., Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    Sharatha M.

    Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    Hi, I’m Sharatha. I wanted to tell you a little bit about myself. My hometown is Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia. My childcare experience consists of teaching 5 years in Malaysia, and over 5 years in the U.S.A. I also have my Associates Degree in Early Childhood Development. My favorite food is Chinese or Thai. On the weekends I enjoy painting, reading or binge watching TV shows. My favorite children’s book is “Hansel & Gretel” by the Grimm Brothers. The Primrose Pal I feel I can most relate to is Og the bookworm because like Og, I love books. What I am most excited about this year is being a part of the Primrose family.

  • Christie S., Pre K 1 Lead Teacher

    Christie S.

    Pre K 1 Lead Teacher

    Hi, I'm Christie. I wanted to tell you a little bit about myself. My hometown is Vacaville, California, but I have lived all over the "united States. I have been working in Early Childhood Education for over 9 years and have some college background. My favorite foods are chicken, and French fries. On the Weekends I enjoy hiking and watching my daughter cheer. My favorite children's book is " Guess How Much I Love You" by Sam McBratney. The Primrose Pal I can most relate to is Mia the mouse. This school year I am most excited about watching the children grow and develop.

  • Saydra S., Pre K 2 Lead Teacher

    Saydra S.

    Pre K 2 Lead Teacher

    I’m Saydra. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I wanted to tell you a little bit about myself. I am originally from Colorado Springs and have been working in Early Childhood for over 4 years. I am currently enrolled at UCCS and plan on majoring in Sociology/ECE. On the weekends I enjoy going to the movies and my favorite thing to eat is sesame chicken. My favorite children’s book is The “Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupery. The Primrose Pal I most relate to is Katie the cat. This year I am most excited to see the growth of our little friends.

  • Natalie D., Pre K 2 Lead Teacher

    Natalie D.

    Pre K 2 Lead Teacher

    I’m Natalie. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. My hometown is Florida. I have over 6 years of childcare experience and have some college classes. My favorite food to eat is steak. On the weekends I enjoy playing with my daughter. My favorite children’s book is “Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown. The Primrose Pal I most relate to is Libby the lamb.

  • Kelsey C., Pre K 2 Lead Teacher

    Kelsey C.

    Pre K 2 Lead Teacher

    Hi, I'm Kelsey. I wanted to tell you a little bit about myself. My hometown is Manitou Springs, Colorado. I have over 8 years working in early childhood education. My favorite thing to eat is spicy Mexican food. On the weekends I enjoy going on fun adventures with my son and daughter. My favorite children's book is "Sweet Dream Pie" by Audrey Wood. The Primrose Pal I can most relate to is Billy the Duck because he loves music and so do I. Also Billy the Duck has purple feathers and I have purple hair. What I am most excited about is being able to coach and mentor all of our teachers and help make them shine and be the best they can be. Best time to talk to me is leave me a note by my office with your email or phone number, and I will schedule a time with you.

  • Olivia C., Support Staff/ Floater

    Olivia C.

    Support Staff/ Floater

    I’m Olivia. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. My hometown is Colorado Springs. I am currently in High School and have been babysitting/nannying. My favorite food is smoothies! On the weekends I enjoy hanging out with my friends. The Primrose Pal I relate to the most is Percy. What I am most excited about this year is to see the kids and have fun playing with them.

  • Emily L., Support Staff/Floater

    Emily L.

    Support Staff/Floater

    I’m Emily. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I am born and raised in Colorado Springs. I am currently a senior in high school and volunteer at my church with kids! On the weekends I enjoy hanging out with my friends. My favorite food to eat is cereal. My favorite children’s book is “The Pout-Pout Fish” by Deborah Dieson. This year I am looking forward to meeting new people.

  • Mia W.

    Support Staff/Floater
  • Christine and Rodney Dell, Franchise Owner

    Christine and Rodney Dell

    Franchise Owners

    Hello, my name is Christine Dell.
    My husband, Rodney, and I are the proud owners of the Primrose School of Briargate, Colorado Springs. We are also the proud parents of two sons, Jason and Trevor, who have blessed us with two precious daughters in law, and six beautiful grandchildren.
    Our entire family have always treasured quality education combined with character development. When we were presented with this opportunity to become owners of the beautiful Briargate School, we knew it was the perfect fit for us. We agree with Primrose that “who children become is as important as what they know.”
    We are very excited about the exclusive Primrose curriculum, which is balanced and combines purposeful play with nurturing guidance from our dedicated staff, who also encourage curiosity, creativity, confidence and compassion. We believe our children will benefit from these important skills and attitudes throughout their lives.
    We are privileged to work with our professional staff who provide great day-to-day nurturing of every child that attends our school. Together we look forward to meeting you and welcoming you and your precious children into our Briargate family.
    To learn more about our beautiful school, please contact or visit us at www.primrosebriargate.com or call (719) 268-0664.

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