Primrose School of Denver North

Our Staff

  • Tsukiko Michael, Director

    Tsukiko Michael

  • Lauren Emory

    Assistant Director of Operations
  • Mariela Gomez, Assistant Director of Services

    Mariela Gomez

    Assistant Director of Services

    "If you can dream it, you can do it" - Walt Disney

    Ms. Mariela is the Assistant Director of Services at Primrose School of Denver North. She has been working in the early childhood education field since 2008, and holds a certification in Early Childhood Education (ECE).

    Mariela enjoys working with children to help them reach their dreams. She believes every child should be valued and treated with respect. There's no greater joy for Mariela than witnessing that "lightbulb, a-ha" moment on the children's faces when they learn something new. Ms. Mariela believes that laying a strong foundation in education empowers a child to help him or her make a positive contribution to our world, and sets lifetime habits that will serve each child in finding their ultimate success in life.

    Mariela is married and has lived in Colorado for 18 years. She loves to travel and shop! She absolutely loves everything Disney and can recite most of the words to Disney songs!

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  • Lorena Garcia, Infant 1 Lead Teacher

    Lorena Garcia

    Infant 1 Lead Teacher

    Bio coming soon!

  • Daisy Briggs

    Infant Support Aide
  • Kim Nicol

    Older Infants Lead Teacher
  • Anita Bowman

    Infant Aide
  • Renne Lozoya

    Lead Toddler 1 Teacher
  • Veronica Martinez

    Toddler 1 Aide
  • Griselda Lopez

    Lead Toddler 2 Teacher
  • Anna Medina

    Toddler 2 Aide
  • Celena Ramirez, Early Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Celena Ramirez

    Early Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Celena is an Early Preschool Teacher at Primrose School of Denver North. She has been working in the early childhood education field since 2012. This experience and education has provided her with the tools she needs to be a fantastic early childhood education teacher. Ms. Celena enjoys working with children and helping them reach their dreams.

    Celena is a new mother to an adorable little boy named Sebastian. She was born in Colorado, and her favorite hobby is going to the mountains and walking around the gorgeous outdoors to breathe in the fresh air. She is the second oldest of 9 children!

    Ms. Celena is eager to get to know you and your child(ren) and partner with you on this incredible journey. She looks forward to bringing joy to the children at Primrose School of Denver North and teaching them about the world, as well as establish a strong learning and loving foundation for a brighter future.

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  • Kimberly Acosta, Early Preschool 1 Co-Teacher

    Kimberly Acosta

    Early Preschool 1 Co-Teacher

    "If your dreams are in the sky, better learn how to fly" - Anonymous

    Ms. Kimberly received certification in ECE assistant teaching through Red Rocks Community College. Ms.K wishes to continue her education at the University of Colorado Denver to major in Elementary Education while she continues to serve and work with children.

    As an assistant teacher, Ms.Kimberly provides an enjoyable schooling experience for children who are now beginning their education. She most enjoys helping to build positive mindsets in her classroom and providing children with the needs they deserve.

    In her free time, Ms. K loves to spend time with her dog Darla. She also loves to play volleyball with friends and family, competitively but also for fun!

  • Sa'adah Sukar, Early Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    Sa'adah Sukar

    Early Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    “A teacher changes the world one child at a time” - unknown.

    Saadah is an Early Preschool Teacher at Primrose School of Denver North. She has been working in the early childhood education field for over ten years, and holds a certification, hours, and credits in Early Childhood Education (ECE). She has also successfully completed 25+ hours of ECE specific training through the wonder program.

    Ms. Saadah enjoys working with young children because she has a passion for helping them grow their curious minds. She believes a strong foundation in education lays the groundwork for a positive future.

    Saadah is married with three beautiful girls. She has lived in Colorado for 18 years and loves it! She loves traveling, reading great books, singing, and walking in nature. She was born in Indonesia, and is the youngest of seven children. She speak 5 languages, and is able to read and write in Arabic. She looks forward to bringing her passion and knowledge to the classroom. Her commitment to the children at Primrose School of Denver North shines through in the way she creates a loving, supportive, and fun learning environment for all.

    Learn more about Sa'adah here:

  • Michelle Zavala

    Early Preschool 2 Co-Teacher
  • Nicole Dunn, Preschool Pathways Lead Teacher

    Nicole Dunn

    Preschool Pathways Lead Teacher

    “While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about” – Angela Schwindt

    Nicole graduated from Southeast Technical Institute of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with honors, and with an Associate's of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. She has enjoyed teaching children ever since and has aspirations to further her education as her career continues to grow.

    Nicole knew as early as first grade that she wanted to be teacher. Growing up, she had many teachers and mentors who inspired her to think, learn and in turn educate others. As a Lead Toddler Teacher at Primrose School of Denver North, her goal is to inspire the minds of our little thinkers and set them up for success that will continue to grow for generations on.

    When she's not in the classroom, she can often be found hanging out with her two boys, exploring the community, or visiting with my close family and friends.

  • KayLee Grant, Preschool Pathways Aide

    KayLee Grant

    Preschool Pathways Aide

    KayLee currently teaches Early Preschool 2 at Primrose School of Denver North (ages 2.5-3). KayLee believes every student is capable of learning, and this work of learning and growing into a better human is a worthwhile pursuit. She is passionate about inspiring students to become the best version of themselves and that anything is possible with dedication and commitment.

    KayLee pursued her bachelor's degree in theater and put it to use by living in the vibrant city of New York for five years working both in theater and in the service industry. She recently relocated to Denver, Colorado to be closer to her family. Working with children has been a dream of hers and she knew this so be true when she would perform at local children's theaters for students around the country. She decided to take the leap from theater and pursue her passion in the education field.

    Ms. KayLee grew up dancing. She danced ballet, jazz, and tap. She auditioned for the Nutcracker when she was sixteen and got the part! She then toured with the Moscow dance company. In college, she focused on acting, costume design, and hair and makeup. Her final and most rewarding show before moving to Denver was choreographing the musical "Seussical." KayLee hopes to infuse her love and passion for dance and theater with her students in everyday curriculum.

    Outside of the classroom, you can find KayLee hiking and exploring new cuisines at different restaurants across Denver.

  • Suzie Cornejo

    Preschool 1 Lead Teacher
  • Aja Bowman

    Preschool 1 Co-Teacher
  • Maliha Saeed, Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    Maliha Saeed

    Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    “I believe that a child going without an education is a crime”- Kamala Harris

    Ms. Maliha has been working in the early childhood field for about fifteen years and holds a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education. Maliha moved from Fort Collins to Denver to join Primrose School of Denver North. She is a native from Houston, Texas, and loves to observe children learning and becoming great thinkers. Maliha believes Early Childhood Education is the foundation to set up and benefit children’s life long skills.

    During her free time, Maliha loves to spend time with her husband and five year old daughter Amina, and visit her family in Colorado Springs and Houston.

  • Jake Wyatt, Jr. Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Jake Wyatt

    Jr. Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    "The secret to education lies in respecting the student"- Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Jake holds a Bachelor's Degree from Metropolitan State Univeristy in History. Jake as well earned a Master's Degree in Creative Writing from Regis University. Jake grew up in Denver, Colorado and lives right in Capitol Hill in the vibrant heart of the city.

    As a History Major, Jake loves to learn about the history of the community, country, world, as well as the different cultures in the world. Jake is also an avid reader, reading just about everything he could get his hands upon. Jake is passionate on sparking interest in the subjects of history, reading and writing in children- creating an unquenchable thirst of curiosity in all generations he may come across.

    In his spare time, Jake loves to run. He compete in marathons and ultramarathons. Jake loves early mornings, mountains, coffee, music, trails and bicycles. You can also find Jake searching through libraries and small local bookstores in communities across Colorado.

  • Faviola Orenday

    Support Staff - Aide
  • Sa'Marye Brown

    Support Staff - ECT
  • Beth Deasy, Franchise Owner

    Beth Deasy

    Franchise Owner

    Beth Deasy, owner and operator of Primrose School of Denver North, believes that the greatest wish she can have for children is that they become adults who love who they are and what they do. Helping to develop such self-knowledge and passion for life in young children requires a delicate balance of nurturing and education. At Primrose School of Denver North, our faculty helps children unlock their potential so they may find fulfillment and success in life. We also partner with parents, bringing a sense of balance to families as they nurture, encourage and promote the educational, emotional and psychological readiness of the whole child.

    Previous to becoming a Primrose School owner, Beth worked at one of the Rocky Mountain region's largest law firms where she represented some of Colorado's largest businesses and developers. Having deep seeded roots in the early childhood education arena, she designed, built and operated a large, private preschool in Tucson, Arizona that was quickly recognized as the gold standard for private preschool in the state. After learning she was expecting twins, she decided to build a preschool in the Denver area. She continuously heard from business and community leaders that Primrose was the BEST preschool provider in Colorado. After investigating other providers in the area and learning more about the Primrose philosophy of providing premier early childhood education, she agreed that Primrose was her choice, and decided to open the Primrose School of Thornton. One year later the opening of Primrose School of Denver Central Park followed.

    Primrose School of Denver North is the culmination of a long term dream of hers. Beth is delighted to be able to offer you the best care and education for your children and is thrilled to be a part of such a dynamic community!

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