Primrose School of Copperfield

Our Staff

  • Jamie Keel, Executive Director

    Jamie Keel

    Executive Director
    Hello, my name is Jamie Keel and I am pleased to introduce myself as the Executive Director for the Primrose School of Atascocita, Primrose School at Crossroads Park, Primrose School of Copperfield, Primrose School of Greatwood, and Primrose School at Balmoral. I started my career in early childhood in 2009 and have worked with Primrose Schools since 2010. I graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, however continued my education at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. It was at the University of St. Thomas where I completed my education coursework and obtained an early childhood through 6th grade teacher certification. I have experience as a Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Lead Teacher as well as Leadership experience as both Assistant Director and School Director. My husband Adam and I have three amazing children who all attended Primrose. Primrose is more than a school for us; it is a part of our family! I am proud to say I get to work at the very best preschool for infant through kindergarten and after school care for the Northwest Houston, Northeast Houston, Jersey Village, Cypress, Sugar Land, and surrounding areas.

    Primrose faculty since August 2010

  • Lindsey Griffin, Regional Manager

    Lindsey Griffin

    Regional Manager

    Hi, my name is Lindsey Griffin and I am pleased to introduce myself as the Regional Director for the Primrose School at Crossroads Park and Primrose School of Copperfield. I started my career working in early childhood in 2010 and have worked with the Primrose Schools since 2012. I have an Associates Degree of Arts in Teaching from Lone Star College. While working in the Primrose Schools I have held many titles from Lead Teacher, Administrative Assistant, Assistant Director, Director, and now Regional Manager. I enjoy coming into the schools each day to see smiling children learning new things each day as well as working hand in hand with our teachers and leadership teams to help them grow to become the best teachers and leaders of Houston in early childhood education.

    Primrose Faculty Since May 2012

  • Brittany Dowler, Director

    Brittany Dowler


    Hello! My name is Brittany Dowler and I am pleased to introduce myself as the Director of Primrose School of Copperfield. I was born in Houston, Texas but I was raised in both Oklahoma and Texas. I graduated high school from Langham Creek. I went to Northeastern State University in Oklahoma and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. I have over 18 years of childcare experience. I started out as a Pre-Kindergarten teacher and then worked my way to different leadership positions such as a Health and Safety Coordinator, Assistant Director, and a Director. Most of my free time is spent with my nephew Lyncoln and going on cruises with family and friends. I am excited to continue my early education journey with you and be a part of this amazing Primrose family! 

  • Jailene Alvarez, Education Coach

    Jailene Alvarez

    Education Coach


    My name is Jailene Alvarez. I have Bachelor's in Psychology and I minored in Education. My favorite thing about teaching is watching my children learn and grow each day. When I'm not at work I enjoy spending time with my three dogs and my family. I plan on continuing my career in Education by completing my teaching certification and my Master's degree.

    Primrose faculty since 2020

  • Shelby Roemer, Office Manager

    Shelby Roemer

    Office Manager

    Mrs. Roemer is a born and raised Texan. She has been a part of the Primrose Family for 3 years, with her two boys attending our Crossroads Park location. She is excited to be back in child care and can't wait to meet all the children and watch them grow.

  • Katie Baird, Office Support Staff

    Katie Baird

    Office Support Staff

    I've been a teacher here at Primrose since 2018. I attended this school as a student too! I enjoy teaching my friends new things, and watching them grow. Being an early education teacher is the most rewarding occupation, and I absolutely love it!


    Primrose Faculty since August 2018

  • Marie Robinson, Young Infant Lead Teacher

    Marie Robinson

    Young Infant Lead Teacher

    Ms. Marie has been with Primrose for ten years, but has worked in childcare for over twenty years. She loves working with children and being a positive role model in their life. She is a people person and tries to help others any way she can. She is very honest and upfront with those around her. She has one son and a grandson who is 11.

    Primrose faculty since October 2009


  • Josefina Reyes, Young Infant Assistant Teacher

    Josefina Reyes

    Young Infant Assistant Teacher

    Care giving is Ms. Josie's passion and she loves taking care of others. She plans to continue working with children in the future, just as she has done her whole life. She has been married for 27 years, has three daughters and one eight month old granddaughter. Her three dogs and one cat also keep her very busy.

    Primrose faculty since October 2015

  • Maria Ledezma, Older Infant Lead Teacher

    Maria Ledezma

    Older Infant Lead Teacher

    Ms. Ledezma is currently attending college to graduate with her associates degree, with plans to transfer to Prairie View A&M to continue her college degree. She has experience taking care of children during church services and has always loved working with and teaching children.

  • Selena Ledezma, Older Infant Assistant Teacher

    Selena Ledezma

    Older Infant Assistant Teacher

    I am the second youngest of 5 siblings. I love to play all kind of sports. I just graduated High School and I am going to continue school with pursuing a degree in nursing. I have enjoyed spending time with kids for as long as I can recall. I have one brother and three sisters with two nephews and four nieces. I love spending time with my family and traveling.

  • Lucila Rivas, Infants Assistant Teacher

    Lucila Rivas

    Infants Assistant Teacher

    Hello, I am Lucila Rivas. I have been married for 22 years and I have two wonderful kids. My daughter's name is Larisa and my son's name is Franco, they are my life. I am originally from the beautiful country El Salvador.


    Primrose Faculty since September 2022

  • Jessica Pineda, Young Toddler Lead Teacher

    Jessica Pineda

    Young Toddler Lead Teacher

    I am excited to begin my journey as a Primrose infant teacher. I am originally from New York, however moved to Texas over 12 years ago and love it. I have three children; two boys and one girl. My background is in the medical field, but I love working with children. I love spending time outdoors especially hiking with my family. My favorite thing about teaching toddlers is projecting my positive and smiley personality onto them.

  • Catherine Pernudi

    Young Toddler Assistant Teacher
  • Ashley Reyes, Early Preschool Lead Teacher

    Ashley Reyes

    Early Preschool Lead Teacher
    Apple of Our Eye

    Hi, my name is Ashley. I have been teaching since 2015, working with all ages, but I just find myself back with the two year old age group! My favorite thing about teaching is learning with my students and seeing their faces light up during out lessons. During my personal time, I love to draw or read.

  • Angel Johnson, Early Preschool Assistant Teacher

    Angel Johnson

    Early Preschool Assistant Teacher

    Hi, my name is Angel Johnson. I have worked in childcare a little over two years. I am the mother of a wonderful four year old. I love children and I hope to watch my children grow in the classroom.


    Primrose Faculty since September 2022

  • Emeli Rodriguez, Early Preschool Assistant Teacher

    Emeli Rodriguez

    Early Preschool Assistant Teacher


    My name is Emeli Rodriguez. I am currently attending Lone Star College wanting to get my Associate's in Arts. Once I graduate, I would like to continue my career in Speech Pathology and continue studying until I receive my Master's degree. I enjoy working with children and watching them grow everyday. On my days off, I enjoy hanging out with my family and friends. 


    Primrose faculty since 2022

  • Jessica Lopez, Preschool Pathways Lead Teacher

    Jessica Lopez

    Preschool Pathways Lead Teacher

    Ms. Jessica has been at Primrose since 2013, and has worked in Toddlers, EPS and is currently the Preschool Pathways lead teacher. She enjoys working with children and being a part of their everyday learning and growing. Creating a fun classroom environment that supports the learning and creativity of each child is important to her. She is excited to meet your family!

    Primrose faculty since June 2013

  • Alexis De Hoyos, Preschool Pathways Assistant Teacher

    Alexis De Hoyos

    Preschool Pathways Assistant Teacher

    Hello! My Name is Alexis De Hoyos. I'm currently in college working on my degree in Early Education. I enjoy teaching because I get to see the children grow and how they change. On my free time, I enjoy being with my family, my boyfriend, and friends. For this school year, I am excited to see all the children grow and see how much they all change!

  • Clarissa Centamore, Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Clarissa Centamore

    Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    I am a dog mom of a sweet girl named Riley. I am a recently new aunt of a little baby girl. In my spare time I teach dance and color guard to high school kids. I hope to one day have my own vet office and four sweet fur babies with my partner. I love working with kids because I always feel like I learn something from them all the time.


    Primrose faculty since 2021

  • Diana Avendano, Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    Diana Avendano

    Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    I was born in Laredo, but grew up in Houston. I have been married to my husband Alex for over 14 years and we have a beautiful daughter named Bianca. My hobbies are reading any children's books and spending time with my daughter. My favorite part of teaching Preschool is getting to hear all of the stories the children tell me.


    Primrose faculty since 2014

  • Kai Semien, Preschool 2 Assistant Teacher

    Kai Semien

    Preschool 2 Assistant Teacher


    I’m Ms.SemienI wanted to tell you a little about myself!

    I am a little shy at times, but once you get to know me, I am very eccentric. I was Valedictorian in High School and I work hard for what I believe in. I hope to one day become a teacher and a child life specialist.  l love children and cannot wait to start my journey with them.


    Primrose faculty since 2022

  • Tiffany Portillo, Private Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Tiffany Portillo

    Private Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Hello, my name is Tiffany Portillo. I was born and raised in Houston, Tx. My family is from El Salvador and I'm fluent in English and Spanish. I'm the first one in my family to go to college and I have a Master's degree and I'm currently pursuing my Teacher Certification. 


    Primrose faculty since August 2022

  • Ral'Jae Green, Private Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Ral'Jae Green

    Private Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Hello! My name is Ral'Jae Green. I love being able to show off my creativity through drawing. I would like to one day travel the world and learn about differnt cultures and languages. I love to bake and try to create different designs. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.


    Primrose Faculty since September 2022

  • Courtney Kelley

    Explorer Teacher

    My name is Courtney Kelley and I am currently working towards my Bachelor's degree at Sam Houston State University. One of my favorite things in this world is my super cute dog, Victory. I am so excisted to grow and learn many lessons along side witht the children.


    Primrose Faculty since May 2021

  • Gisela Velasquez, Support Staff Teacher

    Gisela Velasquez

    Support Staff Teacher

    Hi, my name is Gisela Velasquez. I am a college student with hopes of majoring in Business Accounting or Finance. I have three little nieces and two little nephews that i'm absolutely in love with! I currently live with my parents, sister, and Chihuahua. Being around children and watching them laugh and grow make my day 10 times better.

    Primrose Faculty since July 2022

  • Laticia Simpson, School Chef

    Laticia Simpson

    School Chef

    I’m Ms. Simpson.  I wanted to tell you a little about myself.


    I have been a pastry student at CIL for the past two years. As a San Diego native, I grew up always have a niche for the Culinary Arts, watching Iron Chef, and Chopped. I hope to one day start a nonprofit organization to introduce home economics and baking to the children in her local community.






  • Chelsea De Leon, Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Chelsea De Leon

    Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Hi I'm Chelsea! I graduated from UH with a degree in Media Production. I started my career in television, then realized my passion was working with children and obtained my teaching certificate to begin my new career in Education. I have 5 children who keep me busy at home and full of love. I also enjoy doing photography and graphic designs in my spare time!

  • Matt and Anne Evers, Franchise Owner

    Matt and Anne Evers

    Franchise Owner

    We are the franchise owners of Primrose School of Copperfield.

    In 2015, our Primrose journey started where many of you are right now - trying to find the best child care option for our new son. Through that search we were so impressed with Primrose that we decided to become owners. Both our children, Cooper (7) and Cannon (5) attend Primrose and we are very involved in the day to day operation.

    If you are looking for a great child care option from a place that treats you like family, please come by for a tour. We would love to introduce you to our professional leadership team and amazing faculty. Everyone at the Primrose School of Copperfield is dedicated to providing a safe, loving, and high quality educational experience for your child. We strive to be the very best preschool for infant through kindergarten and after school care.

    Matt and Anne Evers are also proud owners of Primrose School at Crossroads Park, Primrose School of Atascocita, Primrose School of Greatwood, and Primrose School at Balmoral.

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