Primrose School at East Lake

Our Staff

  • Ms. Becky Artemis, Owner

    Ms. Becky Artemis

    Owner

    Hello! My name is Becky Artemis and I look forward to providing a warm and caring learning environment through developing trust, security, and loving relationships with children, parents and my Primrose team. Originally from Columbus, Ohio, with 20+ years’ experience in Business Management, I now reside in Marietta, Georgia as the Owner of Primrose East Lake! When I’m not at Primrose I enjoy spending time with my family and my dog Bella. As my daughter was growing up, my favorite children’s book to read to her was Love You Forever by Robert Munsch. Billy the Duck is my favorite Primrose Character as we both love to “quack” along to the tunes on the radio! I'm most excited about continuing to grow with both our current and new families! If you ever need to get in touch, please don’t hesitate to call, email, or stop by!

  • Ms. Savannah Archambault, Center Director

    Ms. Savannah Archambault

    Center Director

    Hello! My name is Savannah Archambault and I look forward to helping support and guide my Primrose team in creating a nurturing, positive learning environment for our students, as well as developing trusted relationships with our Primrose families and staff. I currently reside in Cartersville, Georgia and come to Primrose East Lake with 9 delightful years of Primrose experience both in and out of the classroom. When I’m not at the school I enjoy hiking, kayaking, traveling to new places, and spending time with my family and friends. My favorite food is spaghetti, and my favorite children’s book is Milk Goes to School by Terry Border. My favorite Primrose Friend is Benjamin the Bear because we both share a love for science and being outdoors. I’m most excited about working with our team to ensure the children, families, and staff all receive the best Primrose experience. If you ever need to get in touch, please don't hesitate to call, email, or stop by!

     

  • Ms. Kourtney Booker, Assistant Director

    Ms. Kourtney Booker

    Assistant Director

    Hello, my name is Ms. Kourtney, and I am the Assistant Director. I joined the Primrose school at East Lake family in 2022. I graduated from Chattahoochee Technical college with my ssociate's degree and am currently attending Kennesaw State University to obtain my Bachelor’s degree in Education. I have always had a passion for working with children and helping further their education while also building positive relationships with my students and families. When I’m away from the school I enjoy spending time with my family and traveling. My favorite part of being a part of the Primrose East Lake family is greeting the students in the morning and seeing their excitement to tell me new stories and their big hugs. I am so grateful to have the opportunity to work for such a great school and to be able to share memories and see all the wonderful milestones with each child. I look forward to continuing to build and enjoy great memories with all our Primrose families!

     

     

     

     

  • Ms. Carmen Perez, Infant Lead Teacher

    Ms. Carmen Perez

    Infant Lead Teacher

    Hello! My name is Carmen Perez and working as the Lead Teacher in the Infant classroom is my passion! I am originally from the Dominican Republic. I moved here with 4 ½ years’ experience in early childhood education have been with Primrose East Lake for 16 years now. When I’m not in the classroom, I love spending time with my family. My favorite food is any type of pasta, and my favorite children’s book is Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See by Bill Martin Jr. My favorite Primrose Friend is Libby the Lamb because we both have a passion for listening to the children speak, and ensuring each child has a voice. What excites me the most is watching the infants grow, reach milestones, and develop his and her own personality – that is the best part about my job!

     

  • Ms. Irene Wizzard, Infant Support Teacher

    Ms. Irene Wizzard

    Infant Support Teacher

    Hello! My name is Irene Wizzard and I have loved working in the Infant classroom for 4 years now! I am originally from Jamaica, and am a mother, as well as a grandmother of five. My favorite food is salmon and salad, and my favorite book to read to the children is Animal Noises because it helps them learn all the different sounds animals make. When I’m not at the school I enjoy ministering to people and attending church. My favorite Primrose character is Og the Bookworm because we both love to care for others. What excites me most about this school year is being a part of the Primrose family!

  • Ms. Emmie Teschner, Infant Support Teacher

    Ms. Emmie Teschner

    Infant Support Teacher

    I’m Ms. Emmie. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I am so happy to be working in the Infant classroom. I am from Buford, Georgia. I graduated from Mill Creek High school and then started my education journey at Kennesaw State University. When I’m not at the school, I enjoy playing board games and watching movies with my family. My favorite food is pasta and Mexican. My favorite Primrose character is Katie the cat because I love to be around my friends. What excites me the most about this year is getting to know everyone at the school and making new friends along the way.

  • Ms. Carson Taylor

    Infant Support Teacher
  • Ms. DeAnna King, Young Toddler Lead Teacher

    Ms. DeAnna King

    Young Toddler Lead Teacher
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  • Ms. Cecily Johnson, Young Toddler Support Teacher

    Ms. Cecily Johnson

    Young Toddler Support Teacher

    I’m Ms. Cecily. I wanted to tell you a little about myself. I am so happy to be working in the Young Toddler classroom. I am originally from Mississippi. I have 8 years of Early Childhood Experience. When I’m not at the school, I enjoy spending time with my children, trying new restaurants, reading and doing crossword puzzles. My favorite food is pizza and chicken. My favorite children’s book is Miss. Nelson is Missing. My favorite Primrose friend is Ally the bunny because I am very loving and caring of other people's feelings. What I’m most excited about this year is getting the chance to work in the Early Preschool class and help the children explore and learn new things. I can’t wait to learn more about you and your family.

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Ms. Shari Jeter, Early Preschool Lead Teacher

    Ms. Shari Jeter

    Early Preschool Lead Teacher

    Hello! My name is Shari Jeter and I have been with Primrose East Lake for 19 years and have three children of my own. When I’m not at the school, I enjoy spending time with my children. My favorite food is fried chicken, and my favorite children’s book is Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss. My favorite Primrose Friend is Percy the Rooster because we both love to provide wisdom and cheerful direction in order to set a good example to the rest of my Primrose team. I’m most excited about helping little bodies grow with the healthy meals provided to them!

  • Ms. Tatiyanna Allen

    Early Preschool Support Teacher
  • Ms. Michelle Rogers, Pre-School I Lead Teacher

    Ms. Michelle Rogers

    Pre-School I Lead Teacher

    Hello! My name is Michelle Rogers and it has been such a delight to be the lead teacher of the Preschool I classroom for the past 11 years! I am originally from Dillon, South Carolina and came to Primrose East Lake with my Child Development Associate and 18 years’ experience in the classroom. When I’m not in the classroom, I love spending time with my family and going shopping! My favorite children’s books are the Pete the Cat books by James Dean and Eric Litwin, and my favorite food is pasta! My favorite Primrose Friend is Percy the Rooster because we both have a passion for being fun-loving and going above and beyond to care for the children. What excites me the most about this year is helping the children learn, and watching to see how far they progress in their assessments as well as in their character development.

     

  • Ms. Roslyn Thomas, Preschool I Support Teacher

    Ms. Roslyn Thomas

    Preschool I Support Teacher

    Hello! My name is Roslyn Thomas and I love working in the Preschool I classroom with all our spunky 3-year-old’s! Originally from Chicago, Illinois, I moved to Georgia and have had the pleasure of obtaining my Child Development Associate and have been working in the early childhood field for over 20 years. When I’m not in the classroom, you can find me spending time with my family! My favorite food is chicken and mushroom pizza, and my favorite children’s book is David Goes to School by David Shannon. My favorite Primrose Friend is Billy the Duck because we both believe in keeping promises both in the classroom and out. What excites me most about this year is getting to know all our students and their families!

  • Ms. Tamara Hutchins, Pre-School II Lead Teacher

    Ms. Tamara Hutchins

    Pre-School II Lead Teacher

    Hello! My name is Tamara Hutchins and I have had the pleasure of being the lead teacher in Preschool II for 24 years at Primrose East Lake! My hometown is Marietta, Georgia and I came to Primrose with 4 years’ experience in the classroom. I currently have my Equivalent Child Development Associate. When I’m not in the classroom, I enjoy bowling, going to the movies, and visiting my daughter who currently attends the University of Georgia! My favorite children’s books are the Pete the Cat books by James Dean and Eric Litwin, and my favorite foods include hot wings, fruit, candy and chocolate! My favorite Primrose Friend is Libby the Lamb because we both believe in fairness and agree that everyone should have a voice. What I’m most excited about this year is working with my preschoolers to ensure they meet their milestones and are ready for Pre-K!

  • Ms. Nicole Smith

    Preschool 2 Support Teacher
  • Ms. Amanda Sokol, Private Pre-K Lead Teacher

    Ms. Amanda Sokol

    Private Pre-K Lead Teacher

    Hello! My name is Amanda Sokol. I moved to GA with my two children from my hometown of Sacramento, California. I currently have my Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and have had a pleasure of working with young children for over 10 years now and I have been working at Primrose East lake since 2018. When I am not teaching, I love hiking and going to the park with my family! My favorite food is fresh fruit, and my favorite Children's book is "Harold and the Purple Crayon", by Crockett Johnson. The Primrose Friend I relate to the most is OG the Bookwork, because we both have a big, caring heart and love to give hugs! What excites me the most about this year is working with my Pre-K team to ensure all our students are ready for Kindergarten next year!

  • Ms. Willow Giamarino

    Private Pre-K Support Teacher
  • Ms. Renee Williams, GA Pre-K Lead Teacher

    Ms. Renee Williams

    GA Pre-K Lead Teacher

    Hello! My name is Renee Williams and I am so excited to be the lead teacher of the Pre-K II classroom! I am originally from Upland, Pennsylvania. Over the course of 6 years, I have had the pleasure of working with middle school aged children, and pre-k aged children in multiple states. I currently have my Bachelor of Science in both Hospitality Management and Middle Grade Education. On the weekends, I love camping, hiking, cooking, biking, and kayaking! My favorite children's book is Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein and I love all the Little Critters books. My favorite Primrose Friend is Benjamin the Bear because we both love being active outdoors! What excites me most about this year is helping the children read their first words!

  • Ms. Shabana Husain, GA Pre-K Support Teacher

    Ms. Shabana Husain

    GA Pre-K Support Teacher

    Hello! My name is Shabana Husain and I love working with the children in Pre-K II! Originally from Karachi, Pakistan, I moved to Georgia with my Bachelor of Arts. I have had the pleasure of working in childhood education for 22 years. When I’m not in the classroom, I love relaxing, going out to dinner, and spending time with my family and friends! My favorite type of food is Iranian food, and my favorite children’s book is The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. My favorite Primrose Friend is Peanut the Pony because we both believe honesty is the best policy! I’m most excited about making another year of memories with the precious children in my classroom!

  • Ms. Susan Wallace, Food Nutrition Specialist

    Ms. Susan Wallace

    Food Nutrition Specialist
  • Becky and Bill Artemis

    Franchise Owners

    Welcome to the Primrose School of East Lake!

    I have been the proud Director at Primrose School at East Lake since 2017 and Bill is the on-site nutrition specialist. We are now the proud owners Becky, and Bill Artemis! We have enjoyed getting to know all our families and children and so proud of our school! We are continued to be amazed at the Primrose approach to education, while providing a nurturing environment for our children.

    We are the parents to one daughter who is now grown. We understand the difficulty of finding childcare where parents can feel good about entrusting their care to someone else.I am impressed everyday with the Primrose Balance Learning Curriculum and we love knowing that we are helping to create a solid foundation in the early education of children.Since family is extremely important to us, we moved to Georgia over 3 years ago to be near them.Bill has his Paramedicine degree from Columbus State College and Becky attended the Ohio State University and the University of Nevada for Business. We both understand the importance of maintaining a safe and healthy environment in this current climate.

    Who children become is as important as what they know is a belief that is at the core of our Balanced Learning Approach.Our exclusive early learning approach balances purposeful play with nurturing guidance from teachers to encourage curiosity, creativity, confidence, and compassion.We deliver more than a curriculum; it is a life changing early learning experience for children and their families.We are excited to meet you and your family.

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