Hello! My name is RaeLynn Anderson and I have been with Primrose School at Candelas for 2.5 years now, since the day we opened. I am a Colorado native, where I grew up in a small town called Simla, CO. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Director’s License from the University of Northern Colorado. Go Bears! Between being an Assistant Director and Director, I have a total experience of six years combined in Childcare Administration. Before Administration, I taught between ages two to ten years of age. I have a previous experience with Primrose, where I was the Assistant Director at the Primrose School of Castle Rock and I have been itching to get back, so I am thrilled to return to Primrose Schools. My husband, our 3 year old daughter, and our fun loving boxer named Roxie, live here in Arvada. We enjoy sports, camping, boating, and spending time with our family and friends. I have a huge passion for children and their success and I am so excited for this journey here at Primrose School at Candelas.
My name is Brittani Allen and I am from Carlisle, PA. I’ve been working in child care since 2007 and I have been with Primrose Candelas for 1 1/2 years now. I’ve previously worked for Primrose and most recently for Jeffco Public Schools. I have completed my Early Childhood Education Associates degree at Red Rocks Community College and I am starting my Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education at MSU Denver in the Spring of 2021.I am excited to build relationships with the children and families at Primrose Candelas.
I am originally from Texas. I studied Hospitality and Tourism Management in college and I am TESOL certified, which means I can teach English to speakers of other languages. I will soon begin to work on my teaching certification for Colorado and I have taught Preschool for over 4 years, one year in Texas and 3.5 years in the Republic of Korea. Also, l have experience teaching Kindergarten and Elementary English while living overseas. Most recently, I have been an Assistant Director at a local church in Evergreen, CO.
Miss Vera is one of our Assistant Director's. She is originally from Orenburg, Russia and has been in childcare for 6 years, including one year at another Primrose School. She is currently Lead Teacher Qualified and working toward her Director's Certificate, in which she will finish this August. We are excited to have Vera's hard work and experience join our Primrose Team.
My name is Hanna and I have babysat since I was 14 years old and have worked in a childcare facility (Primrose) for a year and a half now. I am currently going to college to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Care Management. I have also taken many classes in Early Childhood Education and have some certifications. I love spending time with the family and my dog Lacey. I also like going out with friends and going to church on Sunday at Flatirons. I am excited to to make a positive impact on children’s lives. Teach them and watch them grow in their early stages of life. I’m thrilled to be apart of this team!
I’m Kenzie and I recently received my Lead Teacher Certification. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I come from a large family. I am the middle child out of 7. I also have a 6-month-old son. My favorite candy is the Ghirardelli Caramel Chocolates.
My name is Brittany Gillilad and I am from Lakewood, CO. I have 3+ years of experience in childcare. I am also currently going to school to receive my Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. I am excited to be getting to know all the children and the staff in the school.
My name is Mary and I have worked in childcare throughout my teen years and as a nanny. My Education consists of Highschool Graduate and Medical Assistant Certified. My favorite weekend activity is spending time with my new puppy and a lot of time outdoors or being an Auntie.
My name is Kim and I worked as a nanny for a year. My favorite hobbies are Reading books and watching movies. I also currently completed my CDA to become Lead Teacher Certified.
Hello. My name is Des. I have been a nanny and babysitter, off and on, for 7 years. I went to culinary school at Escoffier at Boulder, CO and I like going to the museum or park with my daughter. I am just recently completed my CDA for my Lead Teacher Certification.
Hi! I’m Nichole. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I am from Colorado, but I lived in Florida for ten years! I am a mom to a wonderful little boy. In my free time, I love going hiking, hanging out with friends and family and playing hacky sack haha! Being outside is my favorite thing! Any day I can spend outside is a good day! I can’t wait to learn more about you and your family.
I’ve been working in the childcare since May 2019. I was a Pre-K Aide. Then hoped around age groups for a while before settling in with the 2 years old in May 2020. I graduated from Pomona High School in 2019 and almost immediately started in childcare. I’ve taken a few classes through the Boulder Early Childhood Council and most recently completed Expanding Quality in Infant & Toddler Care.
My name is Mai and I am recently Lead Certified. My favorite book is “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein and in my personal time I enjoy Relaxing and Hiking.
I have worked in Childcare for 5 years and I love it. Besides children, I am very passionate about reading and writing. In my spare time, I am always reading or finding a new movie/show to watch. I also love animals and currently have a snake, bearded dragon, leopard gecko and a hamster.
Hi, my name is Lindsey! I graduated from CU in May with a Bachelors in History. I have 2 years of Early Childhood experience and 8 years of experience with children. In my free time, I like to watch soccer and go to matches with my sister, watch Harry Potter and Star Wars, and read books!
I’m Jordan! I just graduated high school and I’m starting Esthetician School. I love dogs and my favorite thing to do is going on long drives!
I am originally from Pittsburgh, PA I have 5 years experience in early childhood education. I love chicken wings and recreation sports and watching sports.
My name is Anakay. I am originally from Angel Fire, New Mexico. My childcare experience includes being Director of Children’s Church Ministry for my church, Children’s fitness instructor, gymnastics/sports coach, and a Children’s theatre director. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre with a double emphasis in Performance and Literature. My favorite food is blueberries and my favorite weekend activity is longboarding.
My name is Nevaeh Ramon and I am originally from Lansing, Michigan. I have worked with special needs students ranging 14-18 for the past 4 years, and babysat throughout middle and high school! I am currently a sophomore at Metropolitan State University studying for a Bachelors in History and Secondary Education. My favorite food is corn and my favorite weekend activity is heading to the mountains.
I’m Annie. I’m a very affectionate person. I like to be with my family. I also like to cook and dance
I’m Ben. I’m from Virginia, near Washington D.C., in Colorado for 6 years. My wife and I have a son born in 2021 who keeps us smiling and busy. We live in Arvada with 2 dogs and a cat. We enjoy getting out for walks and going to local restaurants when possible. I’m a big sports guy (not so much playing as watching these days) and love to get outside and to the mountains when possible