Primrose School of Centennial

Our Staff

  • Ms. Sara Warner, Director

    Ms. Sara Warner

    Director

    Sara joined the Primrose team as a lead teacher in October 2006. She began working with children in 2003 after she graduated from college. When she found Primrose, She knew where she wanted to be, in a Private School environment with a nationally accredited program. She became the Assistant Director at Parker in 2009 and Director at Parker in 2012. In January of 2019, she transferred to Centennial. She has always had a passion for creating a fun educational environment for children to learn and grow. Outside of work Sara enjoys watching baseball and playing golf with her husband.

  • Ms. Beth McGraw, Assistant Director

    Ms. Beth McGraw

    Assistant Director

    Beth is the assistant director at The Primrose School of Centennial. She has worked for Primrose since May of 2018 and has been in the Early Childhood Education field for over 28 years. Beth chooses to work at Primrose because of the high-quality education and care for families and children. She enjoys working closely with all the Primrose families and her wonderful co-workers. Beth is a Colorado native who graduated from CSU! Beth has four children, one grandchild,and one dog, and a cat. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend traveling, and hiking together. She is excited to be a part of the Primrose School of Centennial management team.

  • Mrs. Roxanne Mitchell, Office Manager

    Mrs. Roxanne Mitchell

    Office Manager

    Roxanne has been part of the Primrose Team since 2002. She began as a substitute and, within weeks, accepted a permanent position in the Toddler classroom and worked there for six years. She has truly enjoyed every day and the many wonderful children and parents she has come to know. Roxanne is currently working as the Office Manager at both the Centennial and Parker locations. She is married to her wonderful husband, Steve, and has two beautiful children, Amanda and Chris. They keep her busy with dance, theatre, and now college! While they are older now, they were Primrose alumni and have fond memories of all of the fun they had at Primrose!

  • Mr. Kaelan Davis, Director of Operations

    Mr. Kaelan Davis

    Director of Operations

    Kaelan joined the Primrose family back in 2015. He began as an Assistant to the Owners, which he absolutely loved doing! As the months went by, He went from running errands to running the Information Technology department. Currently, Kaelan is studying Business Marketing at the University of Colorado Denver. He has always had a passion for Marketing! He was part of DECA and a Nationally Recognized Business Club; he was a two-time Colorado State qualifier throughout his time in DECA. Kaelan's passion for Marketing has led him to become the Director of Marketing at the Primrose School of Centennial. He loves his job and the people.

  • Mrs. Kristen C., Infant Room Nursery Supervisor

    Mrs. Kristen C.

    Infant Room Nursery Supervisor

    Kristen has worked with children for over 10 years. She started at the Primrose School of Centennial in February of 2017. Kristen is our Infant Nursery supervisor and does a wonderful job with all of our sweet babies. She enjoys watching them grow in their 1st year. Outside of work, she loves hanging out with her family, including her two children, her husband, and the family dog, Oscar. Being a Colorado native, she is a huge Denver Broncos fan too!


  • Ms. Alisha, Early Childhood Lead Teacher- Young Toddlers

    Ms. Alisha

    Early Childhood Lead Teacher- Young Toddlers

    Alisha started with Primrose in June of 2020. Before coming to us she worked at another Primrose and was also a Para for Cherry Creek Schools. She Choose Primrose because of the positive atmosphere. The piece of her job she enjoys the most is working and playing with the children. Outside of work Alisha has three boys and is currently working on her BA in Early Childhood Education. She is a Colorado native and enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and writing stories. We are happy to have Alisha join our team.

  • Ms. Kami, Early childhood Aide-  Young Toddlers

    Ms. Kami

    Early childhood Aide- Young Toddlers

    Kami started Primrose in June of 2020. She choose Primrose because she heard it was a great place for childcare. The piece she enjoys most about her job is watching children grow and seeing their different personalities. Kami was born in Minnesota and raised in Colorado. Outside of work Kami enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with her 2 year old daughter. We are happy to have Kami be a part of our team.

  • Ms. Gosia H., Early Childhood Lead Teacher - Toddlers

    Ms. Gosia H.

    Early Childhood Lead Teacher - Toddlers

    Gosia has been working at Primrose School of Centennial since July 2016. She used to be a teacher at the Polish School by St. Joseph's Church for a year and worked as a nanny with children of different ages for almost 7 years. Gosia chose Primrose because she is very impressed with the curriculum and how Balanced Learning is implemented. She loves working with children, watching them grow and helping them develop their own personalities is the most rewarding experience. She is originally from Poland and moved to Colorado in 2005. In 2014, Gosia graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in communication. She is married and has 2 daughters. In her spare time,she enjoy reading, going for walks and traveling.

  • Ms. Olivia, Early Childhood Lead Teacher-Early Preschool

    Ms. Olivia

    Early Childhood Lead Teacher-Early Preschool

    Olivia started at Primrose in June of 2021. She is married, has a Bachelor's degree, and was born in the Philippines. She chose to work at Primrose because of the friendly atmosphere and supportive culture. Olivia's favorite thing about her job is that every day is a new challenge, and she loves seeing her students progress. Outside of work, Olivia makes wreaths, gardens and loves to watch the Broncos. We are so happy Olivia joined the Primrose team.


  • Ms. Melissa, Early Childhood Aide- Early Preschool Closer

    Ms. Melissa

    Early Childhood Aide- Early Preschool Closer

    Melissa joined the Primrose team in April of 2022. She is a native of Colorado and a graduate of Eaglecrest High School. Her favorite thing about working with children is how different and sweet they all are. Outside of work Melissa enjoys cooking and spending time with her friends. We are happy she joined the Primrose team.

  • Ms. Aileen H., Early childhood Lead Teacher- Preschool  Pathways

    Ms. Aileen H.

    Early childhood Lead Teacher- Preschool Pathways

    Aileen started her Primrose career in July of 2020. She chooses to work at Primrose because she wanted an opportunity to work with our great program while providing the same experience for her children. Aileen's favorite part about working with children is watching them grow and learning new skills. Outside of work Aileen enjoys spending time with her two girls, swimming, and going for walks. We are happy she has joined the Primrose team.

  • Ms. Ruth, Early Childhood Assistant Teacher-Preschool Pathways

    Ms. Ruth

    Early Childhood Assistant Teacher-Preschool Pathways

    Ruth joined Primrose in January of 2022. She is a Colorado native and graduated from Rangeview High School. She enjoys seeing how much children grow and learn in their early childhood. Outside of work, Ruth likes to drive to new places, listen to music, and write poetry. We are so happy that she joined our Primrose team.

  • Ms. Ramila, Early Childhood Aide-Preschool Pathways/Preschool Closer

    Ms. Ramila

    Early Childhood Aide-Preschool Pathways/Preschool Closer

    Ramila joined Primrose in December of 2021. She was born in Russia and grew up in Jacksonville, Fl. This is Ramila's first experience working with children, she is looking forward to knowing that she will be a part of the children's learning experience. Ramila has a bachelor's in Psychology and also works with a hospital on the weekends. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends and watching Netflix. We are thrilled to have her a part of our Primrose team.

  • Ms. Nicole G., Early Childhood Lead Teacher, Preschool 1

    Ms. Nicole G.

    Early Childhood Lead Teacher, Preschool 1

    Nicole has been a part of the Primrose team since May of 2018. She has worked in the Early Childhood Education field for over 8 years. Before Primrose, she worked as a nanny and at other childcare facilities. Nicole heard wonderful things about Primrose Schools, so she knew this is where she wanted to be when she decided to get back into teaching. She loves watching the children grow and learn as well as giving them snuggles throughout the day. Nicole is a Colorado Native who enjoys doing crafts and reading books with her daughter, Abigail. She loves being a mother and her daughter is her pride and joy. They enjoy going to the zoo and watching movies together at home.

  • Ms. Hui, Early Childhood Assistant Teacher-Preschool 1

    Ms. Hui

    Early Childhood Assistant Teacher-Preschool 1

    Ms. Hui started at Primrose in April of 2022. Before coming to Primrose, she worked at the Denver Chinese School. Her favorite part of working with children is seeing them be so curious. Outside of work, Hui has four children and enjoys music and sports. We are glad she has joined our Primrose team.

  • Ms. Lucija P., Early Childhood Lead Teacher - Preschool 2

    Ms. Lucija P.

    Early Childhood Lead Teacher - Preschool 2

    Lucija has been with Primrose since 2003. She was born in Croatia and has been living in Denver for many years now. Her two sons, Eric and Alexander, have both grown up here at Primrose. She has over 25 years of experience working with children ages 6 weeks to 4 years old. Lucija feels Primrose is a wonderful place to be a teacher.She was originally drawn to the amazing learning environment that Primrose creates and loves working with the children and their families and getting to be a part of their growth and development. She also has quite a bit of training and has taken college classes in Early Childhood Education, allowing her to meet the requirements to maintain her position as an Early Childhood Teacher and educator. When not at Primrose Lucija likes spending time with my boys, family and friends. She likes skiing, hiking, biking, running, camping, traveling to Croatia and playing hockey!

  • Ms. Meley, Early Childhood Aide -Preschool 2

    Ms. Meley

    Early Childhood Aide -Preschool 2

    Ms. Meley started with Primrose in September of 2021. She chose to come and work at Primrose because of the positive environment of both families and staff. Meley's favorite part about working with children is watching them learn and grow. Meley is from colororado and outside of work she enjoys painting and spending time with her friends. We are very happy she has joined the Primrorse Team.

  • Ms. Naqueena H., Early Childhood Lead Teacher - Private Pre-Kindergarten 2

    Ms. Naqueena H.

    Early Childhood Lead Teacher - Private Pre-Kindergarten 2

    Naqueena has worked at Primrose Schools since June 2015. Previously, she was a Pre-K 3 teacher in Houston, TX and I has been working with children since 2009. Naqueena was determined to work for Primrose Schools over all other schools in Colorado because of the well-planned lessons and incredible staff. She loves watching the growth in the students and making a difference in the student's lives. Naqueena graduated from Houston, TX and I was a part of the TSR Program in Houston. She enjoys singing, teaching, cooking, and riding her bike. She also love going to the mountains. Naqueena is the proud mother of two beautiful daughters and enjoy spending time with them in her free time.

  • Ms. Rajani, Early Childhood Aide-Pre-Kindergarten 2

    Ms. Rajani

    Early Childhood Aide-Pre-Kindergarten 2

    Rajani joined Primrose in January of 2022. She is originally from India and did teaching there as well. Her favorite part about working with children is that every day is different and filled with their energy and innocence. When Rajani is not working she loves being with her family and watching movies. We are happy to have her on our Primrose team.

  • Ms. Lexi, Early Childhood Lead Teacher-Pre-Kindergarten 1

    Ms. Lexi

    Early Childhood Lead Teacher-Pre-Kindergarten 1

    Ms. Lexi has been with Primrose since August 13th, 2019. Before coming here she had experience babysitting with a couple of families. She loves working with children because they always make her laugh and she enjoys watching them grow. Outside of work she enjoys hanging out with her friends. We enjoy Lexi being a part of our Primrose Family.

  • Ms. Gabriela  L., Early Childhood Lead Teacher-Pre-Kindergarten 1

    Ms. Gabriela L.

    Early Childhood Lead Teacher-Pre-Kindergarten 1

    Gabriela started at Primrose in August of 2019. She has a daughter that she has been sending to Primrose and was impressed by the school. Gabriela loves working at the same school her daughter attends and was really excited to work with the babies. She also has two older children in college. Outside of work Gabriela enjoys spending time with her family, going for walks, and dancing. We are happy to have her join our Primrose team.

  • Ms. Kristin C., Private Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Kristin C.

    Private Kindergarten Teacher

    Kristin is the Private Kindergarten teacher here at Primrose. She joined the Primrose staff in March of 2013. Prior to coming here, she gained extensive experience teaching in a variety of different capacities. Kristin has been a dance teacher since 2000 and has worked in both Early Childhood Education and as a substitute teacher in elementary-high school. She loves working with the Kindergarten age group. It is her joy to watch the children learn and grow each and every day, to see their constant curiosity, and in turn, being able to teach them and help them explore that curiosity is just a part of what she loves about education!When she is not at Primrose, She enjoys dancing-specifically West Coast Swing, crocheting and writing. One of her favorite things is participating in National Novel Writing Month each November. The challenge is to write 50,000 words (a short novel) in just one month!

  • Ms. Briana, Early Childhood Lead Teacher- Kindergarten/Explorers

    Ms. Briana

    Early Childhood Lead Teacher- Kindergarten/Explorers

    Ms. Briana started with Primrose in February of 2022. She lives in Castle Rock and has a teaching certificate in Montessori Education. The thing she enjoys most about working with children is the joy of seeing them accomplish their goals. Briana has a son Isaiah and a dog Clyde. Outside of work Briana enjoys hiking and going to the mountains. We are happy to have her as a part of our Primrose team.

  • Ms. Sheila, Early Childhood Aide/ Explorers

    Ms. Sheila

    Early Childhood Aide/ Explorers

    Sheila joined our Primrose school in May of 2022. She has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and worked in Pharmaceutical sales. Before Primrose, she worked with children at her church for 20 years. Sheila's favorite part of her job is seeing joy and delight in curious young minds. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, puzzles, reading, and spending time with family. We are thrilled to have her be a part of our team. 

  • Ms. Lexi D., Early Childhood Aide- Closer Kindergarten

    Ms. Lexi D.

    Early Childhood Aide- Closer Kindergarten

    Ms. Lexi started with Primrose in August of 2021. Before coming to Primrose, she nannied for several families. Lexi wanted to work at Primrose because she wanted to work with a range of different ages. Her favorite part of her job is watching all the different personalities develop. Outside of Primrose, Lexi enjoys cooking and cosmetology. We are happy to have her on our team.

  • Ms. Aaliyah, Early Childhood Aide-Floater/Support Staff

    Ms. Aaliyah

    Early Childhood Aide-Floater/Support Staff

    Ms. Aaliyah joined the Primrose team in April of 2021. She chose to work at Primrose for the experience and she enjoys one on one time with children. She is originally from Texas. Outside of work Aaliyah enjoys basketball, drawing, and spending time with her family. We are excited to have her here and think she is a great addition.

  • Ms. Courtney, Early Childhood Aide- Floater/Support Staff

    Ms. Courtney

    Early Childhood Aide- Floater/Support Staff

    Ms. Courtney started with Primrose in May of 2021. She has been a great addition to our staff and enjoys her time with all of the children. Courtney is originally from Illinois, has a Bachelor's in Psychology and a Master's in Gerontology. She also has one daughter. Outside of work Courtney enjoys hiking, movies, and traveling. We are thrilled she has come to join our team.

  • Ms. Michele C., Ms. Michele, Kitchen Supervisor

    Ms. Michele C.

    Ms. Michele, Kitchen Supervisor

    Michele is a Colorado native who has three children and three amazing grandchildren. She loves to cook and is excited to be our kitchen manager. Michele is responsible for all those great meals and snacks and does it with care and love.

  • Deb Tynan and Bob Tagliani, Franchise Owner

    Deb Tynan and Bob Tagliani

    Franchise Owners

    The Primrose School of Centennial is owned and operated by the husband and wife team of Deb Tynan and Bob Tagliani. Unable to find quality child care for their daughter, Bob and Deb took matters into their own hands and opened the first Primrose School in Colorado in early 1999. Deb was a senior officer with the fifth largest bank in Colorado and Bob was a Vice President with a national software vendor when they left their careers to open the Primrose School of Parker. They soon decided that they wanted to offer the same advantage to the families of Centennial as well, and opened up the Primrose school of Centennial in 2002. Deb is a native of the great state of Colorado and she encouraged Bob to move from the east coast after they both graduated from Boston University. Bob and Deb have a beautiful daughter named Natasha who is the primary reason they are in this industry today. The Primrose School of Centennial has established a strong reputation in the community and enjoys a wonderful relationship with the families it serves. Over the past several years, the owners have been recognized for their achievement by several organizations, including receiving the President's Award for Excellence from the Primrose Franchising Company. The school is accredited by AdvancED, the parent organization of the divisions SACS CASI and NCA CASI, which accredit local Primrose Schools across the nation. The school continues to achieve success by maintaining extremely high standards in all programs as well as retaining outstanding teachers. The owners are on-site daily and maintain a hands-on approach to business. Bob and Deb are extremely proud of their school and its employees and would love for you to experience the difference yourself. Please stop by for a tour today!

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