Primrose School at Oregon Park

Our Staff

  • Anja Aghai, Director

    Anja Aghai

    Director

    Mrs. Anja Aghai joined our team in the summer of 2013. She is originally from Croatia and moved to the United States when she was 7 years old. Mrs. Aghai graduated from the University of West Georgia with her degree in Health and Physical Education. She and her husband married in 2014; they have two dogs, Lily & Lucy. Mrs. Anja enjoys crafting, puzzles, outdoor activities and watching football; she is a huge UGA fan- Go Dawgs! Her passion is working with children and seeing their smiling faces, daily.

  • Marcie Ostiguy, Assistant Director

    Marcie Ostiguy

    Assistant Director

    As one of four management team members at Oregon Park, Marcie takes great pride in being a part of a private preschool that has such well established presence in the community and a reputation of putting children, families, and staff at the heart of it all!

    She has been a member of the Primrose family for 10 1/2 years and the last three have been at Oregon Park. She most enjoys spending time with the children as they play, listening to their stories, and knowing that she'll get to be part of their lives at a crucial time.

    Mrs. Marcie and her husband recently moved to Dallas, Georgia, where they are learning to live the country life, chickens and all! Her family continues to grow as her children are adulting and living well. Alyssa recently got married and Steve got married in 2018 and is expecting his fist child with his wife, in December.

    In her spare time, Mrs. Marcie enjoys camping, home projects, traveling, relaxing at home, and writing. She can now say that she is a published author of a children's book!

  • Savannah Roberts, Assistant Director

    Savannah Roberts

    Assistant Director

    Mrs. Savannah Roberts has been with Oregon Park for four years. She started in the infants classroom and became an Assistant Director after two years. She's been married for three years and has a two year old son who attends the Early Preschool classroom! Mrs. Savannah loves being a mom and attending UGA games. Her favorite part about Primrose is interacting with the children and being part of so many lives. She loves the feeling that our little school is like one big family!

  • Haley Golden, Assistant Director

    Haley Golden

    Assistant Director

    Ms. Haley Golden has been with Primrose Schools for six years and at Oregon Park for two of those years. She has been in the infant, toddler, early preschool, kindergarten, and explorer classrooms as either an assistant teacher or lead teacher. In her free time she enjoys watching Netflix, spending time with friends and family, crafting with her Cricut, and volunteering with high school students at her church. She is so blessed to call Primrose School at Oregon Park "home" and absolutely loves all of the children and teachers that she spends her days with.

  • Donna Mank, Infant Lead Teacher

    Donna Mank

    Infant Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Donna has been with Primrose since September 2010. She is excited to start another year with the babies in the Infant classroom. Her class is booming with the youngest little people in the school and they all have open minds that are eager to learn. One of her greatest joys is going into the older “babies” room and getting hugs from the children that used to be part of her every day. She is originally from South Carolina and spent the first 19 years of her life there. Ms. Donna has been in Georgia for over 30 years and now considers herself a Georgian, but will always be a Gamecock at heart. She enjoys working out, spending time with her hubby, and relaxing on the weekends. Life is a journey and she is happy to spend her days with her "babies."

  • Lisa Braswell, Infant Assistant Teacher

    Lisa Braswell

    Infant Assistant Teacher

    Mrs. Lisa has been with Primrose for five years and has ten years of experience in childcare. She is also a certified Radiologic Tech. She and her husband have 3 grown boys. She is also proud to be a grandma of four grandchildren. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and grandkids.

  • Alexis Stowers, Infant Lead Teacher

    Alexis Stowers

    Infant Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Alexis is going into her fifth year at Primrose. She is currently getting her degree in Business Administration with a focus on Human Resources at Liberty. Mrs. Alexis has been married for two years and is expecting her first child. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and her two dogs, Otto and Nanook. Her favorite part about Primrose is the family environment and watching the children in her care hit new milestones.

  • Mackenzie DeMartino, Infant Assistant Teacher

    Mackenzie DeMartino

    Infant Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Mackenzie has over ten years of experience caring for children in both public and private settings. She has her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and is currently in the process of getting her Masters in Social Work. She is the oldest of three sisters and has a black lab named "M" who she loves dearly. Her passion has always been young children and is where she is most comfortable. She's thrilled to watch the babies in her care grow and to develop close relationships with the families and teachers in her classroom. .

  • Anna Sass, Infant Assistant Teacher

    Anna Sass

    Infant Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Anna is currently attending Hillgrove High School and will spend her spare time working at Primrose. She has volunteered at McKenna Farms and has dreams of becoming an Occupational Therapist. She enjoys spending time with her friends, rock climbing, and ice skating. Her favorite part about Primrose is the environment, the children, and the people she works with!

  • Laura Brown, Toddler Lead Teacher

    Laura Brown

    Toddler Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Laura has been with Oregon Park for four years. She studied Psychology and Art at Southern Louisiana University. She has a background in administration and raised a family of three as a single parent. She has grandchildren who she adores and is one of the other reasons she loves working at Primrose.She says “there are so many babies to love!” In her spare time, Ms. Laura enjoys cycling, hiking, arts and crafts, gardening, photography, reading books, and romance movies too. Her favorite part about working at Primrose is her work life balance and the great group of co-workers who have become friends.

  • Sumaya Aziz, Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Sumaya Aziz

    Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Mrs. Sumaya was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She came to the United States in 1999. She has two daughters and is married to her high school sweetheart. Mrs. Sumaya has been working with children since 2018 and Primrose since 2019. She has worked as a lead teacher and assistant teacher in different classrooms. She has her Medical Assistant Degree from Georgia Gwinnett College and holds a Dental Assistant Certificate. Her favorite part about Primrose is watching the children progress. She likes keeping a good understanding healthy relationship with her colleagues, students, and their families.

  • Ashlei Kennybrew, Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Ashlei Kennybrew

    Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Ashlei is finishing her BA in Sociology and minoring in Child Psychology. She has had previous experience being a nanny and working at an assisted living facility. She loves making her own cosplays and doing commissions. Her favorite part about Primrose is having fun with the children!

  • Kelsey Bond, Early Preschool Lead Teacher

    Kelsey Bond

    Early Preschool Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Kelsey is going into her fourth year at Primrose. She has completed Dental Assistant School, but soon realized that children are her passion. She has been married for seven years and has 2 boys and 3 dogs. In her free time she loves to work out and read. Her favorite part about working at Primrose is the children, her coworkers, and the family environment.

  • Mary Rambo, Early Preschool Assistant Teacher

    Mary Rambo

    Early Preschool Assistant Teacher

    Mrs. Mary going into her 3rd year at Primrose and has her Paraprofessional certification. She is married to her high school sweetheart Andrew. They have two boys and a dog. In her spare time she loves to shop, be outside with her family, try new food, and swim. Her favorite part about Primrose is loving the children and watching them grasp and understand new concepts.

  • Destinee Sylvester, Early Preschool Assistant Teacher

    Destinee Sylvester

    Early Preschool Assistant Teacher
    Apple of Our Eye

    Mrs. Destinee was born in Southbridege, MA and moved to GA at 8 years old. She was adopted at age 4 and is an only child. While she is Hispanic, due to her adoption she did not grow up with the Spanish culture or language. However, her adoptive father is Italian. She grew up with Italian culture and can make a mean pasta from scratch. She loves children and believes that they are our future. She believes that they have such big dreams, ambitions, and strong wills to carry those aspirations through. Her favorite part is their imaginations. They keep her laughing all day long. Mrs. Destinee has been playing piano since she was 5. She also plays 4 other instruments and sings. Outside of Primrose, she teaches 3 students music theory/piano privately. In her spare time, she loves to binge watch shows, practice the piano, create art and food wise, and just getting out of the house. Her favorite part about Primrose is just getting the chance to work with the ladies in her room and spending her day with some bright, funny, and smart kids!

  • Elaine Barnes, Early Preschool Assistant Teacher

    Elaine Barnes

    Early Preschool Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Elaine was born in an American camp in Venezuela, South America. She was raised in a bilingual home and attended American private schools. She attended Bob Jones University and received her childcare certificate from Georgia State. She has over 30 years of experience and has loved teaching, mentoring, and loving on all of the children in her care. She is a mom of four and enjoys the outdoors, hula hooping, swimming, and music. She loves teacher and loving on her previous students!

  • Tyler West, Preschool One Lead Teacher

    Tyler West

    Preschool One Lead Teacher

    Tyler was born in Charlotte, North Carolina then moved to Kennesaw to graduate from North Cobb High School in 2012. She has two children, a daughter and son. In their free time she enjoys spending time at the lake, zoo and Kennesaw Mountain. Her background in child care includes working summer camps through the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts and being the eldest of five children. She looks forward to her time at Oregon Park and loving on all the children.

  • Rebecca Almy, Preschool Two Lead Teacher

    Rebecca Almy

    Preschool Two Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Almy has worked in childcare for 18 years and has enjoyed the last 14 years at Primrose School at Oregon Park. She loves teaching children and especially enjoys exploring science center and activities. Mrs. Almy lives in Dallas with her husband, John, and their two dogs, Lucy and Murphy. During any spare time, she enjoys being outside with her dogs and traveling to see family in Tennessee, Kentucky and Florida. She is excited for another school year at Oregon Park!

  • Yarelis Higgins, Private Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Yarelis Higgins

    Private Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Yarelis was born and raised in Hialeah, Florida to Cuban parents. Her Hispanic heritage influenced her upbringing a great deal. She learned to dance at an early age and developed a love for the arts. She received her Bachelors in Fine Arts in Theater Performance from Florida International University. She enjoys performing and making everyone smile. Mrs. Yarelis loves spending time with her family and their five beagles and watching the Atlanta Braves. She’s excited to get the opportunity to nurture, love, and teach the children in her care. She believes that “with a smile, you can change someone’s day.”

  • Marieia Johnson, Private Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Marieia Johnson

    Private Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Marieia is entering her 16th year at Oregon Park and absolutely loves her "babies!" She spoils each child that comes through our school and treats them as her own. She loves watching the children grow from infants to Kindergarten. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her two daughters, 3 dogs, fish, and hamster! She’s excited for another great school year.

  • Nick Rye, Private Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Nick Rye

    Private Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    This is Mr. Nick's fifth year in a classroom, but with many more years working at day camps, sports programs, and volunteering in other programs. He's been married to his wife for seventeen years and they have four girls and a boy ranging in age from 5 to 15. He's originally from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and grew up about an hour north of Green Bay Wisconsin. He and his family recently moved to Georgia in June of this year from Ishpeming, Michigan, where they typically had an 8 month winter averaging over 20 feet of snowfall per year. In his spare time he enjoys anything to do with sports, both playing and watching. He also likes hunting/fishing and the outdoors.

  • Elaina Lewis, Private Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Elaina Lewis

    Private Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Elaina is a senior at Kennesaw Mountain High School. She comes with experience from working as a children’s camp counselor, her church's children program, and babysitting. She loves working with children and being not only a teacher but a friend to them, someone they look forward to seeing each day! In her spare time she likes to spend her time in the cheer gym with her team!

  • Emmi Sass, Private Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Emmi Sass

    Private Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Sass has been with Primrose since 2016 and joined the Oregon Park team in 2018. She is married and is a mother of two girls. She has been in the field of teaching for over 10 years. Mrs. Sass has her Bachelor's Degree in Special Education and Psychology. She began her teaching career in a Therapeutic Day School and worked with many different needs. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to music, reading, playing piano, snuggling with her sheepdogs, and spending time with her family. Her favorite part about Primrose is the children, their excitement for learning, and ALL the hugs and pictures.

  • Riely LaPointe, Private Kindergarten Assistant Teacher/Lead Explorer Teacher

    Riely LaPointe

    Private Kindergarten Assistant Teacher/Lead Explorer Teacher

    Ms. Riely has been with Primrose for three years. She was born and raised in Kennesaw Ga and graduated from Allatoona high school. She is attending Chattahoochee Tech and majoring in Marketing. She is the middle child of five kids and is a big family person. In her free time, she spends time with her friends, walking around Marietta square or hiking different trails.

  • Sonia Gonzalez, School Chef

    Sonia Gonzalez

    School Chef

    Ms. Sonia has worked at Primrose for three years. She has always enjoyed baking and cooking, which helped her with the decision to get her degree in Baking and Pastry Arts with some culinary as well. She was born and raised in the Bronx, NY and has lived in Georgia for five years now. She has three children ( two daughters and a son). In her spare time she enjoys watching movies, cooking, reading, doing puzzles and spending time with her family. I enjoys working at Primrose because there are wonderful people that she gets to spend the day with and she has the pleasure of meeting some amazing families. Her favorite part is seeing all the beautiful little people and fill their tummys!

Franchise Owners

Nicole has “grown up” with Primrose in her life since she began working at the Oregon Park school in 1999. She started working in the Explorer’s program during a high school course for teaching and...

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