Primrose School Building

Primrose School of Lafayette

Our Staff

  • Ms. Julie, Director

    Ms. Julie

    Director

    Hi, I'm Ms. Julie.


    I have 28 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. I managed a large, accredited school in Fort Collins for 11 years before coming to Primrose of Lafayette. I have my Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education with an endorsement in Early Childhood From Arizona State University and my Director Certification through Colorado State University. I started teaching in 1994 and have been working with children ever since. I believe in making our school a cheerful and comfortable environment for learning and working. Originally from Jackson Hole, WY, I moved to Fort Collins in 1994 and currently live on a small acreage with my husband in Ault, CO. I have five grown children and four grandchildren. In my free time, I love to spend time with my family and farm animals and work in my garden.

  • Ms. Rachel, Assistant Director

    Ms. Rachel

    Assistant Director

    Hi, I’m Rachel!

    I have over 10 years of experience in the field of Early Childhood education. I grew up in Northern California and moved to Colorado in 2010 to attend college at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. I graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies. In 2016, I began graduate school at University of Colorado at Denver where I worked as an intern at Boulder Journey School and attended classes to receive my Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. I have spent the last four years working as a teacher for Head Start Wild Plum Center in Longmont. I am very passionate about working in school settings and I value each and every person involved in creating a safe and enriching learning environment for children. I am looking forward to becoming a part of the Primrose community and building strong and trusting relationships with staff, families, and children. In my free time, I love to go camping and see live music!

  • Ms. Mariah, Assistant Manager

    Ms. Mariah

    Assistant Manager

    Hi! I’m Ms. Mariah!

    I started at Primrose School of Lafayette in February 2021 and absolutely love being here!

    I am from Brighton, Colorado and recently finished my EQIT and Pyramid Plus classes to make me Lead Teacher Qualified. I am currently enrolled in courses at Front Range to become ECE director qualified.

    I have a 4-year-old son.

    My favorite color is green and in my spare time I like to go to concerts, listening to music, watch movies, and go to the mountains.

    I am super excited to take on this role as a Director in Training and gain the skills to become a director one day! I love Primrose and I am so happy to be a member of the team.

    Stop by and say hi!

  • Ms. Ashley, Lead Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Ashley

    Lead Early Preschool Teacher

    Hi, I’m Ms. Ashley. I have a passion for working with children and enjoy teaching in the Preschool Classrooms, engaging with them at their level. Over the past two years I've been taking early childhood classes to build my skills teaching and engaging students in our Early Childhood curriculum. I look forward to meeting the parents and family members of my students, so be sure to stop in and introduce yourself if we haven’t met yet. Let’s get acquainted!

  • Ms. Vera, Infant Nursery Supervisor

    Ms. Vera

    Infant Nursery Supervisor

    Hi, I’m Vera!

    I am originally from Russia and have lived in the United States since I was two.

    I have worked with children in different ECE and Elementary Schools for the past 5 years and have been in school for ECE and Elementary Education since 2016. I absolutely love working with children and think every day spent with them is a great day!

    In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with my friends, playing volleyball, and going for walks.

    I am excited to be part of the Primrose School of Lafayette Team! Stop by and Say “Hi!”

  • Ms. Judy, Lead Infant Teacher

    Ms. Judy

    Lead Infant Teacher

    Hi, I’m Ms. Judy!

    I recently joined the teaching staff of Primrose School of Lafayette, and I am so happy to be here!

    I have many years of childcare experience, mainly working with infants and toddlers.

    I am a Colorado Native, my favorite color is green, and I love Mexican food!

    I enjoy hiking, antiquing, reading, and spending time with my dog in my free time.

    I look forward to meeting the families and staff. Please stop by and say “Hi”

  • Ms. Adamari, Lead Young Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Adamari

    Lead Young Toddler Teacher

    Hi, I'm Ms. Adamari!

    I joined the Primrose team in February 2020 and I absolutely love working with the children here. My journey with early childhood education started my junior year of high school. I took my Early Childhood Education classes at Front Range Community College. In my free time, I love spending time with my dog and taking my dog to the park. I enjoy spending time outside and meeting new people.

  • Ms. Deborah, Lead Older Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Deborah

    Lead Older Toddler Teacher

    Hi, I'm Ms. Deborah!

    I joined the teaching staff at Primrose Lafayette in January 2020 and I love working with children! I currently help assist in the Wonder Hallway. I love to help children learn and grow. I have completed my courses in Early Childhood Education at Front Range College. I love spending time with my family and friends. One of my favorite things to do is listen to music and dance.

  • Ms. Rosa, Lead Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Rosa

    Lead Toddler Teacher

    Hi, I'm Ms. Rosa!

    I joined the Primrose family February 2020. I followed in my dad's footsteps and became a teacher. I absolutely love working with infants. In my free time I like to draw and sing. I have been working with children since I was little and have always drawn to the younger ages. I love the color red and I love roses.

  • Ms. Kylie, Lead Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Kylie

    Lead Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Hi, I'm Ms. Kylie!

    I am originally from Boulder, but currently live in Dacono. I commute here every day because I love working with children! I recently was certified in a few a couple Early Childhood Education courses known as EQIT and Pyramid Plus. The courses taught and helped me understand children and their behaviors, as well as classroom management.

    I am also certified in floral design, emergency response, and photography.

    What I strive for each day is for your child to go home with a smile on their face. I enjoy communicating with parents and filling you in on all the new things your child has learned throughout the day here at Primrose. My biggest goal is for your child to succeed in their education!

    Stop in and say “Hello”

  • Ms. Makeda, Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Makeda

    Preschool Pathways Teacher
    Apple of Our Eye

    Hi, I’m Makeda!

    I am new to the Primrose of Lafayette Family and am excited be here. I am originally from Savannah, Georgia and just moved to Colorado in February from Texas.

    I was a State Certified babysitter throughout middle school and taught in Early Childhood Centers from 2019- 2020. I am currently taking online classes through Austin Community College for my Associates Degree in ECE.

    In my free time, I enjoy reading, shopping, and going on road trips.

    I am excited to be part of the Primrose School of Lafayette Team! Stop by and Say “Hi!”

  • Ms. Viky, Lead Preschool 1 Teacher

    Ms. Viky

    Lead Preschool 1 Teacher

    Hi, I'm Ms. Viky! I have been in Early Childhood Education for three years now and I have worked with children from birth to three years old. In my free time I like spending time with my children, swimming and going to the movies. I look forward to building lasting relationships with all the Preschool Pathways kiddos and families!

  • Ms. Rocely, Younger Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Rocely

    Younger Toddler Teacher

    Hi, I’m Rocely!

    I am excited to return here to Primrose School of Lafayette after taking a year off after my son was born.

    I took Early Childhood Education Courses through Front Range Community College and worked as an assistant teacher in the kindergarten classroom at Columbine Elementary.

    In my free time, I enjoy being with my son, going to the park, and visiting family.

    I am excited to be back here at Primrose School of Lafayette! Stop by and Say “Hello!”

  • Ms. Martha, Lead Preschool  Teacher

    Ms. Martha

    Lead Preschool Teacher

    Hi, I’m Ms. Martha!

    I joined the teaching staff at Primrose Lafayette in January of 2020 and am the Lead Teacher Preschool 1 teacher. I love working with children. I’m currently studying Early Child Education and would like to acquire my associates in Child Behavior and Literacy.

    I love to spend time with my family and grandkids. I also love walking my 2 chihuahuas and going to Zumba and riding my bike.

  • Ms. Ivonne, Private Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Ivonne

    Private Kindergarten Teacher

    Hi, I’m Ms. Ivonne!

    I am from Guadalajara, Jalisco but have lived in Colorado since December of 1999.

    I have been in the ECE field for 31 year and have been at Primrose School of Lafayette since 2014.

    On my free time, I love spending time with my husband cooking and biking (road and gravel), running with my dog Pancho, reading informative books and cuddling my cat Malinche.

    I can’t wait to learn more about you and your family. Please feel free to stop and say “Hello/Hola”

  • Ms. Anahi, Older Infant Teacher

    Ms. Anahi

    Older Infant Teacher

    Hi I'm Anahi!

    I am originally from Pahrump, Nevada.

    I have been working in the field for just under a year and I have completed a course in Early Childhood Education. I really enjoy reading books to children.

    I love spicy food and trying new things.

    On my weekends, I enjoy hanging out with my family.

    I am excited to be a part of the Primrose of Lafayette team!

  • Ms. Brenda, Pre-K 2 Teacher

    Ms. Brenda

    Pre-K 2 Teacher

    Hi, I'm Brenda!

    I am originally from Los Animas, Colorado.

    I have 25 years of child care experience. I started off baby sitting, nannying and working at at home daycares. I have been an ECE classroom teacher for 20 years. I have taken many courses in Early Childhood Education at CCD and Front Range Community College.

    My favorite foods are Pizza and sushi and my favorite colors are pink and blue.

    My favorite things to do on the weekend are running, reading, Zumba classes, and trips to Steamboat with my family.

    My favorite children's book is "The Giving Tree" by Shel Silverstein and "Don't Let the Pidgeon Drive the Bus" by Mo Williams.

  • Ms. Ashley, Preschool 2 Teacher

    Ms. Ashley

    Preschool 2 Teacher

    Hi, my name is Ashley. I am originally from San Jose, CA.

    I am a mom first and foremost and that is the best job I have ever had! It has also prepared me for this role as a teacher! I just learned my associates of general studies but I would love to pursue a degree in ECE!

    Previously, I volunteered in a church nursery for 2 years and worked there caring for a large range of ages .

    My favorite food is Thai and Japanese food and my favorite color is mustard yellow and burnt orange.

    On the weekends, I love to have family time whether that be hiking, painting, reading, cooking, or watching our favorite movies.

    My favorite children's book is the Lorax by Dr. Seuss.

    Stop by and say hi!



  • Ms. Gaby, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Gaby

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi, I’m Gaby!

    I am originally from Lafayette, Colorado.

    I graduated from Peak to Peak Charter School. Currently I am enrolled in Metro State University and I will be graduating this year.

    My favorite food is pizza and my favorite color is light purple.

    On the weekends, I like to be outdoors and hang out with my friends and family.

    My favorite children’s books are the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein.

  • Ms. Julianna, Preschool 2 Teacher

    Ms. Julianna

    Preschool 2 Teacher

    Hi, I’m Julianna!

    I am originally from Lafayette, Colorado.

    I am a current student at Western Kentucky University. I have been working with kids since I was 16 years old.

    I have worked in the summer camp industry for the last six years and I absolutely love it!

    On the weekends, I like to play Dungeons and Dragons with my friends. My favorite food is smoothies and my favorite color is yellow.

    When it comes to children’s books, my favorite is The Rainbow Fish written by Marcus Pfister.

    The Primrose character that I most relate to is Megy. We both love talking, learning, and our Zodiac sign is Aries.

    Stop by and say hi!

  • Ms. Kelly, Infant Teacher

    Ms. Kelly

    Infant Teacher

    Hi, I’m Kelly!

    I am originally from Larkspur, Colorado.

    I have been a social worker for the last twelve years and I love working with children. I am a mom to a fifteen-year-old son.

    My favorite food is Mexican food.

    On the weekends, I like to hang out with my friends and family.

    I am excited to be working with the infants at Primrose!

    Stop by and say hi!

  • Ms. Galy, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Galy

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi, I’m Galy!

    I am originally from Longmont, Colorado.

    I graduated from Niwot High School and went to community college for a year and a half. I took a small break from school when I got pregnant with my high school sweetheart of 8 years. We now have an 8 month old baby girl.

    I have always loved children and I am so excited that I get to work with them every day now. This is my second job working with children, I worked at a daycare briefly before starting at Primrose.

    On the weekend I love to go out to eat with my family and friends. My favorite food to eat is chicken wings and tacos.

    My favorite colors are yellow and olive green.

    Stop by and say hi!

  • Ms. Julia, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Julia

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi, I’m Julia!

    I am originally from Arvada, Colorado.

    I graduated from high school and I am looking to further my education in Early Childhood.

    I am currently a swim instructor and I have worked as a nanny, and a summer camp counselor.

    My favorite foods are spaghetti and sushi and my favorite colors are grey, pink, black and white.

    My favorite thing to do on the weekend is go swimming, painting and doing puzzles.

    My favorite Children’s books are Herbert the Lion, The Giving Tree, and It’s Ok to be Different.

  • Ms. Cande, Jr. Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Cande

    Jr. Kindergarten Teacher

    Hi, I'm Ms. Cande!

    I was born in Fresnillo, Mexico but my family moved to Colorado when I was just nine years old. I have taken several classes in Early Childhood Education and earned my lead teacher certification. In my ten years of teaching I have learned how to create an exciting learning environment while still efficiently managing the classroom. I love working in this field because it allows me to act like a kid again.

    I have one son and I am married to an incredible partner! In my free time I love playing soccer and spending time with my family.

  • Ms. Imelda, Chef

    Ms. Imelda

    Chef

    Hi, I'm Imelda!

    I have many years of experience working in the kitchen at a few different schools.

    My favorite thing to eat is enchiladas and my favorite colors are black and pink.

    On the weekends I like to enjoy quality time with my family.

    My favorite style of books to read are novelas.

    I am so happy to be a part of the Primrose team! Stop by the kitchen and say hi!


  • Ms. Kaya, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Kaya

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi I'm Kaya!

    I am originally from Erie, Colorado.

    I graduated from Peak to Peak and I currently attend CU Boulder. I am going into my sophmore year and studying Elementary education.

    I have previous experience working with children and I worked for the daycare program at the Erie Recreation Center. I love working with kids!

    My favorite foods are grilled cheese, fruit, Greek salad, and pasta. My favorite color is baby pink.

    On the weekends, I love to go hiking and go out to lunch with my family.

    My favorite children's books are Pinkalicious, Marsupial Sue, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

    Stop by and say hi!

  • Ms. Camille, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Camille

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi, I'm Camille!

    I am originally from Broomfield, Colorado.

    I am currently studying History at Metro State University. I have previous experience working in childcare. I worked at a school called Shailee's Sunbeams for 9 months before the pandemic closed the school. I really enjoy working with children!

    My favorite foods are kimbap, Korean fried chicken, pizza and ice cream. My favorite colors are red, black, and purple.

    In my free time, I like to spend time with my boyfriend. I also love to read, go skateboarding and watch anime or Criminal Minds.

    My favorite children's books are, The Giving Tree, Stella Luna, and Oh, the Places You'll Go.

  • Ms. Lalli, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Lalli

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi, I'm Citlalli (Lalli)!

    I am originally from Monclova, Coahuila Mexico.

    I have my GED. I have a lot of experience babysitting and I love working with children.

    My favorite foods are Qdoba and sushi. My favorite colors are pink, baby blue, and lavender.

    On the weekends I love hiking, and walking my dog.

    My favorite books are the Harry Potter series.

    I am very excited to be a member of the Primrose team! Stop by and say hi.

  • Ms. Alexis, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Alexis

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi, I'm Alexis!

    I am originally from Broomfield, Colorado.

    I graduated from Legacy High School. I am currently studying PK-4th Elementary education and PK-12 special education at University of Northern Colorado.

    I have 3 years of child care experience, I previously worked at Adams 12 district and KinderCare.

    My favorite color is yellow and my favorite foods are tacos and pizza. On the weekends I enjoy coaching softball, hiking, and spending lots of time with friends and family.

    My favorite children's books are "Oh the Places You'll Go" and the "Rainbow Fish" by Marcus Pfister.

    The Primrose character that I relate most to is Erwin the dog because I think friendship is important and I love celebrating birthdays!

  • Ms. Brittany, Lead Teacher

    Ms. Brittany

    Lead Teacher

    Hi, I'm Brittany!

    I am originally from Firestone, Colorado.

    I have my bachelor's degree in Journalism and originally worked in events. I realized that I missed working with children so I began my ECE journey about 3 years ago. Since then, I went back to school and got my associates in Early Childhood Education at Front Range Community College.

    I have volunteered teaching children since I was in high school. Once I went back to school, I quickly became lead teacher qualified and now have my Director's certification.

    My favorite foods are Mexican food, chicken and nachos. My favorite colors are royal blue and green.

    My favorite weekend activities include relaxing with my husband and dog, Cholula.

    My favorite children's books are "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" and my favorite children's author is Dr. Seuss.

    The Primrose character that I most relate to is Libby the lamb because I always want to listen to other's thoughts and ideas. I also like to make sure everyone has a turn to talk and sat what they want. I like to work as a team and give everyone a chance, just like Libby.

  • Ms. Catherine, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Catherine

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi! I'm Catherine!

    I am originally from Skaneateles, New York.

    I currently attend University of Colorado Boulder and I am majoring in Elementary education. I have experience working in child care. I worked at the Little Red Schoolhouse, I student taught in a 5th grade classroom, I have been a camp counselor and a children's tennis coach.

    My favorite color is pink and my favorite food is fondue.

    On the weekends, I enjoy skiing, hiking and reading.

    My favorite children's books are "The Kissing Hand" and "The Quiltmaker's Gift".

    The Primrose character that I can relate to is Katie because I am very social and love being around people.


  • Ms. CC, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. CC

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi, I'm CC,

    I am originally from Ramstein, Germany.

    I have five years of experience working with children ages newborn through 12 years old. I have worked at a day care program, an after school program for school age children, and at a youth center. I was a room lead for the art room at an after school program, and that was my favorite position that I have worked in in this field!

    My favorite colors are black and gold. On the weekends, I enjoy spending time outside with my husband and my dog.

    My favorite children's book is Goodnight Moon.

    The Primrose character that I can relate to most is Benjamin the Bear. I also love to be outside and feel the sun on my skin and be one with nature. I care about our earth as well and I try my best to do my part to preserve it.

    Stop by and say Hi!

  • Ms. Abbie, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Abbie

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi, I'm Abbie!

    I am originally from Logan, Utah.

    I have my associate's degree from Utah State University. I have a lot of experience babysitting and nannying. I have a large family with lot's of cousins.

    My favorite foods are salt and vinegar chips, French fries, and fish and chips! My favorite colors are green and blue.

    On the weekends, I enjoy hiking, walking and watching movies with a special treat to eat!

    My favorite children's books are the Drama Llama series and the Little Critter books.

    The Primrose character that I most relate to is Billy the duck. This is because I always do what I say I am going to do and follow through on my promises.

    Stop by and say hi!


  • Jon and Britney Miller, Franchise Owner

    Jon and Britney Miller

    Franchise Owner

    Meet Jon and Britney Miller, proud Franchise Owner of Primrose School of Lafayette.

    Britney discovered her passion for educating children while working for a Primrose school during college breaks. After college, Britney pursued a successful career in sales; however, Britney wasn't fulfilled and wanted to make a difference by impacting the lives of others.

    In, 2009, she decided to leave her job in Arizona and pack up her things to go back to working at a Primrose school. Britney was so impressed with the Balanced Learning® curriculum and the fun, loving atmosphere that she knew she wanted to be a part of this wonderful program and pursued the opportunity to open her very own school. With all her determination and hard work, Britney became a Franchise Owner in 2010 and opened her school on February 6, 2012.

    Britney believes passionately in early childhood education and the life-long benefits children gain when they are given a solid foundation. She is excited to partner with parents to provide a safe, fun learning environment for their children.

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