Primrose School Building

Primrose School of Fleming Island

Our Staff

  • Mandy Ross, Director

    Mandy Ross

    Director

    Hometown: Hampton, VA

    Education and Experience: Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from Virginia Wesleyan College, Director Credential (VPK and Trauma Informed Care Endorsed), CPR Certified, 13 years in child care field with 4 of those years spent with Primrose.

    My husband and I moved to Jacksonville in 2008 and now consider it home. We have four children, three boys (ages 11, 9, and 8) and one girl (age 5). I started my career in Elementary Education and have gradually transitioned out of a teaching role and into an administrative role. I feel like I have found my niche and truly enjoy my role here at Primrose. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and children. Over the summer you can find us at the beach, and during the fall and spring we are constantly at the soccer fields! We love spending time outside and really enjoy going to sporting events (mainly college football games and Orlando City soccer games). I am looking forward to meeting families (old and new) and welcoming you into our Primrose Family.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA

    Sit Down: Salsa's/PF Changs

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Sour Patch Watermelon, Milk Chocolate

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Corn Nuts/ Dill Pickle Chips/ Funyuns

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Going to the Beach, Watching Soccer!

  • Sherrill Escude, Assistant Director

    Sherrill Escude

    Assistant Director

    Hometown: Fox Lake, IL

    Education and Experience: Bachelor of Arts in Child Development, 14 years in child care field with almost 6 of those years spent with Primrose.

    My husband Josh and I have been married for nine years. He was in the Army for 10 years and we got to live many different places. Our last duty station was Jacksonville and he retired late 2016. We enjoy time with our families and stay busy with our 12 neices and nephews and our 3 dogs.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA/Culver's

    Sit Down: Salsas/Texas Roadhouse

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Reeses

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    On the Border Tortilla Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Relaxing!

  • Grayson Sirdevan, Education Coach

    Grayson Sirdevan

    Education Coach

    Hometown: Fleming Island, FL

    Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Over 5 years of experience in early childhood.

    I have a two year old little boy! We love spending time with family and friends and enjoy doing anything outdoors in our free time!

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA

    Sit Down: Salsas

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Cookies n Cream Ice Cream

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Purple Doritos

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    River, Beach

  • Victoria Tanner, Enrollment Manager

    Victoria Tanner

    Enrollment Manager

    Hometown: Milwaukee, WI

    Education and Experience: Bachelors in Business Administration with a focus in Human Resources and Marketing. 6 years of child care experience.

    I moved to Jacksonville 13 years ago, this is home! I met and married my husband here. We reside in Fleming Island and have 2 beautiful children. After becoming a mother, i took some time off and reevalauted my goals. i love serving and being around children! i joined Primrose in February of 2019 and have been having fun ever since!

    I love spending time with family and friends, being outdoors, cooking, DIY projects, sports, volunteering and attending events. My favorite quote is from Albert Scheweitzer and it reads "Example is not hte main thing in influencing others, its the only thing".

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Taco Tuesday's at Tijuana Flats and Whataburger

    Sit Down: Salsa's/Picassos

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Nerds Chewy Clusters/ Lindor Truffles/ Peanut Butter Cups

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Popcorn, Chips and Dip/Salsa

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Going to the Beach, Spending Time with Family going to Sporting Events, Being on the Water, Solo trips to Target, Marshalls and Home Goods.

  • Ms. Hall, Chef

    Ms. Hall

    Chef

    Hometown: Washington, DC

    Education and Experience: High School Diploma. 2 years of Community College. Over 20 years childcare experience. 8 years as the school chef.

    I have been married for 45 years. My husband and I have 2 daughters, 5 grandchildren between 18 years and 2 years old and 1 great grandchild. We also have a miniature dachshund.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA

    Sit Down: Longhorn

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Chocolate Candy

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Going to St. Augustine

  • Ms. Petoello, Infant Teacher

    Ms. Petoello

    Infant Teacher

    Hometown: Patchogue, N.Y.

    Education and Experience: Primrose Training

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA

    Sit Down: Any Sushi

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Cookies/Ice Cream

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Nuts

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Family/Beach/Crafts

  • Ms. Guzman, Infant Teacher

    Ms. Guzman

    Infant Teacher

    Hometown: Yabucoa, Puerto Rico

    Education and Experience: Primrose Training, DCF training, working on degree in Early Childhood Education

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Zaxby's

    Sit Down: El Pamermo

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Anything Coconut

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Salt and Vinegar Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Spending time with my family and reading.

     

  • Ms. Muller, Infant Teacher

    Ms. Muller

    Infant Teacher

    Hometown: Jacksonville, FL.

    Education and Experience: Currently attending college to acquire my A.A. in either radiology or sonography.

    I love keeping busy and being outdoors. In my free time I enjoy going to the gym and spending time with family and friends.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA/Zaxby's

    Sit Down: Chilis/Crafty Crab

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Any chocolate Bar, Gummy Nerd Clusters

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Chocolate Covered Pretzels/ Popcorn

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Hanging out with Friends

  • Ms. Mathews, Infant Teacher

    Ms. Mathews

    Infant Teacher

    Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida

    Education and Experience: I graduated from Fleming Island High school and then attended the University of Southern Mississippi. Later I transferred to SJR Community College where I received my A.A. Also, I am current on all of my DCF trainings and completed my 45 hours.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Tijuana Flats

    Sit Down: Olive Garden

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Dunkin Donuts

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Doritos

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Play with my dog or play video games!

  • Ms. Bryan, Infant Support Teacher

    Ms. Bryan

    Infant Support Teacher

    Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

    Education and Experience: AA in Business Administration. I managed a delntal office for almost 3 years. I learned a wide range of abilities while working there.

    After I got married in Fall of 2019, I left my job at the dental office and began working part time at my church. By doing so, I was able to start my own business "FL Luxe Candle Co" and I get to enjoy my passion of making candles.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Chick Fil A/Tropical Smoothie

    Sit Down: The Brick & Biscotti's

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Milkshake/Lindor Truffles

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Cashews, Sea Salt Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Going to the beach, swimming and the Riverside Arts Market!

  • Ms. Kelley, Infant Support Teacher

    Ms. Kelley

    Infant Support Teacher

    Hometown: Doctors Inlet, FL

    Education and Experience: Over 20 years experience in Early Childhood Education.

    I am married and have 3 sons and 6 grandchildren. I love spending time with my family. I've been at Primrose nearly 20 years and its been my happy place to work.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Taco Bell

    Sit Down: Panda Express

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Dark Chocolate & Anything Sweet!

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Nuts, Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Visiting grandchildren, going to the movies, and being outdoors!

  • Ms. Stevens, Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Stevens

    Toddler Teacher

    Hometown: Orange Park, FL

    Education and Experience: Two years in a professional childcare setting, over ten years of nanny and babysitting experience.

    I enjoy spending time with my kids on the weekends!

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Tropical Smoothie

    Sit Down: Chilis

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Brownies

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Salt & Vinegar Potato Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Spending Time with my Family!

  • Ms. Paz, Toddler Support Teacher

    Ms. Paz

    Toddler Support Teacher

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: McDonald's

    Sit Down: Olive Garden

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Chocolate

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Popcorn

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Going to the Beach or Shopping

  • Mrs. Meyer, Support Teacher

    Mrs. Meyer

    Support Teacher

    Hometown: Glasgow, Missouri

    Education and Experience: I have 2 Bachelors Degrees, one in Interior Design the other in Art Education. I have 2 years experience in a preschool setting in addition to multiple other teaching positions.

    I am a military spouse with one daughter. We are from Missouri originally. My husband has been stationed in San Diego, Pensacola, and now Jacksonville. I come from a large family. I am the middle of 5 children.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Chipotle

    Sit Down: Domo Japanese Steakhouse

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Twix

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Classic Lays Potato Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Rest & Relaxation, Reading

  • Mrs. Garner, Early Preschool Teacher

    Mrs. Garner

    Early Preschool Teacher

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Firehouse

    Sit Down: Texas Roadhouse

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Peppermint Bark

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Cheese Itz

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Decorating my Home

  • Ms. Ortiz, Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Ortiz

    Early Preschool Teacher

    Hometown: Orange Park, FL

    Education and Experience: Several years experience in Early Childhood as a teacher and in administrative roles.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Tropical Smoothie

    Sit Down: Capital Grill

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Reeses

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Pretzels

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Taking my daughter to the park.

  • Ms. Dixon, Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Dixon

    Early Preschool Teacher

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA

    Sit Down: Longhorn

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Chocolate Chip

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Spicy Doritos

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Going to the park

  • Ms. Lee, Support Teacher

    Ms. Lee

    Support Teacher

    Hometown: Fleming Island, FL

    Education and Experience: Completed the Early Childhood Program through Fleming Island High School, Primrose and DCF training.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA

    Sit Down: Olive Garden

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Chocolate Covered Pretzels and Babe Ruth Bars

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Salt & Vinegar Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Drinking Coffee and Golfing

     

  • Ms. West, Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. West

    Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

    Education and Experience: Bachelors in Human Services. 3 years of child care experience.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Chipotle

    Sit Down: Carrabas and Mr. Chubbys

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Starbucks Coffee and Assorted Chocolates

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Chocolate Pretzels

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Shop at Target!

  • Ms. Geddings, Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Geddings

    Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Hometown: El Paso, Texas

    Education and Experience: Graduated High School in 2002 and completed my Child Development Associate's Degree. I have worked in childcare for 5 years.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA

    Sit Down: Texas Roadhouse

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Chocolate

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Sour Cream and Onion Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Reading/Crocheting

  • Ms. Thompson, Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Thompson

    Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Hometown: Fleming Island, FL

    Education and Experience: Three years in a professional childcare setting, several years of babysitting experience.I enjoy spending time with my kids on the weekends!

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Zaxby's

    Sit Down: Olive Garden

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Cheesecake

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Salt & Vinegar Potato Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Mudding, Shopping & Anything Outside!

  • Ms. McGehee, Preschool Teacher

    Ms. McGehee

    Preschool Teacher

    Hometown: Orange Park, FL.

    Education and Experience: DCF 45 hour training

    I am a born again christian, and I attend Victory Chapel. I love to crochet and sing (in song service at church/chair). I love to decorate spaces (home decor) and I have a passion for teaching children.

  • Ms. Gonzalez, Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Gonzalez

    Preschool Teacher

    Hometown: Spain

    Education and Experience: A.S. in Early Childhood Care and Education, DCF 40 hour training, Darkness to Light Abuse Training

    I began my teaching career in 2019 as a substitute teacher and then shifted my focus to early childhood as I taught at Little Paws Preschool.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA/Panera

    Sit Down: Latin Fusion or Texas Roadhouse

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Reese's Cup/ Milk Chocolate with Almonds

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Pretzels/ Anything Peanut Butter

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Hang out wiht family and explore new places! 

  • Ms. Hanning, Support Teacher

    Ms. Hanning

    Support Teacher

    Hometown: Fleming Island, FL

    Education and Experience: Primrose Training

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Wendy's/ Chick fil a and Starbucks

    Sit Down: Olive Garden

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Chocolate Covered Pretzels

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Cheetos & Doritos

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Coffee and Relaxing with friends and Cuddling up on the couch in a blanket watching movies.

  • Ms. Sarge, Preschool II Teacher

    Ms. Sarge

    Preschool II Teacher

    Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

    Education and Experience: Bachelors of Education. Over 6 years of experience in early childhood education.

    I have been married for 4 years. We have two super cool fur babies, and our first child is on the way! Outside of teaching I love to pay and coach softball. It's been a passion of mine since I was 9 years old. I love photography and music, but most of all I love spending time with my family.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA, Chipotle

    Sit Down: Olive Garden

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Snickers, Brownies

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Peanut butter filled Pretzels

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Anything Relaxing- Parks, Beach, Movies, Hanging with Family

  • Ms. Boston, Preschool II Teacher

    Ms. Boston

    Preschool II Teacher

    Hometown: Green Cove Springs, FL

    Education and Experience: 4 years of Early Childhood Experience

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Chick Fil A

    Sit Down: Olive Garden & Chilis

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Sour Candy, Chocolate

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Boating and Going to the Beach

  • Ms. Patty, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Patty

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Hometown: Steubenville, OH

    Education and Experience: Associate's Degree, CDA and over 20 years experience in VPK.

    I enjoy spending time with my family in my spare time. Also, I am a huge fan of football and Elvis!

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Zaxby's

    Sit Down: Longhorn

    2. What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Milk Chocolate Candy

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    All Potato Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Going to the beach and watching football! (Steelers/Ohio State)

  • Mrs. Hernandez, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Mrs. Hernandez

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Hometown: Guatemala

    Education and Experience: CDA credential. I began my career in education in 2003 in a private school in Queens, NY. I also worked in a public school withing the Long Island area. In December 2015, i moved to Fleming Island and started to work with Primrose in January of 2017.

    My passion is education. I love and enjoy working with kids. I am a mother of three children. I am a family oriented person. I enjoy being around my family. In my free time, I like to cook, bake, and drink lots of coffee!

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food:ChickFilA, Anything Coffee

    Sit Down:Peppers

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Chocolate,Oreo cookies. Kit-kat

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Pretzels, spicy chips

    4. What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Watch movies with my family, read books with my little boy

  • Ms. Mangum, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Mangum

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

    Education and Experience: CDA, Over 4 years at Primrose.

    I am a mother of 2 amazing boys! We love being outdoors as much as possible. We are at the ballpark a lot for all of Easton's sports. As exhausting as it can be we wouldn't have it any other way! As a family we go boating and fishing in the summer as much as we can! I could go on and on but here is a little bit about me!

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Chick fil A

    Sit Down: Anything Italian or Mexican

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Dark Chocolate, Peanut M&Ms

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Lime Tortilla Chips/ Salsa

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Bike Riding with My Family

  • Ms. Ewing, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher/Team Lead

    Ms. Ewing

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher/Team Lead

    Hometown: Greenoch, Scotland

    Education and Experience: National CDA, Director's Credential, DCF and Primrose Training

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Panera/Moe's/Tijuana Flats

    Sit Down: Salsa's/Texas Roadhouse

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Chocolate & Chocolate Fruit

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Tortilla chips (with cheese dip), Chili Cheese Fritos, Plain Pringles

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Family/Crafting/Decorating

  • Ms. Dunigan, Pre-Kindergarten/Explorer Teacher

    Ms. Dunigan

    Pre-Kindergarten/Explorer Teacher

    Hometown: Vanceburg, KY. Currently live in Middleburg, FL.

    Education and Experience: CDA. Over 30 years in childcare.

    Danny and I have been together almost 20 years. I have a son Mathias (31) from a previous marriage. I have 2 wonderful grandsons, Woodrow and Caden. My hobbies include reading, watching movies and football, and spending time with family.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Zaxby's

    Sit Down: Longhorn

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Dark Chocolate (no nuts or seeds)

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Wavy Lays / Ruffle Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Watching Movies at Home!

  • Ms. Spencer, Support Teacher

    Ms. Spencer

    Support Teacher

    Hometown: Middleburg, FL.

    Education and Experience: Primrose Training, DCF 40 hour training

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA/Chipotle

    Sit Down: Domo/Texas Roadhouse

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Smoothie/Chocolate Fruit

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Chips/Beef Jerky/Sunflower Seeds

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Bowling/Board Games

  • Ms. Jakob, Pre-Kindergarten/Explorer Teacher

    Ms. Jakob

    Pre-Kindergarten/Explorer Teacher

    Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

    Education and Experience: Undergrad and Master's from the University of Alabama, both in Sports Management. Worked in a daycare in Tuscaloosa, AL for over 2 years and worked in the church preschool ministry for 5 years.

    I love sports (ROLL TIDE!), reading, writing, the beach, and coffee!

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Zaxby's

    Sit Down: 1928 Cuban Bistro

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Dark Chocolate

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Puffy cheetos

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Reading

  • Mrs. Bassette, Support/Explorer Teacher

    Mrs. Bassette

    Support/Explorer Teacher

    Hometown: Bedford, Pennsylvania

    Educational and Experience: Worked in the dental field for several years. Also, have several years experience in childcare through Achieve Fitness.

    I am an Army Wife, married 13 years! We have 3 beautiful daughters and a Jack Russell who's 13 years old.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Chipotle/Zaxbys

    Sit Down: Cracker Barrel/Olive Garden

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Chocolate Covered Pretzels/ Anything Dark Chocolate

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Smart Food White Cheddar Popcorn

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Going to Brunch and Shopping!

  • Ms. Calixto, Explorer Teacher

    Ms. Calixto

    Explorer Teacher

    Hometown: Glen Cove, New York

    Education and Experience: Associate's Degree, Primrose Training, Introductory DCF training

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA

    Sit Down: Peppers

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Almond Hershey Bar

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Potato Chips

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Beach & Shopping

  • Ms. Bird, Substitute Teacher

    Ms. Bird

    Substitute Teacher

    Hometown: Germany. I have lived in Florida most of my life.

    Education and Experience: Associates in Science. Over 10 years of childcare experience.

    I am married with three amazing children. I enjoy crafting in my free time, playing with my kids and going to the gym.

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: Zaxby's

    Sit Down: Buffalo Wild Wings

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Jeremiah's

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Popcorn

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Cheer Competitions or the Beach

  • Ms. Fox, Pre-Kindergarten Substitute Teacher

    Ms. Fox

    Pre-Kindergarten Substitute Teacher

    Hometown: Florida- born in Pensacola

    Education and Experience: Graduated from UNF. Taught & now subbing for 43 years in Clay County. Certified birth to 6th grade/Early Childhood.

    Native Floridian (have only lived in Duval & now Clay County). I have never been in an airplane!

    Some of my favorite things:

    1.What is your favorite Restaurant?

    Fast Food: ChickFilA

    Sit Down: Peppers/Longhorn

    2.What is your favorite sweet treat?

    Anything "Chocolate"

    3.What is your favorite salty treat?

    Pretzels and Popcorn

    4.What is your favorite weekend activity?

    Going to the Beach

  • Ms. Sundberg, Substitute Teacher

    Ms. Sundberg

    Substitute Teacher

    Hometown: Fleming Island, FL

    Education and Experience: St. John's River State College. Over 4 years of childcare experience.

    I am married, and have 2 dogs. Also, I am a dance teacher!

  • Ms. Jardim, Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Jardim

    Toddler Teacher
  • Dodie and Charles Pleiss, Franchise Owner

    Dodie and Charles Pleiss

    Franchise Owner

    Hello. We are Dodie & Charles Pleiss, the proud owners of the Primrose School of Fleming Island. We have been associated with Primrose for over 10 years. Prior to owning the school in Fleming Island, we both worked for the Primrose parent company so we understand how unique and special Primrose is. Our daughter Addison has been a student of Primrose since she was 12 weeks old and she still attends the Explorer after school program. It was scary leaving her as an infant so Primrose was that security blanket for us- we knew how much they loved her and would keep her safe. As she got older, preschool aged, we wanted her to be prepared for school, as well as master the structure of being in a classroom. Because of Primrose, she learned to love learning and has excelled in early academic concepts. But the biggest thing we are proud of are the social skills and values she has learned while attending. Primrose has played a huge role is the person she is becoming. We know you have many childcare choices in this area, but let us show you how unique our program and school are.

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