Primrose School Building

Primrose School of O'Fallon at WingHaven

Our Staff

  • Mrs. Heather Mahoney, Executive Director

    Mrs. Heather Mahoney

    Executive Director

    My name is Heather Mahoney. I joined Primrose in November of 2018. I have my Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science and Early Childhood Education. I have over 15 years of experience in the Early Childhood Education field. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my children and being outdoors. I am honored to be leading such a talented group of Educators.

  • Mrs. Lisa Borgmeyer, Lead Assistant Director

    Mrs. Lisa Borgmeyer

    Lead Assistant Director

    My name is Lisa Borgmeyer and I am the Assistant Director at the Primrose School of O'Fallon at Winghaven. I came to Primrose with over 16 years of experience in Early Childhood Education. I graduated with my Bachelor's degree in Child Development from Northeast Missouri State University( now known as Truman University). Most recently I held the position of Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher at The United Services Center for children in Dardenne Prarie. I have been married to my husband, Larry for 17 years and the proud mom of three amazing sons. The best part of being in Early Childhood Education is observing each child as they interact with others and their environment. At Primrose the Balanced Learning Approach encompasses just this idea. The children are offered developmentally appropriate acitivites while having fun and learning at the same time. I am excited to support our Teachers here at Primrose and look forward to meeting our wonderful families!

  • Mrs. Danielle Mattheiss, Education Coach / Assistant Director

    Mrs. Danielle Mattheiss

    Education Coach / Assistant Director

    My name is Danielle Mattheiss and I am the Education Coach at our school. I joined Primrose in June of 2016 and have taught in both our Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten classrooms. I have my bachelor’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education from Truman State University. I am married to my husband, Dan, and we have an adventurous little boy named Elijah. Inside the classroom, I love to explore and be hands on during our STEAM activities! I am excited to have the opportunity to support and train our teachers and staff as they implement Primrose’s amazing Balanced Learning curriculum and deliver the best early childhood experience to our children.

  • Mrs. Lisa Fuhremann, Lead Infant Teacher

    Mrs. Lisa Fuhremann

    Lead Infant Teacher

    My Name is Lisa Fuhremann and I am the Lead Infant Teacher at Primrose School of O'Fallon. I have a bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education from UMSL. I am the mother of three childen: Alexis, Lauren and Zachary and have been married to my husband Scott for almost 20 years. When I am not working, I love to spend time with my family and friends. I have many years experience as a Lead Infant Teacher and Feel Primrose offers a strong foundation with our balanced curriculum. I look forward to spending time with our new children and families here at Primrose!

  • Mrs. Molly Koch, Lead Infant Teacher

    Mrs. Molly Koch

    Lead Infant Teacher

    My name is Molly Koch and I am a lead teacher in the Infant 2 classroom. I have my bachelors in Early Childhood Education from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater. I have over 8 years experience working with children of all ages in many different settings. When I’m not at school I enjoy spending time with my husband and son! I am so excited to be a part of the Primrose family!

  • Mrs. Rebecca Sers, Lead Infant Teacher

    Mrs. Rebecca Sers

    Lead Infant Teacher

    Hi! My name is Mrs. Rebecca Sers and I am an infant Teacher here at Primrose! I have been a teacher in this field for over 25 Years. I hold a CDA Certificate in the field of Early Childhood Education. I have been married for over 20 Years. My husband and I met in New York and we moved back home to the St. Louis Area 6 years ago! I am so excited to be a part of this wonderful team at our school!

  • Ms. Eva Pogue, Lead Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Eva Pogue

    Lead Toddler Teacher

    My name is Eva Pouge. I started with the Primrose Team in March of 2021. I have worked with a variety of age groups prior to joining Primrose. I am a lead teacher in the Toddler 1 room, and my role as a teacher is to help transition your children from the Infant Room to the Toddler Room. I love helping them with such a big milestone! I am so thankful to be a part of the Primrose Family!

  • Mrs. Brittany Traw, Lead Toddler Teacher

    Mrs. Brittany Traw

    Lead Toddler Teacher

    My name is Brittany Traw. I started with Primrose in December of 2022.I received my associates degree in Graphic design but fell in love with teaching. I decided to follow my heart and do what I love!  I am newly married to my forever best friend. I enjoy singing, dancing, art, and reading. I believe that every child is our future, and I am here to help them grow. I am blessed and super excited to be a part of the Primrose family.

  • Ms. Alex Hanneken, Lead Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Alex Hanneken

    Lead Toddler Teacher

    My name is Alex Hanneken. I joined Primrose in January of 2022. I have my Bachelors degree from Lindenwood in Early Childhood Special Education. I have over five years of experience working with children of all ages. In my free time I enjoy going on walks and playing card games. I am excited to get to know all the Primrose Families.

  • Ms. Brooke Quesenberry, Lead Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Brooke Quesenberry

    Lead Toddler Teacher

    My name is Brooke  Quesenberry. I joined Primrose in August 2022. I love working with kids of all ages and watching them grow everyday. I look forward to getting to know all the families at Primrose.

  • Mrs. Chelsea Iwanow, Lead Early Preschool Teacher

    Mrs. Chelsea Iwanow

    Lead Early Preschool Teacher
    Apple of Our Eye

     

    My name is Chelsea Iwanow and I joined the Primrose Family in July of 2023. I have taught in Early Childhood since 2017 and have worked with children for over 10 years. I am married to my husband Adam and we have two beautiful daughters named Emersyn and Savannah. In my free time I enjoy volunteering, listening to a good podcast, and traveling. I am so honored and excited to teach your children and watch them grow and learn at Primrose.

  • Ms. Kiara Pukas, Lead Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Kiara Pukas

    Lead Preschool Pathways Teacher

    My name is Kiara Pukas. I am currently in school working towards my degree in Early Childhood Education. Teaching is truly my passion. I love seeing students learn and use their imagination. I am so excited to have the opportunity to teach your children and watch them grow and learn at Primrose

  • Ms. Vanessa Robertson, Lead Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Vanessa Robertson

    Lead Preschool Pathways Teacher

    My name is Vanessa Robertson and I joined Primrose in June of 2022.  Since welcoming my daughter two years ago, I have become passionate about Early Childhood Education and helping children effectively build meaningful relationships with their peers. In my free time, I love to cook, read, play video games, and spend time with my family.

  • Mrs. Julia White, Lead Preschool Teacher

    Mrs. Julia White

    Lead Preschool Teacher

    My name is Julia White, and I attended Monmouth College in Illinois. I have over five years experience in early childhood education. I have loved developing a personal relationship with each child that has been in my care. I enjoy spending time with my creative, curiosity driven child and my husband. I am so excited to be a part of the Primrose team!

  • Mrs. Madelein Alligood, Lead Preschool Teacher

    Mrs. Madelein Alligood

    Lead Preschool Teacher

    My name is Madelein Alligood and I am a preschool teacher at Primrose! I graduated from Lindenwood University with a BFA in Musical Theater and a minor in dance and I have always enjoyed working with children.  I enjoy making art, baking, gardening, dancing, and singing. I am excited to get to know all the families at Primrose!

  • Mrs. Jeniffer Johnson, Lead Preschool Teacher

    Mrs. Jeniffer Johnson

    Lead Preschool Teacher

    My name is Mrs. Johnson and I started at Primrose in August of 2019 and have loved every minute of my time here. My educational background is in Early Childhood Education. I’ve always loved children and have over 20 years of experience working in the field.

  • Ms. Danielle Medlin, Lead Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Danielle Medlin

    Lead Preschool Teacher

     

    My name is Danielle Medlin and I am one of the lead teachers in our Early Preschool classroom. I am very passionate about working with children in a variety of ages and have enjoyed teaching the past seven years. As I’ve grown as a teacher, I’ve learned that nurturing and guiding children brings me so much joy to my life. I am blessed to be engaged to my wonderful fiancé Cody and I also am the mother of two fur babies! I love spending time with my family and doing activities outdoors. I can’t wait to get to know your child and family!

  • Mrs. Allison Brown, Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Mrs. Allison Brown

    Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
  • Ms. Mollie Durham, Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Mollie Durham

    Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    My name is Mollie Durham. I joined Primrose in June of 2023. I have been teaching in Early Childhood Education for over 6 years. I love being able to wake up and spend each day doing what I absolutely love; Teaching! In my free time, I like to attend sporting events and spending time with my daughter Jade. I looking forward to meeting all the families at Primrose!

  • Mrs. Amanda Frost, Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Mrs. Amanda Frost

    Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    My name is Amanda Frost, I started teaching at Primrose In March of 2020. I graduated with my bachelors from Mizzou (Go Tigers!) where I completed Early Childhood Education Courses. I have worked with children for over 10 years and love creating personal relationships with each child as the grow academically, emotionally, and socially, I am so excited to be a part of the Primrose Team!

  • Mr. Cameron Cox, Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Mr. Cameron Cox

    Lead Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    My name is Cameron Cox and I started working at Primrose in January of 2022. Where I am fairly new to Early Childhood Education, I have been working with children for over 5 years. Outside of the classroom you will most likely find me at an icerink playing hockey. I am excited to be a part of the Primrose Family.

  • Mrs. Marisa Fry, Lead Kindergarten Teacher

    Mrs. Marisa Fry

    Lead Kindergarten Teacher

    My name is Marisa Fry and I joined Primrose in July 2022. I have been teaching at the Elementary and Intermediate level for the last three years. I really enjoy my time teaching young minds new concepts and showing them what they’re capable of. In my spare time, I like spending time with my husband and two children. I also like to watch movies, play tennis, the Harry Potter series and anything to do with frogs. I am looking forward to a fantastic year in Kindergarten at Primrose!

  • Ms. Christine Beary, Support Teacher

    Ms. Christine Beary

    Support Teacher

    My name is Christine Beary. I joined Primrose in 2016. I started as the chef and has transitioned to supporting in the classroom. I enjoy watching the children grow and learn and am excited to get to be a part of the children’s learning. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my kids and grandkids.

  • Ms. Sue Ragan, Support Teacher / Transportation Specialist

    Ms. Sue Ragan

    Support Teacher / Transportation Specialist

    My name is Sue Ragan and I started working at Primrose in December of 2022. I have worked in childcare for over 30 years. I have two children, who in return both married and gave me 6 wonderful grandchildren. I enjoy all the time I can get with them! My fiancés name is Paul and in our spare time, we love to travel. I am looking forward to getting to know all the families at Primrose!

  • Mrs. Madison Barletta, Support Teacher

    Mrs. Madison Barletta

    Support Teacher

    Hi my name is Madison Barletta. I joined Primrose in January 2022. I love helping children explore while they grow. My favorite thing about teaching is watching a child learn something new. I enjoy helping children find themselves through learning and playing. I can't wait to get to know your children!

  • Mrs. Dawn Williams, Support Teacher

    Mrs. Dawn Williams

    Support Teacher
  • Ms. Abigail Medlin, Support Teacher

    Ms. Abigail Medlin

    Support Teacher

    My name is Abby Medlin. I started at Primrose the summer of 2023. I am a support teacher in the wonder program. Children have always been a light in my life. They give me hope, joy, and love. Teaching makes me eager to get up in the morning. I am grateful I get to watch the children grow and learn at Primrose.

  • Chef Joy Thomure, School Chef

    Chef Joy Thomure

    School Chef

     

    My name is Joy Thomure but the children call me Chef T. I graduated culinary school in 2007 from Baton Rouge Tech School. I have a daughter named Lily, two cats, and one dog. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my child, traveling, trying new things, playing/training our new puppy, outdoors, reading, arts and crafts. I am looking forward to seeing all the smiling faces with full tummies and healthy eating habits. 

  • Jackie and Jason Rothermich, Franchise Owner

    Jackie and Jason Rothermich

    Franchise Owners

    I am Jackie Rothermich, and my husband Jason and I are the proud owners of the Primrose School of O’Fallon at WingHaven.

    My parents, Joe and Lori Ruppert, built this school and opened its doors in January of 2015, and it quickly became the premier Early Childhood school in the area. I have been blessed to have had my two children attend this school and benefit socially, emotionally, physically and academically. I am incredibly honored to be a part of the Primrose family and continue with the legacy my parents have started of providing high-quality education and care to families in the O’Fallon area.

    Prior to making the decision to become a Primrose franchise owner, I worked at the Boeing Company in various finance and contracts positions for more than 13 years. I know it might seem like a big jump moving from corporate finance to becoming an owner of a private preschool, and while I loved what I did at Boeing, I kept feeling as though something was missing. I had a strong desire to pursue something that I felt passionate about, proud of, and fulfilled by. Being a part of the Primrose family already and seeing children come to school filled with happiness and excitement, watching students have those lightbulb moments in the classroom as they learn and grow, and witnessing parents have a sense of relief and confidence knowing their children are being taken care of, I quickly realized that Primrose was the fulfillment I was looking for.

    Who children become is as important as what they know is a belief that is at the core of our Balanced Learning® approach. Our exclusive early learning approach balances purposeful play with nurturing guidance from teachers to encourage curiosity, creativity, confidence, and compassion. We deliver more than a curriculum; it is a life-changing early learning experience for children and their families.

    Jackie & Jason Rothermich


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