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.
Mrs. Emmi Sass has been with Primrose since 2016 and joined the Oregon Park Team in 2018. From Lead Pre-K to Lead Kindergarten & now part of the Leadership Team, she has been awarded Teacher of the Year (2021) and featured in Best of Cobb Top 25 Teachers (2021). Mrs. Emmi has Bachelor Degrees in Special Education and Psychology and has been in the educational field for over 15 years. She has huge support from her husabnd of 21 years and her two teen daughters. She enjoys snuggles with her two English Sheepdogs, and watching Nextflix in her down time. Her favorite part about Primrose is the children, their excitement for learning, and all the hugs and pictures.
Mrs. Savannah Roberts has been with Oregon Park for four years. She started in the infants classroom and joined our school Leadership Team after two years. She's been married for three years and has a four year old son who attends our Private Pre-Kindergarten 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!
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.
Ms. Marieia is entering her 17th 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 and being able to help in all the classrooms in our school.
Mrs. Donna Mank 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."
Mrs. Lisa Braswell has been with primrose for six years. She has cared for many little ones as well as their siblings and has enjoyed every snuggle and hug along the way. She is a boy mom with 3 grown sons, who each have their own families. She is known as "Nona" to 5 beautiful grandchildren (3 girls and 2 boys). In her spare time she likes to play with her local grandbabies and video chat her distant ones. She is enjoying her time as an "empty nester" andis looking forward to the day when her youngest starts his family. Ms. Lisa looks forward to another fun filled year in young infants.
Mrs. Kristen has been with Primrose Schools since 2019. She has worked at Oregon Park and another Primrose, both, as an Assitant and Leader Teacher. Mrs. Kristen primarily worked with toddlers and is excited to continnue her Primrose career by leading the older infant classroom. When she is not snuggling babies at school, she loves spending time with her husband, Jacob, and their kitties, Willow and Astro. She also enjoys kayaking, white water rafting, and crafting with her Cricut. She's excited to continue her journey in the infant classrom and can't wait to watch all of the children learn and grow.
Ms. Emily graduated from McEachern High School and is the oldest of 5 siblings. She knew right after graduation that she wanted to work with children. She comes with previous childcare experience and absolutely loves teaching and spending time with her students. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and writing. She's excited to get to know the students in her care and the families. We're thrilled to have her loving, passionate, and enthusiastic personality with us!
Ms. Celeste graduated from McEachern High School. Her passion for children started at a young age. Her favorite part is watching the children grown and be part of their growing, exploring journey. She feels as though children are the sunshine of her day. Ms. Celeste is thrilled for the opportunity to spend her days with the babies. In her spare time she enjoys fishing, working with makeup, and playing soccer. We're excited to have her nurturing, enthusiastic, and loving personality in our Infant classroom.
Mrs. Laura Brown has been with Oregon Park for five years. She studied Psychology and Art at Eastern 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.
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!
Mrs. Deanna moved to Kansas while her husband was stationed at Ft. Riley. She has previous Primrose experience and continued working in childcare while in Kansas. She has six years total of childcare experience. In her spare time, she loves going on hikes to new state parks with her dog and husband, and enjoys a good trip to the gym. Her favorite part about working with children is helping the children in her care grow. She's very excited to return to Primrose and is looking forward to getting to know the students and parents!
Ms. Ansley is the afternoon asistant teacher in our Toddler classroom. She is 17 years old and a Senior in high school. She has always loved working with children and started babysitting when she was 12. When she graduates, she plans on joining the Navy and becoming a Naval Psychiatrist. After the Navy, she plans on being a clinical or developmental Psychologist. In her free time she enjoys playing softball and guitar.
Mrs. Kelsey is going into her fifth 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.
Ms. 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. Ms. 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!
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.
Ms. Jenni has worked with children since she was 15, at her church. She is currently still a leader in the kids ministry and runs a class for 8-12 year old's. She grew up raising her siblings and cousins at a very young age. She has loved every minute of taking care of children and teaching them. She feels as though it has always been her calling. Ms. Jenni is a kid at heart and loves providing a fun but educational learning environment for the students in her care. In her free time she enjoys photography and planning fun events.
Mrs. Almy has worked in childcare for 18 years and has enjoyed the last 15 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!
Mrs. Deborah is a mother of four kids, two girls and two boys, which range from 19-28 years old. She is the fifth of six children and moved to Georgia in 2016. She has loved caring for her children and watching them grow. She's excited for the opportunity to be able to care and watch the children in her care grow at Primrose. In her free time she loves spending time with her family, cooking and cleaning, and spending time with her fur babies. Her family spends a lot of time in the water, whether it be just swimming, river floating, or spending time by the pool. She is bilingual in Spanish and loves helping translate whenever she can or is needed. We're excited to introduce her to our Mucho Mundo program where Spanish is the main focus! We're thrilled to have her nurturing, caring, and eager to learn personality with our Preschool classroom.
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.”
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 and her husband have a one year old, Luke, and expecting another baby boy in January. 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.
Ms. Anna is a full time student at Kenneasw State University. She volunteers at McKenna Farms and her career goal is to become an Occpational Therapist. She enjoys spending time with her friends, rock climbing, hiking, and ice skating. Her favorite part about Primrose is the environment, the children, and the people she works with!
Ms. Mackenzie is the Lead Teacher is our Private Kindergarten classroom. She has over ten years of experience carin 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 this is where she is most comfortable. She's thrilled to watch the children in her care grow and to develop close relationships with the families and teachers in her classroom.
Ms. Riely has been with Primrose for four 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.
Ms. Sonia has worked at Primrose OP since 2018. 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!
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 quickly found the reward and love in working with young children. Nicole has held many positions in different classrooms with Primrose School at Oregon Park. Mark possesses more than 18 years of travel industry experience with companies such as Delta Air Lines, Travelocity.com and MLT Vacations. With the pandemic of 2020, his career path changed into technology for healthcare settings. Having spent the last 17 years with Primrose has given Nicole the opportunity to reach out to the community surrounding Oregon Park and be honored to provide the best and most trusted childcare for our families. Knowing, delivering and seeing the difference our school makes in these young lives and families has driven her passion. As a school leader, she puts the children and families first in every decision. Mark and Nicole married in 2010 and reside in Powder Springs with their three children, Cooper (15), Sydney (10) and Rhett (7). All three children attended Primrose School at Oregon Park since they were Infants through our Kindergarten program. As Primrose parents themselves, Mark and Nicole can see the difference a dependable, loving and safe environment makes in young children. Their promise is to deliver the WOW factor and exceed our Primrose principles of service, so that other families in our West Cobb community can have the same fantastic early childcare experience for their own children. You will see Mark and Nicole throughout the school working hard to build a partnership with our Primrose families and staff. We look forward to partnering with you to provide the nurturing care and love you desire for your child, while at the same time preparing your child academically for the future. Welcome to our school!