Primrose School of Harmony

Our Staff

  • Kris Mayo, Area Director

    Kris Mayo

    Area Director
  • Julie McCluskey, Area Curriculum Director

    Julie McCluskey

    Area Curriculum Director
  • Kaylene Daniels, Director

    Kaylene Daniels

    Director
  • Maegan Demary, Assistant Director

    Maegan Demary

    Assistant Director
  • Mrs. Bailey, Administrative Support

    Mrs. Bailey

    Administrative Support
  • Ms. Penney, Education Support

    Ms. Penney

    Education Support
  • Mrs. McKnight, School Support

    Mrs. McKnight

    School Support
  • Mrs. Whyte, Food Service Manager

    Mrs. Whyte

    Food Service Manager
  • Ms. Cartagena, Young Infant Lead Teacher

    Ms. Cartagena

    Young Infant Lead Teacher
  • Ms. Celestino, Older Infant Lead Teacher

    Ms. Celestino

    Older Infant Lead Teacher
  • Ms. Hernandez, Older Infant Support Teacher

    Ms. Hernandez

    Older Infant Support Teacher
  • Ms. Minter, Older Infant Support Teacher

    Ms. Minter

    Older Infant Support Teacher
  • Mrs. Medina, Young Toddler Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Medina

    Young Toddler Lead Teacher
  • Ms. DeFoe, Older Toddler Lead Teacher

    Ms. DeFoe

    Older Toddler Lead Teacher
  • Mrs. Browning, Older Toddler Support  Teacher

    Mrs. Browning

    Older Toddler Support Teacher
  • Ms. Williams, Early Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Williams

    Early Preschool 1 Lead Teacher
  • Ms. Allen, Early Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Allen

    Early Preschool 2 Lead Teacher
  • Mrs. Nylander, Early Preschool 3 Lead Teacher- Master Teacher

    Mrs. Nylander

    Early Preschool 3 Lead Teacher- Master Teacher
  • Ms. Fontenot, Early Preschool 3 Support Teacher

    Ms. Fontenot

    Early Preschool 3 Support Teacher
  • Ms. Garcia, Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Garcia

    Preschool 1 Lead Teacher
  • Ms. Barahona, Preschool 1 Support Teacher

    Ms. Barahona

    Preschool 1 Support Teacher
  • Mrs. McLaughlin, Preschool 2 Support Teacher

    Mrs. McLaughlin

    Preschool 2 Support Teacher
  • Ms. Duenes, Pre-Kindergarten 1 Support Teacher

    Ms. Duenes

    Pre-Kindergarten 1 Support Teacher
  • Mrs. Castro, Pre-Kindergarten 2 Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Castro

    Pre-Kindergarten 2 Lead Teacher
    Apple of Our Eye
  • Mrs. Manuel, Pre-Kindergarten 2 Support Teacher

    Mrs. Manuel

    Pre-Kindergarten 2 Support Teacher
  • Ms. Fontenot, Explorer Lead Teacher

    Ms. Fontenot

    Explorer Lead Teacher
  • Ms. Underwood, Jr Explorer Lead Teacher-Master Teacher

    Ms. Underwood

    Jr Explorer Lead Teacher-Master Teacher
  • Ms. Frame, Jr. Explorer Lead Teacher

    Ms. Frame

    Jr. Explorer Lead Teacher
  • Ms. Vera, Explorer Support Teacher

    Ms. Vera

    Explorer Support Teacher
  • Don and Arlena McLaughlin, Franchise Owner

    Don and Arlena McLaughlin

    Franchise Owner

    The McLaughlin’s have been active owners in their Primrose Schools providing a combination of nurturing child-care services and a strong educational foundation for children in The Woodlands and Spring for the past 19 years.

    Education has always been important to Don and Arlena. Montgomery County’s exemplary rated schools are the reason the McLaughlin’s relocated to The Woodlands in 2001 with their sons, Caleb and Callen McLaughlin. Both sons graduated from The Woodlands High School and subsequently graduated from Baylor University. Along with Don, both are involved in developing and building 15 pre-schools for their family and other Primrose Franchise owners.

    Primrose philosophy that who children become is as important as what they know helped The McLaughlin’s make the decision to join Primrose and build and operate six pre-schools in The Woodlands and Spring.

    Teaching and mentoring children to give back to their community is something that Don and Arlena believe in teaching children. For the past 36 years, the McLaughlin’s have been active and held leadership roles in Chamber of Commerces, United Ways, Library Boards, Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs, Education Foundation, Advisory boards for Community and Economic Development, Crimestoppers, Rotary Clubs, Youth and High Schools Sports and their church. Don and Arlena are recipients of Primrose Schools prestigious Presidents Award for Excellence.

    In 1999, Don and Arlena discovered Primrose and knew from experience in searching for quality care for their boys that Primrose was unique in that it offered parents both educational child-care and excellent child-care services. The Montgomery County area was known for quality schools and they knew Primrose would be well received in the area.

    Our school’s have grown organically, with parents asking us to open a school in their neighborhood. Schools owned and operated by The Mclaughlin’s are in the Villages of Sterling Ridge-Primrose School of Sterling Ridge, Alden Bridge-Primrose School of College Park, Village of Creekside-Primrose School of Creekside Park, Grand Parkway and Riley Fuzzell-Primrose School of Harmony, Imperial Oaks, The Falls and Oakridge-Primose School of Imperial Oaks and Bridgestone Lakes and 2920-Primrose School of Spring-Klein.

    “We enjoy seeing and hearing the success of children who have experienced the foundation that a Primrose education provides,” says Arlena McLaughlin. “Many of our families have grown children and are still in touch with us. It is very rewarding to hear from parents that they attribute part of their child’s success to our Primrose Schools.”

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