Primrose School of Providence Pavilion

Our Staff

  • Ms. Courtney | Team Member Since 2014, Director

    Ms. Courtney | Team Member Since 2014

    Director

    I graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science .I am married and have two beautiful children, a 6-year-old son, Isaiah and a 3 year old daughter, Adyson .I enjoy exercising and any outdoor activities with my family. In my spare time I enjoy volunteering for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta fundraiser events. I have worked in childcare for over 9 years and I have had the pleasure of joining the Primrose family in May of 2014. I started out as an assistant pre k teacher and I have now worked my way up to Assistant Director. It will be a pleasure watching your children develop into bright young students .I am so thrilled to watch your children grow this school year!

  • Ms. Moore | Team Member Since 2007, Assistant Director

    Ms. Moore | Team Member Since 2007

    Assistant Director

    Hello, my name is Veronica Moore and I’m the Kindergarten Teacher. I live in Powder Springs with my husband and son, Trent. I have been in Early Childcare for over 19 years and I have worked at Primrose since 2009. My hobbies are riding motorcycles, traveling and spending time with families and friends. I have so many wonderful reasons why I like working at Primrose, but most of all because of the relationships that I have built with parents, children and staff.

  • Ms. Ricks | Team Member Since 2007, Curriculum Director

    Ms. Ricks | Team Member Since 2007

    Curriculum Director

    I am originally from Rochester, New York. I graduated from Monroe Community College with my Liberal Arts Degree and also have my CDA Certification in Early Childhood. My passion is to educate children and make sure that children are loved. I believe children are our future and Primrose is an educational institution that provides a balanced learning environment for them.

  • Ms. Maria | Team Member Since 2010, Chef

    Ms. Maria | Team Member Since 2010

    Chef

    I love being the chef here at Primrose. I am happy to be at a school that is very health conscious when it comes to the food being served to the children. Watching the children’s faces light up when I bring them their snacks and lunch is such a joy to me.

  • ​Ms. Mosely | Team Member Since 2008, Infant Teacher

    ​Ms. Mosely | Team Member Since 2008

    Infant Teacher

    I am from Ocilla, Georgia. I’ve been in Atlanta for thirty years. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the State University of West Georgia. I have a 18 year old daughter named, Ariane. I chose Primrose as a place of employment because of the great team of teachers. It’s been a pleasure working here because of the amazing curriculum and the great families. The children are a joy and each day I learn something new from them. I have been apart of the Primrose Family since 2007

     

  • Ms. Pjetri, Infant Teacher

    Ms. Pjetri

    Infant Teacher

    I’m Ms. Pjetri.

    I am originally from Albania where I graduated with a degree in Social Worker and I also completed 2 years as a Scientific Master in Social Work. Then, with my “ little great family,” we moved to the United States in 2018 and began my journey with Primrose! I love what I do because it gives me an opportunity to learn about different cultures and languages. In my spare time I love getting to read, travel, and garden!

    I can’t wait to learn more about you and your family.

     

  • Ms. Hawkins | Team Member Since 2007, Infant Teacher

    Ms. Hawkins | Team Member Since 2007

    Infant Teacher

    I love working with young children. I enjoy seeing children learn new things every day and experiencing the wonderful colors, shapes, textures, and details of the world around them. I have been at Primrose for over 10 years.  I love working at Primrose because it allows me to grow professionally and personally.

  • Ms. Tate, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Tate

    Assistant Teacher

    Hi, my name is Mahalianne Tate.  Originally, I am from Sparks, a small town in south Georgia.  Twenty years ago, my husband, two young sons and I moved to Lithia Springs.  Today my sons are 24 and 22 years old and I just celebrated 26 years of marriage! I have been a substitute teacher and a certified paraprofessional for the last 14 years. I volunteer in the nursery and with the children’s department at my church.  I enjoy working with young children. 

    I can’t wait to learn more about you and your family.

  • Ms. Nguyen, Support Teacher

    Ms. Nguyen

    Support Teacher

    I’m Ms. Nguyen. I am originally from Vietnam, however I moved to Georgia when I was 8 years old with my family. Before working at Primrose, I was employed as a retail store associate where I bult my skills in customer service and made long lasting relationships. In my free time, I spend it writing poetry, reading books, spending time with my family, and trying new food places. I am so elated to become a member of the Primrose Family and look forward to watching the children grow!

  • Ms. Yasmelina, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Yasmelina

    Assistant Teacher

    I’m Ms. Yasmeilna. I am very passionate about working with children because they are strong and full of hope and willing to try new things. Even if they fail, they keep trying until they achieve their goal. Children make everything around them wonderful and full of life. If I am down or not feeling well, just their smiles make me feel better. Seeing them learn to walk, learn new concepts, and explore makes me believe anything is possible!

  • Ms. Darby, Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Darby

    Toddler Teacher

    My name is Ms. Darby and I am from Marietta, Georgia. I have 2 kids, Brielle who is going to Kindergarten and Arielle who attends Pre-K here at Primrose. My favorite thing to do on the weekend is to cook Sunday dinner. I am so excited to get my second school year with the toddler classroom underway!

    I can’t wait to learn more about you and your family.

  • Ms. Morgan, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Morgan

    Assistant Teacher

    I’m Ms. Morgan. I grew up in a small town, Taccoa, Ga, until I moved to Marietta when I was 14 years old for high school. My favorite school activities were chorus, spirit club, and Football Manager. I love to sing and to dance, to decorate and make fun art work for the school, classrooms, and sport teams. After high school I became interested in working with kids. I started off babysitting and have now been in childcare for over 5 years. I’ve visited over 10 states in the past 2 years promoting and marketing for jewelry brands, hair products and clothing brands.

     

     

     

  • Ms. Evans, Toddler Teacher - Team Member since 2020

    Ms. Evans

    Toddler Teacher - Team Member since 2020

    Let’s get to know each other.

    I’m Mrs. Evans. My Journey in childcare started about 17 years ago. I was teaching a young child who was 1 and I now have the privilege of getting to see him graduate high school! I then started working at Christian Preschool in the toddler room. I enjoy working with the little ones because I truly love being able to help train, mold, and teach them. Teaching is my passion and I try my best at what I do!

  • Ms. Williams, Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Williams

    Toddler Teacher

    I’m Ms.Williams. I am originally from New Jersey. I joined the Primrose Family in early 2021 and am so excited to be a part of such a great team. When I am not at home, I love to watch anime and eat pasta. I am looking forward to having such a wonderful new school year with the Toddler class!

  • Ms. Doyle, Toddler Teacher

    Ms. Doyle

    Toddler Teacher

    Hi my name is Ms. Doyle and I am originally from Neptune, New Jersey. I moved to Georgia with my family when I was 18 years old. In my spare time I love going to the movies and shopping! I am so excited to get my second school year started with the Toddler 2 class. I really enjoy watching the children reach new milestones and grow to be bright young students.

  • Ms. Mendoza, Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Mendoza

    Early Preschool Teacher

    I’m Ms. Mendoza. I am originally from Eagle Pass, Texas but I moved to Georgia, and I've been here ever since. I am currently in school getting my degree in Early Childhood Education. I always loved being around children. Now I'm able to teach children in a classroom. I truly love working with young children and I approach each child as an individual who I get to help grow and teach. I am excited to meet you! 

  • Ms. Timisha, Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Timisha

    Early Preschool Teacher

    Hello, my name is Ms. Timisha and I am one of the teachers here in the Preschool Pathways classroom. I currently reside in Mableton, GA with my son who is 4 years old who also attends Primrose in the Pre-K classroom. I have worked in childcare before coming to Primrose but am so excited to get my second school year started here! When I am not working, I love to spend time with family and travel around the world. I can’t wait to teach your little ones.

  • Ms. Paola, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Paola

    Assistant Teacher

    I’m Miss Paola, I was raised in Atlanta, Ga but my family is from Mexico. Although I am new to Primrose, I really enjoy helping the kids evolve and seeing the progress they make. On the weekends, I enjoy exercising and being outside in nature with my husband.  I am grateful for this job because it allows me to help kids learn. I look forward to getting to know your child better. 

  • Ms. Kimberly, Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Kimberly

    Preschool Teacher

    I’m Ms. Kimberly. I am Trinidadian-American, I moved to Georgia in December of 2017 after living in Rockaway Queens, New York for many years. I have a lot of years of experience with kids including being a children's choir director. I love to work with children and helping people is my passion. I have a heart to help others as always and give my time to do so. I was so excited to become a new addition to the Primrose Family in 2021 and I am even more excited to get my second school year started.

  • Ms. Grace, Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Grace

    Assistant Teacher

    I’m Ms. Grace. I am from Detroit, Michigan. I have been in childcare for over 4 years. Although I am new to the Primrose Family, I am so excited to get my second school year started in the preschool classroom. When I am not at work I enjoy going to the lake and visit new places.

    I can’t wait to learn more about you and your family.

  • Ms. Sarah, Pre-K Teacher

    Ms. Sarah

    Pre-K Teacher

    My name Is Sarah and I am a teacher in the Preschool Pathways classroom. I was born in Dominican Republic but raised in Florida! GO Gators! I am 25 years old! My favorite hobbies include shopping and watching movies. When I am not here at work, I love to spend time with my 2-year-old and take her out places. My favorite food to eat is Italian. I have been working in childcare for over 2 years now and I absolutely love it! I have the amazing opportunity to work with a great age group that I completely love and adore. I love to laugh and joke around with the children and seeing their smiles really makes my day. My favorite book for kids is anything Dr Seuss. My favorite Primrose character is OG The Bookworm!

    I can’t wait to learn more about you and your family.

  • Ms. Rodriguez, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Rodriguez

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    I’m Ms. Rodriguez. Coming from a military family, I was born in Colón, Panama and moved to the United States where I completed high school then went to college. I have spent the last 20 years working in the Federal Prison in New Jersey. In my spare time I love getting to spend time with my grandchildren! I was so excited to join the Primrose Family in November when I moved here to Georgia, and I cannot wait to get my second school year started in Pre-K.

  • Ms. Cassandra

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Hi, my name is Cassandra Bellamy, and I have been a teacher here at Primrose since February 2022. I have lived in Georgia since 2015, moving from Cheektowaga, New York. I enjoy spending time with my 2 children, Leza and Nilan along with son-in-love Maurice with along with my 2 granddaughters, Madison and Kennedy, whom I adore. I also enjoy spending time with my mom and siblings, shopping, and traveling. In my spare time, I like reading and listening to music. I am an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan, but I love most sports.
    My previous work experience in education was with the Board of Education in Western New York working primarily with Montessori students in preschool thru 8th grade. I completed a semester working with students in high school learning English as a second language. I currently have a BS in Business and a BA in Economics. I have also completed my Masters in Adult Education. I completed both my undergraduate and graduate work at the State University of New York College at Buffalo. I enjoy working with children because of the numerous advantages it has, such as; Being able to watch children grow and develop into very confident, self-sufficient learners knowing that you made some sort of contribution to their growth. Having the feeling of accomplishment knowing that you have made a difference in the lives of the children you work with every time you complete a day of work.

  • Ms. Shante, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Shante

    Pre-Kindergarten Teacher

    Hello, I'm Miss Shantè. I am incredibly excited for the upcoming school year. I absolutely love interacting and working with the kids. I am the firstborn of two children and am currently a third-year psychology student at Georgia State University. Because I think every child is unique in their own way, I would like to pursue a career as a child psychologist or guidance counselor in the future. Additionally, I am eager to get to know every student individually and what makes them happy in the classroom.

  • Ms. Victoria, Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Victoria

    Kindergarten Teacher

    I’m Ms. Victoria. I am 23 years old. I am goofy, silly, and love to laugh, I feel like that makes me bond with the kids so much better. I’ve been working with kids for over 10 years. I love their energy and seeing them grow and learn new things. I was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida which is where I volunteered in many summer camps and gained a lot of experience. My nationality is Dominican Republic, and I am bilingual. My hobby is dancing and I’m sure my students will love to join in with me. I recently graduated from Georgia State University with my associates degree in Child Psychology. I will be attending Georgia State University in the Fall where I will be working on my Bachelors degree in Child Psychology and a minor in Dance.

  • Ms. Keila, Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Keila

    Kindergarten Teacher

    I’m Ms. Keila,  I wanted to tell you a little about myself.

    Hello my name is Keila and I’m a proud wife, mother and  grandmother. I have my Associate Degree in Theology from Maranatha University. I’m so excited to be teaching Kindergarten.

    I love working with children because they are a special gift. In my free

    time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and visiting my country Guatemala.

  • Ms. Giselle, Support Teacher

    Ms. Giselle

    Support Teacher

    I’m Ms. Giselle. I started as an intern here at Primrose while I was finishing up High School. Once I graduated, I decided to stay with Primrose part time as an assistant teacher while I start my college courses. I was born here in Georgia and I have 2 younger sisters. I love being able to come to a place where I can work with kids everyday because they are my passion. I love getting to produce fun games and activities for all ages.

  • Minesh and Harita Patel, Franchise Owner

    Minesh and Harita Patel

    Franchise Owners

    We are Minesh and Harita Patel the proud owners of Primrose School of Providence Pavilion. Minesh moved to Atlanta in 2004 to attend Georgia State University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Harita is a Georgia native who holds a master’s degree in Public Health.

    We bring many qualities from our previous careers that will help us flourish in this new chapter in our lives. Minesh was an accountant by trade and a multi-unit restaurateur. Harita hails from a background in retail and healthcare.

    Our twin nephews were the inspiration behind the decision of owning a school. Through the experiences of family and friends, we began to understand the importance of quality early childhood education in a safe and nurturing environment.

    As first-generation college graduates, education has always been important to us. After being introduced to Primrose Schools and seeing the Balanced Learning curriculum in action, we knew it was the right fit for us. The teaching methods and overall focus on character development truly set it apart from anything else we had witnessed.

    Our team is dedicated to upholding the high standards that makes Primrose the leader in early childhood education. We are truly blessed to be able to make a difference in the lives of children and help shape their future. Our goal is to continue providing the best in early childhood education each day while continuing to build on the character and culture in our school. We are grateful to be an extension of the Primrose family and we look forward to meeting you!

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