Primrose School Building

Primrose School of Meadowbrook

Our Staff

  • Meghan McDonald, Director of Operations

    Meghan McDonald

    Director of Operations

    Meghan has been a member of our Primrose Team since December 2012. She is currently our Director of Operations but has previously worked in many classrooms throughout the school. Meghan has a degree in Early Childhood Development and loves being a part the children's lives at our school!

    Meghan lives in Chelsea with her husband, Kaleb, daughter Adelynn and son Maverick.

  • Erica Shannon, Director of Education

    Erica Shannon

    Director of Education

    Erica has been a member of our Primrose Staff since 2016. Erica started as our Pre-Kindergarten teacher and now a member of our Leadership team. As Director of Education, Erica spends her time mentoring and observing teachers and their implementation of our curriculum. She has a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Grand Canyon University. We thrilled to have her as part of our Primrose Family!

  • Jasmine Taylor, Admissions Director

    Jasmine Taylor

    Admissions Director

    Jasmine has been a member of our team since November 2017. She has had many different roles at our school including Assistant Teacher in Young Toddlers and Lead Teacher in Infant 2. Jasmine currently assists is multiple classrooms throughout the school as well as assists in the office. We are proud to have her as part of our team!

  • Ana Robles, Admissions Director

    Ana Robles

    Admissions Director

    Ana is a California native. Her educational background is in Early Childhood Education. Her hobbies include traveling, baking, reading, physical activities, and spending time with her son and all her Primrose babies. Mrs. Ana has recently joined our Leadership Team as one of the Admission Directors. She enjoys being able to witness, first hand, the growth of each and every one of our students here at Prirmose!

  • Cheri Haynie, Infant 1 Lead Teacher

    Cheri Haynie

    Infant 1 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Cheri has over 20 years of childcare experience. She is always willing to spend time in any age classroom and the children love her. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandson!

  • Dallas South, Infant 1 Assistant Teacher

    Dallas South

    Infant 1 Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Dallas has recently joined our Primrose family, and we are so excited to have her on our team! Dallas is currently attending The University of Alabama at Birmingham to achieve her degree in Pre-Med Public Health. She has 8 years of childcare experience and has a passion for children and their education. In Dallas's free time, she enjoys hiking and spending time with her loved ones. Ms. Dallas is ready to leave a positive impact on her students, each and everyday.

  • Dee McAdams, Infant 2 Lead Teacher

    Dee McAdams

    Infant 2 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Dee has been with us since September of 2014. She has been working with children for over 20 years! Ms. Dee is our Lead Teacher in our Infant 2 Classroom. We are excited to have her as a member of our team!

  • Claudia Hinton, Infant 2 Assistant Teacher

    Claudia Hinton

    Infant 2 Assistant Teacher

    Mrs. Claudia is the Assistant Teacher in our Infant 2 Classroom. She has recently joined our Primrose family and has 17 years of childcare experience. Claudia is from Birmingham, Alabama, and has a B.A. Human Development and Family Science. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

    Mrs. Claudia is excited to begin her journey here at Primrose, as well as to leave a lifelong impression on each of her students' lives. We are very excited to have her apart of our Primrose family!

  • Cassidy Robinson, Young Toddler Lead Teacher

    Cassidy Robinson

    Young Toddler Lead Teacher

    Ms. Cassidy has recently joined our Primrose family! She recently graduated from Samford University where I received my bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communications with a minor in English. She is now pursuing her master's degree in Secondary Education. Ms. Cassidy is looking forward to getting to know our families and chidlren!

  • Olivia Hood, Young Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Olivia Hood

    Young Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Olivia has recently joined our Primrose Team and is the Assistant Teacher in our Young Toddler classroom! She lives in Birmingham, Alabama and has 2 years of child care experience. One of her driving factors, is leaving a positive impact on each of her students! Being able to witness their growth, as well as their level of excitement when reaching new heights, is something Ms. Olivia looks forward to every single day! We are so excited to have Olivia a part of our Primrose family!

  • Amanda Trammell, Older Toddler Lead Teacher

    Amanda Trammell

    Older Toddler Lead Teacher

    Ms. Amanda is the Lead Teacher in our Older Toddler classroom. She has a son, named Samuel, who is currently in our Early Preschool Classroom. Ms. Amanda has one year of child care experience, and attended Faulkner University. During her free time, Ms. Amanda enjoys swimming and spending time outdoors with her family. We are very happy to have her as a part of our Primrose family!

  • Brooklyn Hallman, Older Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Brooklyn Hallman

    Older Toddler Assistant Teacher
    Apple of Our Eye

    Ms. Brooklyn has recently joined our Primrose family. She is from Tuscaloosa, Alabama and has 2 years of child care experience. Ms. Brooklyn is very excited to get to know all of her students and their families.

  • Danielle McDonald, Early Preschool Lead Teacher

    Danielle McDonald

    Early Preschool Lead Teacher

    Danielle McDonald has been working with children for 12 years. She studied social work and human resources at the University of Montevallo. She is married and has three sons- Ace, Deacon, and Milo. Her hobbies include working out, cooking and baking during my free time, and anything outdoors with my family. Danielle is excited to inspire and provide the highest level of learning with every child she encounters at Primrose! We are excited to have her as part of our Primrose Family!

  • Meaghan Shea, Early Preschool Assistant Teacher

    Meaghan Shea

    Early Preschool Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Meaghan is the Assistant Teacher in our Early Preschool classroom. She is from Ludlow, Massachusetts, and has her MCLA BA. She has childcare experience in Special Education for 6 years. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

    Meaghan looks forward to teaching and educating her students each and everyday!

  • Brittney Collins, Preschool Pathways Lead Teacher

    Brittney Collins

    Preschool Pathways Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Brittney is our Lead Teacher in our Preschool Pathways Classroom. She has been with us since 2016! Brittney has 10 years of childcare experience and absolutely loves engaging and educating her students each and every day. Mrs. Brittney loves to spend time with her family by watching movies and being outdoors with them. She is married to her husband for over 10 years and has a 2-year-old son named Johnathan!

  • Robin Russell, Preschool Pathways Assistant Teacher

    Robin Russell

    Preschool Pathways Assistant Teacher

    Robin is the Assistant Teacher in our Preschool Pathways A classroom. She has over 25 years experience working with children. She graduated with a business degree but has always had a passion for working with children. Ms. Robin is originally from New York. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family and go to the gym!

  • Sekerra Ray, Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Sekerra Ray

    Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Kerra has been working with children for 14 years. She has been a part of our Primrose family for 4 years and enjoys educating and nurturing her students, each and every single day. Ms. Kerra was born and raised in Maryland and has made Alabama her home for the past 5 years. Her hobbies include art, decorating, spending time with family and friends, and organizing!

  • Alexandria Hawkins, Support Teacher

    Alexandria Hawkins

    Support Teacher

    Ms. Alexandria has recently joined our Primrose family and we are so excited to have her as a part of our team! Alexandria currently is in Law School at the University of Alabama. She has 3 years of childcare experience and is ready to expand it even more, here at Primrose. In her free time, she enjoys relaxing and spending time with her family and friends. Ms. Alexandria is most excited about building strong relationships with her students and their families!

  • Sheran Smith, Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Sheran Smith

    Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Sheran has over 30 years experience working with children. She is from Gary, Indiana. Sheran is so excited about being involved in these children's lives and helping them grow and learn.

  • Wendy Bradley, Preschool 1 Assistant Teacher

    Wendy Bradley

    Preschool 1 Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Wendy Bradley is the Assistant Teacher in the Preschool 2 classroom. She has over 20 years of experience in child care services. We are very fortunate to have her as part of the Primrose famiy.

  • Tanisha Chambers, Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Tanisha Chambers

    Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Tanisha is originally from Tallahassee, Florida. She taught here at Primrose in 2017 but she and her husband moved back home to Florida. But after a few short years, she moved back to Birmingham with her husband and new addition to the family, Blake! Tanisha has been teaching for 9 years and has a passion for educating and building strong bonds with her students and parents. We are excited to have her as part of our Primrose Family!

  • Nickita Huntley, Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Nickita Huntley

    Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Nickita is such a great asset to our Primrose Team! She is the Assistant Teacher in our Private-PreKindergarten Classroom. She has her TTC in Early Children and Education with 12 years of childcare experience.

    During her free time, Ms. Nickita enjoys relaxing and spending time with her family. She is most excited about educating and prepping her students for Kindergarten!

  • Wanda Harper, Private Kindergarten Teacher

    Wanda Harper

    Private Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Wanda is our Private Kindergarten Teacher and has recently joined our Primrose family! Ms. Wanda is from Westend, Alabama, and has 20 years of childcare experience. She has her B.S./M.A. in Early Childhood Education. Ms. Wanda looks forward to teaching her first year of our Private Kindergarten class!

  • Leisha Bonilla, Support Teacher

    Leisha Bonilla

    Support Teacher

    Leisha has been with us since Spring 2015. We are so blessed to have such a caring teacher on our staff. She has previous experience working with children of many different ages and has 2 children of her own! Ms. Leisha is one of our support staff members!

  • Mikayla Cardwell, Support Teacher

    Mikayla Cardwell

    Support Teacher

    Ms. Mikayla recently joined our Primrose family! As she is so excited to embark on her new journey here at our school. Mikayla is from Montevallo, Alabama, and loves hanging out with her family and friends during her free time. She graduated from The University of Montevallo and has 3 years of childcare experience. Ms. Mikayla is most excited about meeting all of her new students and their families, as well as leaving a strong, positive impact on each of her students.

  • Selena Anderson, Support Teacher

    Selena Anderson

    Support Teacher

    Ms. Selena has been a member of our Primrose Team since August 2017. She is currently one of our Floater Teachers here at Prirmose. Ms. Selena is happily married and has two beautiful daughters. We are thankful to have her as part of our Primrose Family!

  • Marisa Hardy, Support Teacher

    Marisa Hardy

    Support Teacher

    Ms. Marisa has been a part of our Primrose family since 2014. She started off as a Volunteer, later she became a full-time teacher and has loved it ever since! She is from Sylacauga, Alabama and has over 10 years of childcare experience. Ms. Marisa loves to be able to witness the growth of each of her students. Marisa is a proud mother of her daughter, Layla Grace. During her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her daughter. You can reach Ms. Marisa anytime through Procare!

  • Debbie Petterson, Support Teacher

    Debbie Petterson

    Support Teacher

    Mrs. Debbie has recently joined our Primrose family, although her granddaughter Emily used to attend our school! Ms. Debbie is from Birmingham, Alabama, and has 5 years of childcare experience. Ms. Debbie is currently a Support Teacher in our Infant Classroom.

    During her free time, Ms. Debbie enjoys spending time with her family and grandchildren. Ms. Debbie is excited to be able to nurture and educate her babies, each and every single day!

  • Maddie Carbonie, Support Staff

    Maddie Carbonie

    Support Staff

    Maddie Carbonie

    Ms. Maddie has been with our Primrose family for 2 years. She truly has a joy and a passion for each and every one of her students. The energy, love, and light that she brings with her, is something that our students look forward to seeing every day.

    Maddie was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She enjoys outdoor activities with her dog and spending time with people she loves and cares about. We love having Ms. Maddie as a part of our Primrose team!

  • Kaleah, Support Teacher

    Kaleah

    Support Teacher

    Ms. Kaleah is from Atlanta, Georgia. She has over 4 years of childcare experience. She has been a part of our Primrose Team for over a year and is loving building strong relationships with her students and their families. Ms. Kaleah enjoys watching movies with her family and friends during her free time.

    Ms. Kaleah most enjoys experiencing first hand, her sweet bundles of joy, flourish and thrive during the most precious years of their lives. We absolutely love having Ms. Kaleah as a part of our Primrose Team!

  • Mary Breckenridge, Kitchen Manager

    Mary Breckenridge

    Kitchen Manager

    Ms. Mary has been with us since September 2016. She is currently working in our Kitchen preparing meals for our wonderful students. She has also been a teacher in our Pre-Kindergarten class and loves to help in classrooms whenever she can!

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