Primrose School Building

Primrose School of Lafayette

Our Staff

  • Ms. Julie, Director

    Ms. Julie

    Director

    Hi, I'm Ms. Julie.

     

    I have 32 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 seven grandchildren. In my free time, I love to spend time with my family and farm animals and work in my garden.

  • 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 enrolled in school on track to get my Early Childcare Director Certificate. I love working with children and getting to know families! 

    I am a mom to 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. I have 4 years experience in early childhood education. I love teaching ages 1-2 year olds.

    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. Cande, Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Cande

    Preschool 1 Lead 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 he is my world!

    In my free time I love playing soccer and spending time with my family.

  • 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. 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. 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. Ashley, Infant Teacher

    Ms. Ashley

    Infant Teacher

    Hi, I'm Ashley!

    I am originally from Otisville, Michigan.

    I have a B.A. in Child and Adolescent Psychology. I have been working with children for over 10 years. I began babysitting 10 years ago and have been working in child care for the last 5 years. I especially love working with infants!

    My favorite foods are steak, coffee and vegan dark chocolate with almonds. My favorite colors are plum purple, emerald green and black. My favorite thing to do on the weekend is spend time with my husband and daughter. 

    My favorite children's book is the Kissing Hand and my favorite author is Sondra Boynton.

    Stopy by and say hi!

  • Ms. Miranda, Assistant Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Miranda

    Assistant Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Hi, I'm Miranda!

    I am originally from Thornton, Colorado.

    I am an introvert, but once you get to know me, I can't stop talking! I am kind and passionate about paying it forward. I hope someday I can attend film school, that is my ultimate goal.

    I have spent a lot of time babysitting children, so naturally I gravitated towards becoming a teacher. I have previously worked in two other daycare centers as a float teacher and a cook.

    My favorite food is Noodles and my favorite color is blue. My favorite weekend activity is spending time with my daughter. We like to go out and explore new places.

    My favorite children's book is the True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieslka.

    Stop by and say hi!

  • Ms. Rosa, Lead Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Rosa

    Lead Toddler Teacher
    Apple of Our Eye

    Hi, I'm Ms. Rosa!

    I was born in Mexico but I have been living in Broomfield since I was three years old. I attended Emerald Elementary, BHMS and Broomfield Highschool and Arapahoe High where I took my first ECE class.

    I joined the Primrose family February 2020. I followed in my dad's footsteps and became a teacher. I absolutely love working with children.

    My favorite foods are sushi and Mexican food. My favorite colors are red, black and orange. In my free time I like to spend time with my family and go to the Mile High Flea Market.

    My three favortite children's books are "The Rainbow Fish", "A Bad Case of Stripes" and, "Ms. Nelson is Missing."

    The Primrose friend I relate to the most is Billy the duck because we both like using our creative mindsto use music in our everyday life. Billy is about keeping promises and learning a new song every day.

  • Ms. Anahi, Lead Teacher

    Ms. Anahi

    Lead Teacher

    Hello!

    My name is Anahi (Ah-Nah-Ee). I am beyond excited to have your child in my classroom. I have been working in childcare for almost 3 years now. I have worked with ages from 6 weeks- 5 years old. I have worked at Primrose Lafayette for 2 years.

    My passion is for working with infants. I have my Infant Nursery certification. I have no children of my own so I appreciate the opportunity to get to have school babies!

    In my free time I enjoy spending time with my 2 dogs and my husband.

    I look forward to meeting you!

    Stop by and say hi! 

  • Ms. Jenn, Lead Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Jenn

    Lead Toddler Teacher

    Hi! I am Ms. Jenn! I started at Primrose Lafayette in October of 2022 and I am excited to be apart of the team!

    I have 5 years experience in elementary education teaching science for children K-6th grade. I have 3 years experience in early childhood education and I love the toddler age groups. Reading some of my favorite books to the children is something I love to do. My favorite books are Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, anything by Eric Carle, Llama Llama books, and so many more! When I am not reading and teaching children I enjoy the outdoors and watching TV. 

    The Primrose Puppet I relate to the most is Erwin. He stands for friendship and to me that is the most wonderful thing about being human. Connecting to others is a beautiful part of life. 

    Stop by and say hi! 

  • Ms. Dani, Lead Young Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Dani

    Lead Young Toddler Teacher

    Hi! I am Ms. Dani. 

    I am from Cape Cod Massachusetts. I moved to Colorado in 2021. I have a pet cat named Willow. She means the world to me!

    I am lead teacher qualified and have worked with children since highschool. 

    I started Primrose Lafayette in November 2022 and I am so happy to be here! 

    I look forward to teaching your children and meeting you all!

    Stop by and say hi! 

  • 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. Aramee, Assistant Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Aramee

    Assistant Toddler Teacher

    Hi! I am Aramee! I lived in Utah until recently. I have been working with children since highschool. I am excited to be apart of the Primrose Lafayette team! 

    In my free time I enjoy shopping and going outdoors. 

    Stop by and say hi! 

  • Ms. Torye, Lead Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Torye

    Lead Early Preschool Teacher

    Hi, I'm Ms. Torye!

    I am originally from Nashville, Tenessee.

    I was a military brat up until very recently. I was homeschooled most of my childhood. After school, I started working at another Primrose where I furthered my education with EQIT and Pyramid Plus to become a better educator. 

    I have lots of experience babysitting and I have spent time volunteering in classes at church with children as young as 6 weeks old. Soon after I started to work with toddlers at Primrose in Highland's Ranch. I worked as a toddler teacher for about a year and a half then I switched over to working with infants for about a year.

    I am very excited to start this new journey at Primrose Lafayette.

    My favorite weekend activities are going to car meets in Denver, shopping at Barne's and Noble and babysitting. My favorite color is lilac and my favorite food is Mexican. 

    My favorite children's books are all the Little Critter books by Mercer Mayer.

    The Primrose character that I most relate to is Billy the Duck because he represents promises! I grew up making lots of pinky promises.

  • Ms. Mariale, Preschool Pathways Teachers

    Ms. Mariale

    Preschool Pathways Teachers

    Hi, I'm Mariale.

    I am originally from Lima, Peru.

    I have 8 years of experience working in Ealry Childhood Education. I am bilingual, I speak Spanish, English and a little bit of Portuguese! 

    My favorite weekend activities are watching movies, cooking, and swimming. My favorite foods are Japanese, Indian and Peruvian food. My favorite colors are purple and black.

    My favorite children's books are, "Oh the Places You Will Go" and "Green Eggs and Ham", by Dr. Seuss. The Primrose Character that I most relate to is Benjamin the Bear because he is happiest when playing outside. He likes to smell flowers, just like me. I also enjoy making pies.

    Stop by and say Hi!

  • 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. 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. Kylie, Lead Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Kylie

    Lead Preschool Teacher

    Hi, I’m Kylie!

    I have been a teacher here at Primrose Lafayette for 5 years and found my love for teaching children. I have my EQIT and Pyramid Plus certificates. When I am not teaching, I am enjoying time with my son, hiking, camping, and shopping.

    My favorite children's books is Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney and If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Numeroff.

     

    The Primrose friend I relate to the most is Benjamin the bear. It is my natural trait to be generous by being kind and putting others first. The ability to lead and guide anyone in a positive path.

     

    I look forward to teaching your children and meeting you!

     

    Stop by and say hi!

  • Ms. Lisett, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Lisett

    Assistant Teacher

    Hello. I'm Lisett! I was born and raised Colorado, but I have spent all my life traveling to Mexico.

    Growing up, school was my favorite. It gave me the freedom to express myself through my creativity. In high school I took child development classes and fell in love with the experience. I graduated with honors and spent most of my free time reading.

    I enjoy spicy food, spending time with my family and with my partner, and my favorite childrens book is If You Give A Mouse A Cookie. 

    I look forward to being a teacher here at Primrose Lafayette!

    Stop by and say Hi! 

  • 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. Alaina, Jr. Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Alaina

    Jr. Kindergarten Teacher

    Hi, I'm Alaina!

    I am originally from Broomfield, Colorado.

    I have a BA in Excercise Science from Fort Lewis College. I just recently moved here from Missouri and now that I am settled in Colorado I plan to go back to school for Early Childhood Education. After I resigned as an athletic trainer, I became a nanny for a couple of years. I then accepted a Pre Kindergarten position in Leawood, KS and taught at that school for 8 years before relocating to Colorado.

    My favorite color is red and my favorite food any anything dessert! My favorite thing to do on the weekend is to travel to new places. My favortie children's book is the Pout Pout Fish, Picture Day Perfection, and Sing Some More by Deborah Diesen.

    The Primrose Character that I most relate to is Ally the Bunny because I love to help children solve problems.

    Stop by and say hi!

  • 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. Brenda, Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Brenda

    Lead Pre-Kindergarten 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. Christine, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Christine

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Hello I'm Christine!

    I am originally from Arvada, Colorado.

    I graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University with a degreee in recreation and a minor in Education. I have been working with children since 2003. I have been a nany, a gym teacher, a health teacher, a summer camp director and a coach!

    My favorite food is chips and salsa/guacamole. My favorite colors are all the colors in the rainbow! On the weekends I love running, hiking, crafting and spending time with my family. My favorite children's book are Arnie the Doughnut and Where the Wild Things Are.

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

    Stop by and say hi!

  • Ms. Delanie, Assistant Pre Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Delanie

    Assistant Pre Kindergarten Teacher

    Hi I am Ms. Delanie! 

    I am from Flagstaff Arizona. I have a degree in secondary education from Northern Arizona University as well as a minor in Spanish. I have worked with elementary school aged children up to fourth grade in science and art. I started at Primrose Lafayette in October 2022. 

    I have two children and love spending my free time with them. I enjoy chicken enchiladas and my favorite color is turquoise!

    I look forward to teaching your children and meeting you all!

    Stop by and say hi! 

  • Mr. Chris, Assistant Teacher

    Mr. Chris

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi, I'm Chris!

    I am originally from Colorado. I am married and have one child and another on the way! I also have a dog who I love very much.

    I am currently a wrestling coach at a local high school. I work here at Primrose in the morning, helping in the Kindergarten classroom. I really enjoy working with children and I have worked in other schools for the past few years as a substitute teacher.

    My hobbies are coaching wrestling, playing slow pitch softball, hiking, camping and four wheeling. 

    My favorite books are the Harry Potter series and Dr. Seuss books. 

    I am excited to be a member of the Primrose team.

    Stop by and say Hi!

     

  • 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!


  • 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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