Primrose School at Lakeshore

Our Staff

  • Mrs. Melissa Lee, Area Director

    Mrs. Melissa Lee

    Area Director

    My name is Melissa Lee, and I have been a part of the Primrose family since March 2014. I have been the Director for about 7 years now. I started out in childcare about 11 years ago working with school-age children. Through my years of experience, I found a true love working with children. Just recently, I became a mother myself, to a wonderful little boy named Lathan. I have my Master’s degree in Criminology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. I also have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Sam Houston State University. When I started college, I had a professional plan all carved out; however, once I entered childcare I feel that I found my passion. I love working here with my Primrose family.

  • Mrs. Nicole Verbit, Area Education Director

    Mrs. Nicole Verbit

    Area Education Director

    Hello! My name is Ms. Nicole and I am the Area Education Director for Primrose Lakeshore. I am originally from Houston, Texas and became apart of the Primrose Family since 2012. I have a BFA from Texas Tech University in Art Education, Early Childhood and a total of 12 years of childcare experience. On the weekends, I enjoy playing outside with my three children. My favorite food is sushi and my favorite children's book is "Mouse Paint" and "The Giving Tree". The Primrose Pal I most relate to is Erwin the Dog because I too love art and making new friends! I am most excited to watch your children discover new wonders in the classroom.

  • Ms. Shelby Sabaj, Assistant Director

    Ms. Shelby Sabaj

    Assistant Director

    Hi! My name is Ms. Shelby and I am the Assistant Director for Primrose Lakeshore! I am originally from The Woodlands, TX and I joined the Primrose Lakeshore family in March of 2022. I have 8 years of childcare experience, an Associates Degree in EC-6 in teaching and a Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education from Sam Houston University (eat 'em up kats!) On the weekends I enjoy spending time with my family, going to baseball games and seeing the Houston Astros play! My favorite food salad and veggies an my favorite children's book is "Oh the place's you'll go" by Dr. Seuss. The Primrose Character I most relate to is Erwin the Dog because I like making new friends too! What I am most excited for this year is meeting all the families and the children this year.

  • Ms. Cassandra Owens, Curriculum Coordinator

    Ms. Cassandra Owens

    Curriculum Coordinator

    Hi my name is Cassandra Owens and I am thrilled to be back in the Primrose Lakeshore family! I have numerous years of early childcare experience. I actually worked at Lakeshore previously as a lead teacher. I am now back as a member of leadership with the goal of instilling my love and passion for teaching to all my teachers. My passion is curriculum implementation and watching children light up when they are learning. I can't wait to get to know each one of our amazing families!

  • Ms. Maria Mendoza, Chef

    Ms. Maria Mendoza

    Chef

    I am Maria, and would like to tell you about myself. I am from Monterrey, Mexico and graduated from Prep 57 High School in Mexico. My favorite foods are Tacos, Fajitas and Shrimp. I love to go dancing on the weekends. I am looking forward to learning new things, meeting new people, and doing well at my job.

  • Mr. Timmy Jackson

    Transportation Coordinator

    Hello there! My name is Mr. Timmy and I am the transportation coordinator for Primrose Lakeshore. I am very thrilled to be a part of the Primrose Lakeshore family.

  • Ms. Martika Davis, Teacher

    Ms. Martika Davis

    Teacher

    My name is Ms. Martika, and I am the lead teacher for the Older Infant classroom! I am originally from Houston, TX and have over 10 years of experience in childcare. My favorite type of food is Seafood! I love spending time with my family on the weekends! My favorite children's book is, "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie". I look forward to seeing all my babies reaching great milestones!

  • Mrs. Reyna Lopez, Teacher

    Mrs. Reyna Lopez

    Teacher

    My name is Reyna, and I am a teacher in our Young Infant classroom. I am from El Salvador, and have 15 years of childcare experience. I love seafood and going to church on the weekends. I love to read,"My First Animals" to my babies! I relate most to Percy the Rooster and am so excited to watch my babies grow up!

  • Ms. Amanda McBee, Teacher

    Ms. Amanda McBee

    Teacher

    Hi! My name is Amanda, and I am a teacher in our Young Infant classroom! I have been with the Primrose family since January of 2022. I have 6 years of child care experience, and also have a daughter of my own. I have my Bachelor's in Theater and English, as well as my Associate's in General Studies. I love fettucine alfredo, and hanging out with my daughter on the weekend! My favorite children's books is "Green Egg's and Ham". I relate most to our Primrose Pal, Mia the Mouse.

  • Ms. Deborah Lee, Teacher

    Ms. Deborah Lee

    Teacher

    Hello. My name is Ms. Deborah and I am the Lead Teacher in Older Infants. I am from Houston, TX and joined the Primrose Lakeshore family in November of 2021. I was a middle school teacher in 1995-2005, and then became a 1st grade teacher in 2005-2015. I also have a BA in Marketing from Texas Southern University. My favorite food is seafood and on the weekends I like to go bowling and read. My favorite children's book is "If you give a Mouse a Cookie". The Primrose Character I most relate to is Og the Bookworm!

  • Mrs. Martha Landeros, Teacher

    Mrs. Martha Landeros

    Teacher

    Hello, my name is Ms. Martha and I am a teacher in the Older Infant Classroom. I am from Monterrey, Mexico and have 20 years of child care experience. My favorite foods are Mexican and Italian. On the weekends, I enjoy going out with my family. The Primrose Character I relate most to is Ally the Bunny. What I am most excited about this school year is to know my infant students!

  • Ms. Jakelyn Pena, Teacher

    Ms. Jakelyn Pena

    Teacher

    Hi, my name is Jakelyn, I am the afternoon teacher in the older infant's classroom. I am excited to watch your babies grow in our classroom!

  • Mrs. Danita Braxton, Teacher

    Mrs. Danita Braxton

    Teacher

    Hi, my name is Mrs. Braxton and I have been with the Primrose Family since February 2016. My hometown is Monroe, LA. I hope to leave a loving, lasting impression on your children just as I have with my own children. I have worked in this field for over 10 years. My favorite food is corn and tacos! My favorite weekend activity is being outside in the sun! My favorite children's book is Beady Bear. The Primrose character I relate most to is Katie the Cat because I bring fun into the classroom! What I am most excited about this school year is watching the children grow and learn.

  • Ms. Nyoka Jefferson, Teacher

    Ms. Nyoka Jefferson

    Teacher

    Hi! My name is Nyoka and I am the opening Toddler teacher. I am from Houston, TX, and I joined the Primrose Lakeshore family in January 2022. I have 6 months of childcare experience and am excited to get to know your little ones! On the weekends I love hanging out with friends and family and enjoy seafood. I am so excited to see what this year holds!

  • Ms. Savannah Bustos

    Teacher

    Hello! My name is Ms. Savannah and I am the lead teacher in the Early Preschool 1 classroom. I am from Cleveland, TX and joined the Primrose Lakeshore family in November 2021. I have childcare experience since 2012. In the past, I have been an Medical Assistant, and AAS in healthcare management. My favorite food is Mexican. On the weekends, I enjoy reading, walking and volunteer work! My favorite children's book is "Go Dog Go" by DR. Seuss. The Primrose Pal I most relate to is Ally the Bunny!

  • Ms.Tamedra Davis, Teacher

    Ms.Tamedra Davis

    Teacher

    Hello! My name is Ms. T and I am the assistant teacher in our Early Preschool 1 room. I joined the Primrose Lakeshore family in March 2022 and I'm from Houston, TX. I used to be a medical assistant and have 3 years of childcare experience. My favorite food is Cajun & Mexican food. On the weekends, I enjoy spending time with my daughter! My favorite children's book is "The Giving Tree" and the Primrose Pal I most relate to is Og the Bookworm. What I'm most excited about this school year is teaching my Early Preschool kids new things and getting to know my co-workers and parents.

  • Ms. Courtney Glenn, Teacher

    Ms. Courtney Glenn

    Teacher

    Hello! My name is Ms. Courtney and I am a Lead teacher in our Early Preschool 2 Classroom. I am from Crosby, TX and joined the Primrose Lakeshore family in September 2021. I have 5 years of childcare experience and a high school diploma. My favorite food is soft tacos. On the weekends, I enjoy relaxing at home. My favorite children's book is "Where the wild things are". The Primrose Character I most relate to is Mia the Mouse.

  • Ms. Yesi Garcia, Teacher

    Ms. Yesi Garcia

    Teacher

    Hello! My name is Ms. Yesi and I am one of the teachers here at Lakeshore. I joined the Primrose Lakeshore family in March 2022 and I am so excited to get to know you and your family this year!

  • Ms. Tania Gonzalez, Teacher

    Ms. Tania Gonzalez

    Teacher

    Hello! My name is Ms. Tania and I am the afternoon teacher in our Early Preschool 2 room. I joined the Primrose Lakeshore family in December 2021 and I am so excited to get to know you and your family this year!

  • Ms. Kiara Pequeno, Teacher

    Ms. Kiara Pequeno

    Teacher

    Hi! My name is Ms. Kiara and I am the assistant teacher in our Preschool Pathway classroom! I am from Houston, TX and I have 4 1/2 years of childcare experience. I am currently enrolled in college for RN and going on to being a pediatrician. My favorite food is pasta. On the weekends, I enjoy pottery, drawing and going to the park. My favrite children's book is "A bad case of the stripes". The Primrose Pal I relate most to is Ally the Bunny. I am so excited to be a part of the Primrose Lakeshore family!

  • Ms. Joseline Rodriguez, Teacher

    Ms. Joseline Rodriguez

    Teacher

    Hello! My name is Ms. Joseline and I am the afternoon teacher here at Lakeshore. I joined the Primrose Lakeshore family in March 2022 and I am very excited to meet you and get to know your family!

  • Mrs. Charyah White

    Teacher

    Hello, my name is Charyah! I have been in early childhood education for more that five years. I enjoy seeing the lightbulb moment that each child gets while learning something new. I can't wait to see all the joys this school year brings!

  • Ms. Jacqueline Rodriguez, Teacher

    Ms. Jacqueline Rodriguez

    Teacher

    Hello, my name is Jaqueline. I have one beautiful daughter. I like to describe myself as a unique person. I have been in early childhood education for three years. I have been with Primrose since March 2022. What I love most abou tmy job is receiving the biggest and warmest hugs everyday to wathcing the development and growth of each child. Watching my students learn and discover new things brings me joy that I get to be part of their exploration.

  • Ms. Onedia Osborne, Pre-Kindergarten 2 Teacher

    Ms. Onedia Osborne

    Pre-Kindergarten 2 Teacher

    Hi, my name is Mrs. Osborne and I have been with the Primrose Family since April 2016. My hometown is Houston, TX. I am the mother of 3 wonderful children and grandmother to 5. I love working with children and being there to serve as a positive role model for them.I have worked in Early Childhood Education for 20 years. My favorite foods are shrimp, fish, veggies and 7-Up cake! My favorite weekend activity is spending time with my grandchildren. My favorite children's books are all Dr. Seuss books, Goodnight Moon and My Crayons Talk. The Primrose character I relate most to is Og the Bookworm because of my love for reading! What I am most excited about this school year is nurturing the children as they enter Primrose where they will experience balanced learning and gain much success..

  • Ms. Jaelyn Caine, Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Jaelyn Caine

    Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Hello! My name is Ms. Jaelyn and I am a morning assistant teacher in our Kindergarten classroom. I joined the Primrose Lakeshore Family in March 2022 and I am so excited to meet you and get to know your family!

  • Mrs. Sabrina Overstreet, Floater

    Mrs. Sabrina Overstreet

    Floater

    Hello! My name is Sabrina Overstreet and I am a support teacher in the afternoons! I am from Houston, TX and have over 10 years of childcare experience. My favorite food is Pizza and on the weekends I enjoy reading. My favorite children's book is "The Cat in the Hat". The Primrose Pal I most relate to is Benjamin the Bear because I love to give back to others! I am very excited to be a part of the Primrose Lakeshore Family.

  • Mr. Mo, Teacher

    Mr. Mo

    Teacher

    Hi! My name is Mr. Mo. I am going to school. I direct my studies towards kids and helping them discover who they are. I am a retired veteran with one fur-baby. I am also a vegetarian who loves to hike, deep water dive and meditate during my free time. My favorite colors are blue and green. I love listening to all music. My favorite food is avocado toast and my favorite restaurant is True Foods Kitchen! I am excited to join the Primrose Team.

  • Mrs. Geisa Alzaga, Teacher

    Mrs. Geisa Alzaga

    Teacher

    Hi, my name is Geisa. I am originally from Cuba. I have a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education and a AAS in Social and Human Services. I have 13 years of childcare experience. My favorite foods are Cuban, Italian and Moroccan food. In my free time I love to travel, spend time with my husband and doggie and to go to the gym. My favorite children's book is :Hands are not for Hitting" because we can teach children to only use gentle hands with friends. 

  • Ms. Saira Hameed, Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Saira Hameed

    Kindergarten Teacher

    Hi! My name is Saira Hameed. I had a great opportunity early in life to lie in different countries with my parents. I got to experience differnet cultures and customs. I have a Masters in Arts and a degree in C.D.A. I have been a Kindergarten teacher for almost 11 years. Teaching is a great passion of mine. For me every student matters. I encourage students to get creative and also make them excited about books. Books are the most important step towards learning. In my free time I love to cook, go for long walks and watch movies. I have two daughters who have gone off to college. 

  • Ms. Bernadette Andaverde, Teacher

    Ms. Bernadette Andaverde

    Teacher

    Hi there! My name is Bernadette! I'm new to teaching but it has truly been a dream of mine to be able to teach and help others become successful. My first job was working at Main Event as a party host, and I m slowly made my way to supervisor. In that time, I've taken on other jobs as well. I've worked at Party City for a few months and then as an overnight stocker for HEB. I enjoy being challenged and being able to bring new ideas to the table and test them out if it means my team and myself become more successful!! I enjoy mystery books/movies along with painting, journaling, knitting and plenty more arts and craft activities. 

  • Ms. Aislinn Woods, Teacher

    Ms. Aislinn Woods

    Teacher

    Hi, my name is Aislinn. I am a teacher here at Primrose. I was born and raised in Houston, Texas. My favorite food is Panera. On the weekends I enjoy hanging out with friends and playing with my dogs. My favorites children's books is “The Day the Crayons Quit”. The Primrose friends I most relate to is Mia the Mouse. I recently just joined Primrose and Can’t wait to see the children grow.

  • Ms. Mattie Carr, Teacher

    Ms. Mattie Carr

    Teacher

    I spend alot of time with my family and my friends. I love going on runs, shopping, hiking and watching movies. My favorite place to visit is Colorado. Where I like to hike, fish and have fun in the lake. My dream vacation is Wyoming. And my favorite color is  blue!

  • Ms. Carolonda Williams, Teacher

    Ms. Carolonda Williams

    Teacher

    Hello, my name is Carolonda Williams, I was born and raised in Louisiana. I graduated from Lamar in 2016 and I’ve been teaching early childhood education ever since. I enjoy doing new adventures with my son and traveling the world. I am super excited to learn what the new school year will bring and all the new students that are to come.

  • Brandi and Larry Muse, Franchise Owner

    Brandi and Larry Muse

    Franchise Owner

    Primrose School at Lakeshore, like all Primrose Schools, is locally owned and managed. We are Larry and Brandi Muse, the owners in your community. We are native Houstonians and are the proud parents of our son, Corbin, and our daughter, Jade, who both attended our school. The Primrose School at Lakeshore is a ground-up project that brings early childhood education and childcare in the area to a new standard of excellence. The Balanced Learning curriculum implemented at the school ensures that children are nurtured socially, emotionally, physically, and intellectually. Primrose leads the industry as being the first private preschool in the United States to achieve accreditation status. Primrose School has achieved accreditation status from three of the most prominent and respected education associations in the country: CITA (The Commission on International Tran-Region Accreditations), SACS CASI (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement). As owners, we are involved in the quality and execution of the school's programs on a daily basis. We recognize the importance of creating a safe, nurturing, and happy environment for our children. To accomplish this, we recognize the importance of creating a work environment that allows educators to excel in their passion for teaching young children. Thank you for allowing our family to be a part of this great community. Larry and Brandi Muse

    Please feel free to E-mail me directly at: bmuse@primroselakeshore.com.

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