Primrose School at Crossroads Park

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

  • Krista Cook, School Director

    Krista Cook

    School Director

    Hello! I am Krista Cook and I am pleased to introduce myself to you all as the Center Director for the Primrose School at Crossroads Park. I bring alongside me my passion for Early Childhood Education with over seven years of experience. My Early Childhood Education career started back in 2014 as an assistant teacher where I easily worked my way up to lead teacher, health and safety coordinator, Curriculum Specialist, Assistant Director all the way to Center Director. I am extremely enthusiastic about the experience all families get the moment they step into our amazing school. I am dedicated to ensuring that you and your family receive the best experience while under our care.  

    I have a husband, Tripp who is also enthusiastic about Early Childhood Education and is in the same career field as me. I enjoy spending time with my family going on camping trips, visiting my husband’s hometown in Mississippi, and traveling state to state finding new hiking trails! We love the warmer seasons where we can find the best swimming holes and taste the best Cajun food!  

    I cannot wait to share my passion and drive alongside you all on my team at Crossroads Park! 

     

    Primrose Faculty since October 2022

  • Bridget Carter, Director of Education

    Bridget Carter

    Director of Education

    Hello, my name is Bridget Carter and I am pleased to introduce myself as the Director of Education. I am married and have three awesome children that are happily productive adults. I have over 20 years of experience working with children in many different facets. I received a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Psychology from Jackson State University then later completing an Alternative Teaching Program for an Early Childhood through Fourth Grade certification. I truly enjoy and love the early years of educating children while engaging with families. My career path has spanned from Counseling youth, Child Protection Caseworker, Elementary Teacher and previous Childcare Director. I deem it a pleasure to serve all our families at Primrose each and every day!

     

    Primrose Faculty since Feburary 2020

  • Megan Mason, Office Manager

    Megan Mason

    Office Manager

    Hi! My name is Megan Mason, I am the Office Manager here at Primrose Crossroads Park! I began working for Primrose in April 2015 and have loved every moment of it! I truly believe in our curriculum, our culture, and our balanced learning approach. I am passionate about Early Education and love watching children learn, grow, and explore.

    I was born and raised in Austin, Texas (Go Longhorns!!). My Husband and I relocated to Houston in October 2021. We have a very chatty, energetic eight-year-old son. On our free time we love exploring the outdoors, checking out local farmers markets or watching an Astros Game!

    I am so happy to be a part of the Primrose Family and I look forward to getting to know each of you!

    Primrose Faculty since October 2021

  • Asia Chaffin, Leadership Team Member

    Asia Chaffin

    Leadership Team Member

    Primrose Faculty since June 2022

  • Teresa Poore-Parker, Office Support Staff

    Teresa Poore-Parker

    Office Support Staff

    Hello, I fell in love with early childhood education the very first class I too in 1989. I’ve been teaching and coaching ever since. I’ve owned my own daycare. I was also Executive Director/Operator of  co-op state funded Pre-K Program, and a Literacy Coach for Preschool teachers. I love the fact that I get to be part of families lives and feel I have an impact on helping children grow.

     

    Primrose Faculty since June 2022

  • Julianna Valadez, Young Infant Lead Teacher

    Julianna Valadez

    Young Infant Lead Teacher

    Ms. Valadez works as the Lead Teacher in our Young Infant classroom. She has worked in childcare since 2017. Ms. Valadez was born and raised here in Houston. She is married and has two wonderful children. Ms. Valadez enjoys gardening, cycling, and reading.

    Primrose Faculty since May 2021

  • Danielle Montgomery, Older Infant Lead Teacher

    Danielle Montgomery

    Older Infant Lead Teacher

    Ms. Montgomery was born and raised in Cypress, Texas and graduated from Cy-Fair. Ms. Montgomery joined Primrose Crossroads Park with over 8 years of childcare experience and was a former Primrose teacher. She is our Lead Young Infant teacher and absolutely adores all the babies. On the weekends she likes to spend time with her family or read a book and relax. She is proud to be a part of the Primrose family!

    Primrose Faculty Since February 2017

  • Kimberly Smith

    Older Infants Assistant Teacher

    Hi, I’m Kimberly Smith I like working with infants because I like watching them grow and helping them to reach their milestones. I have been working in childcare for more than 20 years. I have CDA training and a Degree in Graphic Art. I have two children and 2 grandchildren that I love spending time with. My favorite book is Brown Bear, Brown Bear. In my spare time I enjoy reading books and completing word puzzles. I am truly so excited to be her at Primrose.

     

    Primrose Faculty since October 2022

  • Amber Carper, Infants Assistant Teacher

    Amber Carper

    Infants Assistant Teacher

    Hi I'm Amber! I’ve worked with babies of all ages for since 2020. I’ve also been a hair stylists for 11 years. Because of my love and passion for caring for children, I had to return to the industry. I have lived here in Houston all my life. I am excited to be here at Primrose and I pledge to care for your little ones as though they were my own. You see, at Primrose Schools we’re more than a team of professional teachers and child care education specialists. We’re also a family, and we care for every child as though he or she was our own.

  • Julia Ramirez, Infants Assistant Teacher

    Julia Ramirez

    Infants Assistant Teacher

    Hi I'm Julia! I’m a mother of 3 children, ages 23, 21, and 20 years old, along with being a step mom to 3 teenage boys. I am also a grandmother of a wonderful 3 ½ year old. My favorite thing about working with children is knowing I’m part of their learning and development. I can’t wait to learn more about you and your family.

  • Autumn Rowe, Toddler Lead Teacher

    Autumn Rowe

    Toddler Lead Teacher

    Ms. Rowe is the Lead Teacher in our Toddler classroom. She has childcare experience since 2011. She has a son that currently goes to Primrose! They love spending time together on weekends, especially outdoors!

    Primrose Faculty Since June 2019

  • Bianca Vega, Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Bianca Vega

    Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Hello my name is Bianca Alvarado. I am married and have 2 beautiful children. I love to travel with my family and go on new adventures. I have been working in the childcare industry since 2018 and have been here at Primrose since January 2022, starting as an Assistant Infant Teacher and now moving to Assistant Toddler Teacher. I really look forward to getting to know ever say one of the Toddlers and be with them for every milestone.

     

    Primrose Faculty since January 2022

  • Jennifer Campuzano

    Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Hi I'm Jennifer! I am new to Primrose, and I am excited to meet everyone as I have only heard great things about Primrose Schools. I enjoy being around children and being a part of their learning experience and growth. In my free time, I like going to the gym and traveling for vacation. At Primrose, I am so happy to be a part of a team of professional teachers and child care education specialists. We’re a family, and we care for every child as though he or she was our own.

  • Tanna Overton, Early Preschool Teacher

    Tanna Overton

    Early Preschool Teacher

    I’m Tanna Overton. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I am 23 years old and have lived in Houston my entire lie. In my free time, I like to hang out with my family and read. This is my first year at Primrose and I am super excited. I can’t wait to learn more about you and your family!

     

    Primrose Faculty since July 2022

  • Katy Marquina, Early Preschool 2 Assistant Teacher

    Katy Marquina

    Early Preschool 2 Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Marquina is the Assistant Teacher in our Early Preschool Two classroom. She has worked with children since 2016 and is currently working on a degree in education. Ms. Marquina excels in building positive relationships with the children in her care.

    Primrose Employee Since December 2018

  • Juanny Mendez, Preschool Pathways Lead Teacher

    Juanny Mendez

    Preschool Pathways Lead Teacher

    Ms. Mendez is the Lead Teacher in our Preschool Pathways classroom. She has over 20 years of childcare experience. Ms. Mendez has been married for 26 years and has one son. She always has a big smile and lots of positive energy. Ms. Mendez looks forward to not only teaching, but learning from each child she gets to work with.

    Primrose Faculty Since March 2017

  • Michelle Paz-Herrera, Preschool Pathways Assistant Teacher

    Michelle Paz-Herrera

    Preschool Pathways Assistant Teacher

    Hello! I was born in Washington State and eventually moved to Texas in 2012. I have lived here in Houston for about 10 years. I live with my mom, 2 older brothers and younger sister. I started my career in childcare while I was in high school. I completed one year of Child Development and two years of Child Guidance. My passion has always been working with and taking care of children, as it allows me the benefit to learn from them thus making me a better person. In my free time I enjoy reading books and doing outdoor activities.

     

    Primrose Faculty since September 2022

  • Gia Quesada, Preschool Pathways Assistant Teacher

    Gia Quesada

    Preschool Pathways Assistant Teacher

    Hello! I’m new to Primrose and to early childcare education. However, I’m very passionate about working with children and about learning new things along the way. I am so excited to start this new career path and be a part of the Primrose family. I used to work with animals as my first job, but felt no connection to it, then I found Primrose and now my focus is education. I hope to learn from my students and to bond with them so I can understand fully how to take care of their specific needs. As I gain more experience, I plan to further my education as a Special Education Teacher.

     

    Primrose Faculty since October 2022

  • Tiffany Wilson, Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Tiffany Wilson

    Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Wilson is the Assistant Teacher in our Preschool One classroom. She is originally from Louisiana and enjoys visiting and spending time with her family there. She is the mother of three wonderful kids. Ms. Wilson enjoys watching children learn new skills and being a part of their learning process.

    Primrose faculty since March 2021

  • Vanessa Vergas, Preschool 2 Assistant Teacher

    Vanessa Vergas

    Preschool 2 Assistant Teacher

    Hello! I have been in childcare for many years. Working with children is very rewarding to me. I have a degree from San Jacinto College in Business Management. I am also a new mom to a baby girl and between my sweet baby and active doggy I am busy most days at home. At Primrose, we are a family, and we care for every child as though he or she was our own. And like your home, our school provides a secure, nurturing environment that fosters self-discovery and a love of learning.

     

    Primrose Faculty since December 2021

  • Jennifer Hynson, Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    Jennifer Hynson

    Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Hynson is the Lead Teacher in our Preschool Two classroom. She has worked in the childcare field since 2014. Ms. Hynson is the proud mom of two boys and one girl: Nathan, Logan, and Sofia, and spouse to her husband of 10+ years. She loves to teach, draw, cook, and go to the movies. Ms. Hynson is excited to share her joy of teaching and education with the children in her class.

    Primrose Employee Since September 2017

  • Nallely Lugo, Preschool 2 Assistant Teacher

    Nallely Lugo

    Preschool 2 Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Lugo is the Assistant Teacher in the Preschool Two classroom. She has worked with children since 2015. Ms. Lugo loves children and is very family oriented. She truly enjoys seeing the daily growth of every child.

    Primrose faculty since Feburary 2020

  • Tiffaney Smith, Private Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Tiffaney Smith

    Private Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Hello, my name is Tiffaney Smith. I love being a part of the Primrose staff. I have worked in education since 2011. Over the years I have worked in the classroom as a Lead Teacher, written curriculum, and worked as an Assistant Director. I have my Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and absolutely love working with infants through elementary aged children. I am a mother of two wonderful boys and one spoiled little princess. I look forward to working with our amazing children and families.

    Primrose Faculty since June 2021

  • Neereli Farag, Private Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Neereli Farag

    Private Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
    Apple of Our Eye

    Hello, I'm Mrs. Farag! I was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. I moved to the United States in 1997. I graduated with Penn Foster University with an Associate Degree in Pharmacy. I got married and had my first child in 2007, which completely changed my mindset on my education leading me to obtain Child Development Associate and to pursue classes in Early childhood. I have two children that really enjoy spending time with I have been an early childhood educator for the past 10 years. I thrive to make a difference in each child’s life as I love to see them grow.

     

    Primrose Faculty since August 2022

  • Fadwa Talje, Private Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Fadwa Talje

    Private Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Hi, I'm Mrs. Fadwa! I graduated from the University of Houston-Downtown with the highest distinction being Summa Cum Laude and honors. I am a mother to a  beautiful boy! I love teaching and always wanted to teach ever since I was ten-years old. My favorite part of teaching is helping students learn new things. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with my family, traveling, and doing outdoor activities.

     

    Primrose Faculty since October 2021

  • Maria Rocha, Support Staff

    Maria Rocha

    Support Staff

    Hello, I was born in Tamaulipas, Mexico and moved to Roma, Texas in 1980. I am a very happy person who loves to share my  free time with family. I graduated from Roma High School. I married the love of my life, my husband in 1997 and have been together happily for 25 years. I have 3 children, my son Luz, daughter Isabel and daughter Milagros. I love that I am working for Primrose because my ideas and are truly valued. I am honored to be able to watch the babies grow and teach.

     

    Primrose Faculty since September 2021

  • Tori Aldaco, School Support Staff

    Tori Aldaco

    School Support Staff

    Hello, I'm Tori! I love to read and spend time with my family. I have a two year old son who means everything to me. I started working in childcare in order to be close to my son and found that how important child development and early childhood education really is. This school year, I am excited to build stronger relationships with my students and coworkers!

     

    Primrose Faculty since August 2022

  • Diana Avendano, Support Staff

    Diana Avendano

    Support Staff

    Ms. Diana was born in Laredo but grew up in Houston. Ms. Diana has been married to her husband for over 14 years and has a beautiful daughter named Bianca. Ms. Diana's hobbies are reading children's books and spending time with her daughter.

    Primrose Faculty Since February 2019

  • Glenn Chisholm, Chef

    Glenn Chisholm

    Chef

    Mr. Chisholm, or Mr. Glenn as the children refer to him, has been cooking for Primrose students since 2014. He finds passion in creating balanced nutritional meals each day for the children at our school. Glenn has a true joy for cooking and has worked in restaurants as a cook for most of his life.

    Primrose Employee Since June 2014

  • Matt and Anne Evers, Franchise Owner

    Matt and Anne Evers

    Franchise Owner

    Hello Parents!

    We are the franchise owners of Primrose School at Crossroads Park.

    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 at Crossroads Park 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 for the Northwest Houston, Jersey Village, Cypress, and surrounding areas.

    Thank you for sharing these important years of your child’s life with our family!

    Matt and Anne Evers are also proud owners of Primrose School of Copperfield, Primrose School of Atascocita, and coming soon, Primrose School at Balmoral.

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