Primrose School of Miramar

Our Staff

  • Ivana Betances, School Director

    Ivana Betances

    School Director

    Mrs. Ivana Betances has over 12 years of experience in Education - as a Teacher as well as in leadership roles. She has worked enthusiastically with three and four-year-olds, as well as tutoring children of all ages. Mrs. Betances earned her Bachelor's in Early Childhood Development from Florida Atlantic University and is working to earn a Master's degree. She first found her love for working with children when she was 13 years old, babysitting the neighborhood children.

    Mrs. Betances comes from a strong familial background. When she isn't here at school, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband, daughter Everly and their new baby boy, Isaiah.

    Mrs. Betances has always prided herself on the rapport she has built with the families she has worked with over the years. She loves to get to know each and every family here at Primrose School of Miramar.

  • Macie Hart, Director of Education

    Macie Hart

    Director of Education

    Ms. Macie Hart has worked in the field of Early Childhood for over 9 years and has worked as a Director for about 4 years. She has experience working with children with special needs, teaching and creating curriculum.

    Ms. Hart studied fine arts at Savannah College of Art and Design. While many of her fellow students wanted to teach college-aged individuals, Ms. Hart wanted to teach young children the love of art. Once she moved back from Georgia, she achieved her dream by creating a fully art based early childhood curriculum.

    When Ms. Hart realized her passion is the field of early childhood education, she obtained her CDA and Florida’s Director’s Credential. Ms. Hart enjoys baking and painting with watercolors in her free time.

  • Rosanna Cordero, Assistant Director

    Rosanna Cordero

    Assistant Director

    Ms. Rosanna Cordero is passionate about early education for children. She has been working with children for over 20 years. Her first foray into childcare was as a baby sitter - she discovered her passion of working with children since she was 9 years old, taking care of her newborn cousins. She then went on to earn her Associate’s degree In Early Childhood Education at Hostos Community College in New York City.

    She has worked in infant’s classroom through pre-kindergarten classrooms, and even spent some time working with school-aged children. Creating a safe environment for the children and assuring their parents that they are in good hands, is always her priority.

    Her family is her treasure. She enjoys spending time with her husband, their three children, and their puppy.

  • Poorab and Lakshmi Kapadia, Franchise Owner

    Poorab and Lakshmi Kapadia

    Franchise Owners

    Hello! We are Poorab and Lakshmi Kapadia – proud Franchise Owners of Primrose School of Miramar. As longtime Florida residents, we are thrilled to bring high-quality early education and care to children and families in the Miramar community.

    We first discovered Primrose Schools while searching for child care for our daughter. We both worked full time and wanted to ensure she was in a safe, nurturing environment that fostered her learning. After touring Primrose, we were so impressed with the research-based Balanced Learning®curriculum and caring atmosphere that we became a Primrose family for life.

    Our daughter thrived at Primrose for four years, and when we had our son we enrolled him in the infant classroom. He was very happy at Primrose for four years until he started elementary school. After watching our children’s excellent, well-rounded development at Primrose, we made the decision to become Franchise Owners.

    We both grew up in families that value education very highly and are very passionate about early learning. We are dedicated to providing the kind of early learning experience we sought for our children – one that nurtures Active Minds, Healthy Bodies and Happy Hearts®.

    We are honored to have the opportunity to provide premier early education and care to our community and can’t wait to meet and welcome you to the Primrose family!

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