Primrose School at Palm Valley

Our Staff

  • Andrea Sornberger, Regional Manager

    Andrea Sornberger

    Regional Manager

    Andrea joined Early Foundations, a Primrose operator, in 2022, with many years of experience in the early childhood education field. She began her journey in childcare as a two-year-old teacher in 2001. She continued to grow in her career as she transitioned into a Curriculum Specialist, Director, District Manager, and a Franchise Business Consultant for preschools. In addition to her experience, she holds a bachelor’s degree in Business and has extensive early childhood training.

  • Sarah Brockey, School Director

    Sarah Brockey

    School Director

    Hello my name is Sarah Brockey. I am an Arizona native and so is my husband and our two amazing girls. My education background is a mixture of both early childhood education and healthcare. It has always been a passion of mine to take care of people. My work experience has always been centered around children. I started out babysitting, worked at an elementary school and now here at Primrose. I started as a Primrose teacher in 2011 starting in early preschool, then becoming the lead toddler teacher shortly after where I have been ever since. I took some time off when I had my second daughter and could not wait to come back. In my spare time I am usually spending time with my family, going to the movies, and doing arts and crafts which I enjoy doing in the classroom as well. I love being a Primrose teacher and being able to bring my daughter here as well. I get to watch her grow and learn with all of the great teachers and friends in such an amazing environment!

  • Kori Friendt, Assistant Director

    Kori Friendt

    Assistant Director

    I am honored to be at Primrose School at Palm Valley. I started my journey with Primrose back in my home state Minnesota. I transferred here in 2021 and love being part of your leadership team. I graduated from Bethany Lutheran College in Minnesota with a degree in Childhood Education. I have worked in the childcare industry for over 20 years as a teacher, administrator and a school owner. I have a passion for children and their families and pride myself in attempting to deliver the WOW factor daily.

  • Mallory Tolp, Education Coach

    Mallory Tolp

    Education Coach

    I have been dedicated to Early childhood Education for over a decade. I have a background in both Montessori and Traditional education models and I have experience teaching in classrooms ranging from infants to children 10 years in age. I found my home here at Primrose of Palm Valley in 2018 and taught predominantly in the Preschool classroom. I continued to grow here and was promoted to Education Coach in October of 2022.  In my spare time I enjoy reading, painting, and spending time in nature. I can’t wait to learn more about you and your family.