Primrose School of Dripping Springs

Our Staff

  • Deshunna McFarlin, Director of Operations

    Deshunna McFarlin

    Director of Operations

    Deshunna McFarlin is the Director of Primrose School of Dripping Springs. Deshunna graduated from Southern University and A&M college with a Bachelors in Speech Pathology and Audiology. Deshunna has been with the Primrose family since Dripping Springs opened their doors in March 2017. She started out as the Explorers teacher for the after school and summer program. The following year, August 2018, she moved to the Pre-Kindergarten classroom where she stayed until being promoted to The Curriculum Coordinator position May of 2019. Deshunna is truly passionate and intentional when it comes to educating and engaging with children.

    Spring of 2022, Deshunna was promoted to the director position at the Primrose School of Dripping Springs. She is from Houston, Tx and she loves to spend time with her family, and wife Shaunie. Deshunna really loves to listen to Audible books and to go on outdoor adventures. Her favorite children's book is Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein. Deshunna relates to the Primrose friend, Benjamin the Bear, the most because of her love of learning through music.

  • Stephanie Perez-Bouwman, Assistant Director of Admissions and Marketing

    Stephanie Perez-Bouwman

    Assistant Director of Admissions and Marketing

    Stephanie Perez- Bouwman is the Assistant Director of Primrose School of Dripping Springs. She joined the Primrose Team just before we opened our doors in February 2017. Stephanie first heard about Primrose when she and her husband started their search for a quality childcare center for their baby. She loved the balance that Primrose provided for their students as well as the emphasis of love for learning at a young age.

    Growing up in a family of educators, Stephanie has worked with children in many capacities. Stephanie has her Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Merchandising with a minor in Marketing. In her spare time, you can find Stephanie spending time with her Husband Jeremey and children Mila, Sophia and Jacob! Her favorite children's book is The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. Stephanie relates to the Primrose friend, Mia the Mouse, the most because of her love of staying active and promoting good health. Stephanie can't wait to meet you and share more about the Primrose difference with your family!

  • McKenzie Roberts, Curriculum Coordinator

    McKenzie Roberts

    Curriculum Coordinator

    McKenzie Roberts is the Curriculum Coordinator for Primrose School of Dripping Springs. McKenzie has been a integral part of the Primrose Family since 2017. She started as a support staff member, then transitioned to the lead teacher in Early Preschool. July 2018, she became the lead teacher in Preschool and a year later transitioned to lead in the Pre-Kindergarten classroom.

    McKenzie also helped launch the Mentoring Program in 2018 and most recently has supported the school as Office Assistant. Her favorite children's book is Love You Forever by Robert Munsch. McKenzie most relates to the Primrose friend, Molly the Cow, because respecting others is really important and her goal is to continue to create a positive school environment. McKenzie is very passionate about the Primrose mission and vision and is very excited to step into this role. McKenzie's primary role is to support and guide our teachers!

  • Shaina G., Chef

    Shaina G.

    Chef
  • Stephanie O., Infant Lead Teacher

    Stephanie O.

    Infant Lead Teacher
  • Madison C., Young Toddler Lead Teacher

    Madison C.

    Young Toddler Lead Teacher
  • Ghia-Paige W., Older Toddler Lead Teacher

    Ghia-Paige W.

    Older Toddler Lead Teacher
  • Victoria C., Older Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Victoria C.

    Older Toddler Assistant Teacher
  • Stormy J., Early Preschool Two Lead Teacher

    Stormy J.

    Early Preschool Two Lead Teacher
  • Christina M., Early Preschool Two Assistant Teacher

    Christina M.

    Early Preschool Two Assistant Teacher
  • Bianca C., Preschool Pathways Lead Teacher

    Bianca C.

    Preschool Pathways Lead Teacher
  • Addison V., Preschool 1 Co-Lead Teacher

    Addison V.

    Preschool 1 Co-Lead Teacher
  • Brittany R., Preschool 1 Co-Lead Teacher

    Brittany R.

    Preschool 1 Co-Lead Teacher
  • Sam G., Pre-Kindergarten 1 Co-Lead Teacher

    Sam G.

    Pre-Kindergarten 1 Co-Lead Teacher
  • Mia G., Pre-Kindergarten 1 Co-Lead Teacher

    Mia G.

    Pre-Kindergarten 1 Co-Lead Teacher
  • Sydney H., Pre-Kindergarten 2 Co-Lead Teacher

    Sydney H.

    Pre-Kindergarten 2 Co-Lead Teacher
  • Alex D., Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Alex D.

    Kindergarten Lead Teacher
  • Debbie G., Kindergarten Assistant Teacher and Explorers Lead Teacher

    Debbie G.

    Kindergarten Assistant Teacher and Explorers Lead Teacher
  • Sylvia O., Kitchen and School Support

    Sylvia O.

    Kitchen and School Support
  • Keana J.

    Support Staff
  • Jaylin S.

    Support Staff
  • Amber T., Support Staff

    Amber T.

    Support Staff
  • Chris and Shannan Rolfsen & Jerry Gillies, Franchise Owner

    Chris and Shannan Rolfsen & Jerry Gillies

    Franchise Owners

    The Rolfsen and Gillies families welcome you to the Primrose School of Dripping Springs. Our family became interested in Primrose Schools through the great education and experiences Lauren and Payton Gillies both shared at the Primrose School of Round Rock. Impressed by the quality of education Primrose provides and recognizing the importance of early childhood education, our family is excited for the opportunity to be a part of Primrose and play a role in shaping the lives of children and families in the Austin area.

    Chris and Shannan Rolfsen have a son Callen and a daughter Aubri who both attend Primrose. Chris comes from a 15 year career in Business Operations with Motorola/Freescale. He leads operations for the Primrose School of Dripping Springs. Chris also serves on the Primrose Advisory Council representing the best interests for Franchise Owners and their schools.

    Jerry Gilles, father of Lauren and Payton, has worked in leadership positions in the financial service industry for over 25 years, most recently 17 years with Dell Financial Services. He leads the operations of the Round Rock school.

    The schools feature the exclusive Balanced Learning® program for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. Developed by and taught exclusively at Primrose Schools, Balanced Learning blends teacher-directed and child-initiated activities with a special emphasis on character development in the schools.

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