Primrose School of NE Green Oaks

Our Staff

  • Mrs. Linda Wilson, Director

    Mrs. Linda Wilson

    Director

    Mrs. Linda Wilson is from Fort Worth, Texas. She has been working in the child care field for more than 40 years. Mrs. Wilson has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks for 26 years!! She has worked with every age group and over the years worked her way up to administration. Mrs. Wilson's experience in the field is one of her greatest assets. It allows her to look at things from all view point of the parents, teachers and administration. It is this experience combined with her wonderful nurturing and loving personality that makes her such a well respected administrator and an invaluable member of the Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks team.

    Linda's favorite food is chicken and rice. In case you did not know she is a sports nut!!! She is a big Dallas Cowboys Fan!! However, in addition to football, she loves watching baseball and basketball both at the pros and college level. Her favorite children's books are Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Mrs. Wilson feels that the Primrose character that she most relates to is Billy the Duck because they both love to sing and dance, (athough Billy does it better, but don't tell her that!!).

    I am most excited with each new school year to watch our students throughout the whole school grow and learn. Each of these children truly are my babies!! I love watching them grow from year to year learning something new each day. I am always amazed when one of our quiet children comes out of their shell and suddenly has so much to say!!! As a manager I am typically here everyday from 9:30am to 6:30pm. I am always available to talk with you. please feel free to stop and visit with me anytime.

    Mrs. Linda Wilson

  • Ms. Katherine Scott, Curriculum Coordinator

    Ms. Katherine Scott

    Curriculum Coordinator

    Katherine Scott is originally from Farmington, New Mexico, but has lived in Texas for over 21 years now. Katherine is currently in the process of earning her Bachelors degree in English from the University of Phoenix. Her goal is to eventually teach at the Junior High or High School level. Ms. Scott has been with Primrose School of N.E.Green Oaks for 17 years. She started as the Explorers teacher, but has also through her years served as the Kindergarten Assistant, Pre-Kindergarten Assistant and was the Academic Teacher over a 4 year period in both Pre-K1 and Pre-K 2. Ms. Scott was promoted to the Curriculum Coordinator position in 2008. Her vast knowledge, experience and creativity with the curriculum and lesson planning makes her a great asset to the teaching staff. She is passionate about the Primrose curriculum and provides guidance and support to the teachers She loves to see things implemented in a fun and engaging way to bring out the most from the curriculum. She is an invaluable member of our Primrose Team!!

    Ms. Scott's favorite food is Mrs. Sandra's Beef Stew. On the weekend Mrs. Scott likes to read, go shopping and walking at River Legacy Park. Her favorite children's books are Harry Potter, The Butter Battle Book, The Giving Tree, Skippy Jon Jones and finally The Runaway Pancake. As you can see she likes to read. The Primrose Pal that she most relates to is Og the Bookworm because they both love to read!!!

    The thing I am most excited about when a new school begins is watching the children discover new things and seeing their excitement as they learn.

    As a manager I am typically here everyday from 7:30 to 5:00pm. I am always available to talk with you. please feel free to stop and visit with me anytime.

    Ms. Katherine Scott

  • Mrs. Sandra Holmes, Cook Extraordinare

    Mrs. Sandra Holmes

    Cook Extraordinare

    Mrs. Sandra Holmes is from Clarksdale, Mississippi. She has been working in the child care field for more than 35 years. Mrs. Holmes has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks for 26 years!! She has worked as an infant room teacher and is currently our chef extraordinaire. Mrs. Holmes' has her Associates Degree. Her experience in the field is one of her greatest assets. Ms. Holmes favorite food is chicken and salad. On the weekends she enjoys resting and spending time with her grandchildren. Her favorite children's book is The Three Little Pigs. Mrs Holmes feels that the Primrose character that she most relates to is Ally the Bunny because they are both responsible and like to eat healthy food! Each school year I am most excited to meet and get to know the new families and students. I love watching the students that have been with us a while and how they change and grow. Being here 26 years I also love it when old students come back to visit us!.

    I look forward to serving your students yummy, healthy Primrose snacks and meals! -Ms. Holmes

  • Mrs. Amanda Alexander, Infant Teacher

    Mrs. Amanda Alexander

    Infant Teacher

    Ms. Amanda Alexander is originally from Irving, Texas. She has over 24 years of child care experience. She graduated from Naaman Forrest High School. Ms. Alexander has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2018. She is currently one of our amazing Infant Teachers. Ms. Alexander’s favorite foods are pasta and cheese!  In her spare time she likes to work out and watch movies. Her favorite children's book is Brown Bear Brown Bear. The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Katie the Cat as we both like to help Primrose Students learn to share and care about each other!

    I am excited with each new school year to meet my new babies and to watch them grow and learn. I love it when their faces light up when they discover something new about themselves or their world! - Ms. Alexander!

     

  • Mrs. Deborah Moore, Infant Teacher

    Mrs. Deborah Moore

    Infant Teacher

    Ms. Deborah Moore is originally from Slidell, Lousianna.  She has years of experience as a mother and grandmother.  She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022.  She is currently one of our Infant Room Teachers.  Ms. Moore has her Associates Degree.  Ms. Moore's favorite food is spaghetti and meatballs!  On the weekends she enjoys swimming!  Her favorite children's book is Little Red Riding Hood!  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Erwin the Dog as they both believe in the importance and value of friendship. 

    I love watching our babies grow and learn.  When they find their toes, smile for the first time and giggle.  I love being part of their development and growth! -Ms. Moore

  • Ms. Anyna Smith, Infant Room Teacher

    Ms. Anyna Smith

    Infant Room Teacher

    Ms. Anyna Smith is originally from Lancaster, Texas.  She has years three years of experience working with children.  She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022.  She is currently one of our Infant Room Teachers.  Ms. Smith graduated from high school and has been working with children ever since.   Ms. Smith's favorite food is tacos!  On the weekends she enjoys spending time with her family.  Her favorite children's book is A Bad Case of the Stripes by David Shannon.  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Billy the Duck because they both love music and signing along to the radio!  They also believe in the importance of keeping promises.  

    I love getting to know all my new babies and teaching them new things!  I also love teaching them sign language and watching their faces full of joy and excitment when they sign something back!  Being a part of their developmental journey is such and honor and priviledge-Ms. Smith.  

  • Ms. Gloria Flores, Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Gloria Flores

    Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Gloria Flores is originally from Mansfield, Texas.   She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022.  She is currently one of our Toddler Teachers.  Ms. Flores' favorite foods are wings and Pho!  On the weekends she enjoys going dancing!  Her favorite children's book is The Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Libby the Lamb as they are both calm and good listeners.  

    I love meeting my new students and watching them grow and learn.  I look forward to seeing my students smiling faces everyday!-Ms. Flores 

  • Ms. Teresa Ponce

    Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Teresa Ponce is originally from Irving, Texas.  She has over 2 years of child care experience. She is currently enrolled in school pursuing her Bachelors in Psychology in Child & Adolescent Development.  She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2021.  She is currently one of our Early Preschool Teachers.  Ms. Ponce's  favorite food is anything with potatoes!   On the weekends she likes crocheting!  Her favorite children's book is Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney.  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Mia the Mouse as they both believe in sharing responsiblity in their community.   

    I love being a teacher.  I look forward to seeing my students each day and helping the learn and grow.  The Early Preschool Class is such an exciting age as they are figuring out who they are and I get to be a part of their journey.  The Early Preschool Class is the Best!!-Ms. Ponce 

  • Ms. Leslie Leon, Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Leslie Leon

    Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Leslie Leon is originally from Arlington, Texas.  She comes to Primrose with experience as a summer school teacher.  She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022.  She is currently one of our Early Preschool Teachers.  Ms. Leon's favorite foods are wings and cake!   On the weekends she enjoys going to the movies and spending time with family and friends!  Her favorite children's book is The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister.  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Benjamin the Bear as they both believ in the importance of generosity and both love the outdoors!   

    I am excited with each new school year to watch my students learn and grow.  I love watching their personalities develop and an excited to be a part of their formative years!  Early Preschoolers are the best!-Ms. Leon

  • Ms. Caitlin Sullivan, Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Caitlin Sullivan

    Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Caitlin Sullivan is originally from Bedford, Texas.  She has over two year of experience working with children.  She is currenlty enrolled in school pursing her Bachelors Degree.  She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022.  She is currently one of our Early Preschool Teachers.  Ms. Sullivan's favorite food is Pizza!   On the weekends she likes being outdoors.  Her favorite children's book is Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister. The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Erwin the Dog as they both believe in the importance of Frienship!  Good and bad times are always better when you have friends to share them with.  Whether luaghing or crying or just being together friendships are so important to both Erwin and Ms. Sullivan!  

    I love watching my students grown and learn each day. The joy and excitement they express as they learn is what makes my day as a teacher.  I also love watching life long friendships that begin here at Primrose!  I look forward to meeting you and your student!-Ms. Sullivan 

  • Ms. Julian Swan

    Pathways to Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Julian Swan is originally from Arlington, Texas.  She has previous experience working in child care.  She also has helped raise a 5 and 3 year old.  She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022.  She is currently one of our Pathways to Preschool Teachers.  Ms. Swan has her Associates Degree in Applied Theater Arts.   Ms. Swan's favorite food is Cheeseburgers!  On the weekends she enjoys taking her nieces to the park!  Her favorite children's book is Go Dog Go! by Dr Seuss. The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Og the Bookworm as they both love to read.  They also are very caring and love to take care of others!  

    I love meeting and getting to know my students.  I love doing arts and crafts activites with them.  I love watching their faces light up as they complete their project all by themselves! -Ms.Swan

  • Mrs. Shameka Bones, Preschool Teacher

    Mrs. Shameka Bones

    Preschool Teacher

    Mrs. Shameka Bones is originally from Grand Prairie, Texas.  She has years of experience working with children in a home day care setting, as the Party Manager of Chuck E Cheese and as a mother herself.  She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022.  She is currently one of our Preschool Room Teachers.  Ms. Bones has her Associates Degree and plans to obtain her degree in Education.  Ms. Bone's favorite food is anything pasta!  She also loves all fruits and Veggies!  On the weekends she enjoys jogging with her dog, spending times with her two sons and attending church.  Her favorite children's book isSam I Am, By Dr Seuss!  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Molly the Cow as they both believe in the importance of Kindness. She believed it is the key to magical days!  

    I love getting to know my new students and watching their faces when they learn or master something new!  Their love of learning and imagination is contagious!  

  • Ms. Corneshia Rayford, Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Corneshia Rayford

    Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Corneshia Rayford is originally from Byhalia, MIssissippi.   She comes to Primrose with over 3 years of child cre experience.  She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022.  She is currently one of our Preschool Teachers.  Ms. Rayford's favorite food is fish!  On the weekends she enjoys having lunch at the park!  Her favorite children's books are the June B. Jones series by Barbara Park.  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Billy the Duck as they both love music and believe in the importance of keeping promises!  

    I am excited to see each child grow and excel in their ability to learn.  I love seeing their happy faces each day!-  I look forward to getting to know you and your student.-Ms. Rayford

  • Ms. Bristol Simmons

    Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten Afternoon Teacher

    Ms. Bristol Simmons is originally from East Texas.  She comes to Primrose with over 4 years child care experience.  Ms. Bristol is currently attending The University of Texas at Arlington pursuing her bachelors in education.  She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022.  She is currently our afternoon Preschool/Pre-Kindergarten Teacher.  Ms. Bristol's favorite food is Mexican food.  On the weekends she enjoys relaxing and sleeping in between styudying and doing homework.  Her favorite children's book is Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister.  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Percy the Rooster as they both have a big caring heart.  The also believe in leading by example.  

    I love being a part of the learning process with my students and watching their excitement when they learn or master a new skill or concept.  The pure joy on their faces is why teaching is my passion and calling.-Ms. Bristol

  • Ms. Rikki Tatum, Private Pre-Kindergarten 2 Academic Teacher

    Ms. Rikki Tatum

    Private Pre-Kindergarten 2 Academic Teacher

    Ms. Rikki Tatum is originally from Inglewood, California. She has over 10 years of child care experience. She has her Bachelors Degree in Journalism. She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2016. She is currently our Private Pre-Kindergarten Academic Teacher. Ms. Tatum's favorite food is Mexican food! On the weekends she likes spending time with her church family and going to the movies with her mom. Her favorite children's books are any of the R.L.Stine Goosebump Series. The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Molly the Cow as they both believe that respect for others is essential. They both believe in the golden rule treat others as you would want to be treated.

    I am excited with each new school year to watch my students learn new things. We are going to have a great year in Pre-Kindergarten! Our class is the best!! - Ms. Rikki!

  • Mr. Isaac Vela, Explorers Teacher

    Mr. Isaac Vela

    Explorers Teacher

    Mr. Isaac Vela is originally from Irving, Texas.   He has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022.  He comes to us with over 2 years of child care experience. He graduated from Nimitz High School.  He is currently our Pre-Kindergarten Morning Assistant and Explorers Teacher.  Mr. Vela's favorite food is chicken tenders from Raising Canes!  On the weekends she enjoys painting, embriodery and watching anime!  His favorite children's book is No David! by David Shannon.  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Erwin the Dog as they both love to paint and draw!  

    I love meeting my new students and getting to know them.  The Explorers are busy young people invloved in many activites my goal is to provide a fun learning environment where they can get their homework done and unwind from school while still learning something exciting and new during their Zone Time.  I look forward to meeting you and your student!  Mr. Vela

  • Mrs. Angela Clark, Pathways to Preschool Teacher

    Mrs. Angela Clark

    Pathways to Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Angela Clark is originally from Dallas,Texas.  She has over 10 years of child care experience. She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022. She is currently one of our Pathways to Preschool Teachers. Ms. Clark's favorite food is Fruit.  On the weekends she likes spending time with family relaxing!  Her favorite children's book is Sam I Am by Dr Seuss.  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Katie the Cat as they are both curious, polite and fun to be around! We both love helping our students learn to  share and care about each other!  

    I an so excitied to meet my new students and to be a part of their learning journey! -Ms. Clark

  • Ms. Kiana Anderson

    Pathways to Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Kiana Anderson is originally from Dallas,Texas.  She has over 10 years of child care experience. She is currently pursuing her Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.  She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2022. She is currently one of our Pathways to Preschool Teachers. Ms. Anderson's favorite foods are nachos, fried chicken, spaghetti, french fries and strawberry cake!  On the weekends she likes spending time with her family relaxing!  Her favorite children's book is Are You my Mother by P. D. Eastman.  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Libby the Lamb as they are bothcalm and thoughtful.  They also believe in the importance of everyone finding their voice.  

    I am most excited about getting to know each of my students and making them feel included.  I also love watching them grow and learn and their personalities emerge! -Ms. Anderson

  • Ms. Nylah Ross, Floater Teacher

    Ms. Nylah Ross

    Floater Teacher

    Ms. Nylah Ross is originally from Fort Worth, Texas.  She has over a year of child care experience. She is currently enrolled in school pursuing her Bachelors in Sociology.  She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2021.  She is currently one of our floater teachers.  She works in all our classes.  Ms. Ross'  favorite foods are fruits and salads!   On the weekends she likes painting, going on runs and spending time with family!  Her favorite children's book is Brown Bear Brown Bear-What Do You See?  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Libby the Lamb as they both are listeners who are clam and thoughtful.  She like Libby loves to help make sure each child is heard and finds their voice!  

    I am excited with each new school year to watch my students learn and grow.  I get so much happiness and joy being around the students and helping them learn!  I look forward to meeting you and your student!-Ms. Ross

  • Ms. Precious Bell, Afternoon Floater

    Ms. Precious Bell

    Afternoon Floater

    Ms. Precious Bell is originally from Abilene, Texas.  She has over 2 years of child care experience. She is currently attending the University of Texas at Arlington working on her Bachelors Degree in Social Work. She has been with Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks since 2021. She is currently one of our afternoon floater teachers.  She works in all our classes.  Ms. Bell's favorite food is Chicken Alfredo.  On the weekends she likes spending time catching up her favorite shows in between studying!  Her favorite children's book is A Bad Case of the Stripes by Davis Shannon.  The Primrose Character that she most relates to is Katie the Cat as they are both curious, polite and fun to be around!  I love just like Katie the Cat helping our students learn to share and care about each other!  

    I am excited with each new school year as I get to be in all the classrooms and see changes in all the students.- Ms. Bell!

  • Lynne Groff, LMSW, Franchise Owner

    Lynne Groff, LMSW

    Franchise Owner

    Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks is owned and operated by Lynne Groff, LMSW 

    LYNNE GROFF LMSW was born in Scotland. Lynne has been married to Douglas Groff for 27 years. They have two children Alexander who is 23 and Katherine who is 21, both of whom attended Primrose School of N.E. Green Oaks from the infant room to Private Kindergarten and subsequently the Explorers Program. Alexander graduated from Texas A& M University with a degree in Mathematics an is now a teacher and coach at Aledo High School.  Katie is currently a senior at Texas A&M University where she is studying Mathematics. Lynne has a BA in Psychology from Texas A&M University and a Masters of Science from The University of Texas at Arlington. Lynne is a Licensed Master Level Social Worker (LMSW)- Licensed by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners. Lynne has worked with children for over 32 years. My goal as an owner is that every child has the opportunity to shine and reach their full potential and that every child has a safe place to go. Lynne is over the daily operations of the school and is typically at the school everyday. As owners, Isobel and Lynne strongly believe that daily ownership presence in our school is very important to our families and staff. We also believe that when a parent makes the decision to enroll their child in our school, that for our school, this is a privilege and should be treated as such everyday! To us the greatest compliment is when a student who has graduated comes back to visit their Primrose Family!! Please feel free to contact Lynne at office@primrosnegreenoaks.com

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