Primrose School of Roswell North

Our Staff

  • Ms. Allison Stilley, Executive Director

    Ms. Allison Stilley

    Executive Director

    Ms. Allison is the Executive Director at the Primrose School of Roswell North. She began teaching at Primrose at the Alpharetta location in 2008. After her daughter, Avery, was born, she transferred to Primrose Roswell North as the Preschool II teacher. She was promoted to Manager in Training in July of 2011 and shortly after that to Director of Operations. She graduated from Georgia Southern University in 2000 with a Bachelor's Degree in Fashion Merchandising and Design. Prior to coming to Primrose, Allison was a manager at a women’s clothing store, owned a flower shop and was a flight attendant. She lives in Roswell with two children, Avery and Graham with their new puppy, Champ. Allison looks forward to meeting you and ensuring all of the high standards of Primrose are being met and exceeded.

  • Ms. Chelsea Hollifield, Director of Marketing

    Ms. Chelsea Hollifield

    Director of Marketing

    Ms. Chelsea is the Director of Marketing at the Primrose School of Roswell North. She joined the Primrose family in 2012 and worked in every classroom before becoming a member of the Leadership Team. She has lived in Georgia all of her life and currently resides in Marietta with her roommate and six pets (she says she's a sucker for rescues). She graduated from Kennesaw State University in with her bachelor’s degree in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations in 2014. In her free time, she enjoys reading, spending time with friends and family, dancing and relaxing on her porch. She looks forward to meeting you and your child and helping to promote a loving, safe and intellectually stimulating environment in which your child can bloom!

  • Ms. Laura LaHara, Curriculum Director

    Ms. Laura LaHara

    Curriculum Director

    Ms. Laura is the Curriculum Director at Primrose School of Roswell North. Laura has been a part of the Primrose family since 2009, having worked as a Pre-K & Kindergarten teacher and also served as the Curriculum Director for our sister school, Primrose School of Dunwoody since 2014. Laura grew up in Pittsburgh, PA and then graduated from the University of Dayton with a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Minor in Spanish. She lives locally in the Roswell area with her husband and two sons, Camden and Rory, who are both proud Primrose graduates. Laura enjoys crafting with her Cricut machine and getting involved within her church. She is very passionate about the Primrose curriculum, and looks forward to working with your family!

  • Ms. Cassidy Phillips, Curriculum Coordinator

    Ms. Cassidy Phillips

    Curriculum Coordinator

    Ms. Cassidy joined the Primrose Roswell family in July 2016. She loves working with the children at Primrose and seeing their smiling faces each day. She lives in Marietta with her husband and her son, Caden, and daughter, Loretta. Her favorite thing about working at Primrose is watching the children mature and develop lifelong skills. She is thrilled to be a part of your child’s learning adventure and can’t wait to meet you!

  • Ms. Sarah L., Private Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Sarah L.

    Private Kindergarten Teacher

    Ms. Sarah has been teaching at Primrose since 2009. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Kennesaw State University. She is certified to teach Preschool through 5th grade and has a certification in Special Education. She lives in Kennesaw with her husband and two children, Daxos and Adeleine. She loves implementing the Balanced Learning Curriculum at Primrose. She looks forward to helping her students prepare to excel in elementary school!

  • Ms. Meghan, Private Pre-K 2 Teacher

    Ms. Meghan

    Private Pre-K 2 Teacher

    Ms. Meghan joined the Primrose Roswell family in February 2016. She is a graduate of Florida State University with a degree in Sports Management. She has worked with children in various settings for more than ten years. In her free time, she enjoys Florida State football, photography and spending time with friends and family. She is originally from Florida, but she has lived in Georgia for seven years. She is excited to help positively shape the lives of all the children at Primrose Roswell.

  • Mr. Walter, Private Pre-K I Teacher

    Mr. Walter

    Private Pre-K I Teacher

    Mr. Walter teaches Private Pre-Kindergarten here at Primrose School of Roswell North. He graduated from UGA in 1993 with a Bachelor’s Degree in English. He joined the Primrose Roswell family in 1995. He was born in New Jersey and spent his early years in New York State. Before coming to Primrose, he worked in a hospital, a diagnostic laboratory and has written software for the UGA foreign language department. He has also written and published several fantasy and sci-fi novels. He and his wife, Eileen, live in Woodstock with their children George, Walter and Margaret, and their dog, Autumn. He looks forward to working with your children and preparing them for the exciting transition into Kindergarten.

  • Ms. Whitley, Private Pre-K 1 Teacher

    Ms. Whitley

    Private Pre-K 1 Teacher

    Ms. Whitley is originally from Danville, Illinois. She has more than five years in childcare experience, including teaching toddlers through elementary-aged children. She is currently in the process of obtaining her CDA. In her free time, she enjoys photography, music, and trying new restaurants with her husband and family. She loves working with children and watching them accomplish their milestones. She is so excited to continue her journey with Primrose because of the focus on education and child development here!

  • Ms. Nancy, Private Pre-K I Teacher

    Ms. Nancy

    Private Pre-K I Teacher

    Ms. Nancy joined the Primrose family in May 2021. She graduated from Georgia State University with an associates degree in Psychology and currently attends Kennesaw State University to pursue a bachelor’s degree. She enjoyed serving as a summer camp counselor at The Children’s Museum of Atlanta and she is happy to be working with children again! In her free time, you’ll find her hiking or trying new foods. She is excited to join Primrose because of her passion for making a difference in children’s lives. She can’t wait to meet you and your child!

  • Ms. Dianne, Preschool II Teacher

    Ms. Dianne

    Preschool II Teacher

    Ms. Dianne began working at Primrose in 2012. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Westfield University. After a career in finance for over 10 years,she was blessed with her daughter, Gracen. This led her toward the childcare industry and she says she just fell in love with working with young children. She believes that the early experiences children have build the foundation that will support them throughout their entire lives. She chose to work in the Primrose family because of the exceptional curriculum that is taught in such a warm and loving environment. Though she is originally from New England, she now lives in Roswell with her daughter.

  • Ms. Jazlyn, Preschool 2 Teacher

    Ms. Jazlyn

    Preschool 2 Teacher

    Ms. Jazlyn is currently in the process of getting into college to get a degree in teaching! She took three years of Early Childhood Education in high school and she also taught at her church. She loves working with kids; she says seeing them learn something and watching their faces light up warms her heart! She cannot wait to meet you and your child!

  • Ms. Theresa, Preschool I Teacher

    Ms. Theresa

    Preschool I Teacher

    Ms. Theresa has been involved with children’s education for quite some time. Of all the schools she has been a part of, Primrose stands out to her because of the Balanced Learning Curriculum that is in-depth and developmentally appropriate for every age level. She appreciates that every minute of each day is curriculum oriented and the children and teachers are having a lot of fun. She graduated from Georgia State University and Stratford Career Institute. She started teaching at Primrose in 2007.

  • Ms. Alyssa, Preschool I Teacher

    Ms. Alyssa

    Preschool I Teacher
    Apple of Our Eye

    Ms. Alyssa joined the Primrose family in May 2021. In the fall, she will be studying at Kennesaw State University for a degree in High School English. She has almost two years of formal childcare experience as an elementary after-school teacher and she also has experience babysitting children aged six months through six years. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing with her dogs, baseball games, and spending time with her family. She loves being able to teach children new things and watch their eyes light up when they understand it. She can’t wait to meet you and your child!

  • Ms. Maryam, Preschool 1 Teacher

    Ms. Maryam

    Preschool 1 Teacher

    Ms. Maryam is from Amman, Jordan. She worked in childcare for 6 months before joining the Primrose family in January 2020. She has worked with three-year-olds, GA Pre-K and Private Pre-K. She has enjoyed working and taking care of children. She is also currently in college studying to become an elementary school teacher. She is so thankful that Primrose gave her an opportunity to grow and watch your children grow as well!

  • Ms. Paola, Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Paola

    Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Paola joined the Primrose family in February 2018. She is from the Dominican Republic. She moved to the United States when she was 19 and has been living in Georgia ever since. On the weekends, she enjoys doing outdoor activities and serving the community through the Young Adult Ministry at her church. She is very excited to meet and have fun with all of the children!

  • Ms. Nahida, Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Nahida

    Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Nahida is from Bangladesh. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Economics from a well-known university in Bangladesh. Her husband works at Kennesaw State University. She has two small daughters. She has wished to work with kids for a long time. She says: "Because of Primrose School of Roswell North, I got this opportunity. Thank you, Primrose, I will do my best to serve my Primrose friends well!"

  • Ms. Felicia, Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Felicia

    Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Felicia joined the Primrose family in July 2020. She is originally from San Francisco. Before she worked here, she babysat for many years. She is currently enrolled at Chattahoochee Technical College. In her free time, she enjoys reading, drawing, listening to podcasts, shopping, and spending time with friends and family. She loves working with children because their laughs and smiles are very contagious. She says "they bring so much happiness to this world that you can’t help but be happy around them!" She can’t wait for a great year with your child!

  • Ms. Marcia, Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Marcia

    Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Marcia is the lead teacher in the Early Preschool classroom. She started teaching at Primrose in 2015. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Education and taught in the Burbank Elementary School in California for five years before she decided to move to Georgia. She is originally from Trinidad and Tobago. Some of her hobbies are traveling to the Virgin Islands and other parts of the world to visit her different families. She also enjoys running 5Ks and 10Ks, going to plays, and she loves going to the movies. She is looking forward to meeting her new students for this school year.

  • Ms. Diana, Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Diana

    Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Diana attended the Universidad Catolica del Tochira, Venezuela before relocating to Georgia in 2019. Her childcare experience includes years of babysitting for her younger family members. In her free time, she enjoys going to the park with her sisters and hanging out at home. She loves and respects children, as they are the future of the world! She looks forward to meeting your child and positively impacting their education journey!

  • Ms. Maddie, Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Maddie

    Early Preschool Teacher

    Ms. Maddie joined the Primrose family in December 2021. She is originally from Foley, Alabama. She has two years of childcare experience, including student teaching at Auburn Early Learning Center and nannying for a family for one year. She has her bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies with a focus on child life. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, biking, rowing and reading. She enjoys working with children because they are moldable and resilient. At this stage in their life, she says, "I have the ability to be a positive influence for them in the “molding” process while I teach them." She loves watching the children grow and learn. She is most excited to meet your child and your family!

  • Ms. Alicia, Young Toddler II Teacher

    Ms. Alicia

    Young Toddler II Teacher

    Ms. Alicia is a co-lead teacher in the Young Toddler room. She joined the Primrose team in October 2015. She has worked with children most of her life. She and her husband have three children. Ms. Alicia earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Science at Mercy College in New York. She has worked in the United States and the Dominican Republic. She is glad to be at Primrose to gain more experience and share her love and joy with all of the wonderful children at Primrose Roswell.

  • Ms. Kamil, Young Toddler II Teacher

    Ms. Kamil

    Young Toddler II Teacher

    Ms. Kamil joined the Primrose family in September 2018. She started volunteering with children aged kindergarten through 6th grade in an afterschool program while she attended high school in Fort Lee, New Jersey. She thinks working with children is a very rewarding job because no day is the same and she learns from the children every day. She admires their endless energy, honesty, creativity and flexibility. Babysitting for her three little brothers and volunteering in her church youth group has shown her how much she likes working with children. In her free time, she loves spending time with her friends and family, reading, and cooking new recipes. She looks forward to helping your child grow this year!

  • Ms. Michelle, Young Toddler 1 & 2 Teacher

    Ms. Michelle

    Young Toddler 1 & 2 Teacher

    Ms. Michelle joined the Primrose family in April 2020. She has five years of childcare experience working with children of various ages.In her free time, she enjoys hiking, painting, spending time with family and seeking out new adventures. Working with children has always brought her so much joy. She finds it amazing to think about how much they will learn and to watch them grow and find their own personality. She says she has already learned so much since she have been here and she is excited to bond with these children who will one day be our future!

  • Ms. Sarah M., Young Toddler I Teacher

    Ms. Sarah M.

    Young Toddler I Teacher

    Ms. Sarah joined Primrose Roswell in August 2021 when she moved here from Idaho. She has 18 years of childcare experience. She started babysitting as a teen, then worked as a nanny. She spent five years as an assistant director in a daycare, and most recently, she worked as a paraprofessional in a middle school. She has her bachelor’s degree in professional writing from Grand Canyon University, where she is currently obtaining a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy. Some of her hobbies include writing, music, video games and spending time with friends. She can’t wait to watch the kids grow and develop their wonderfully unique personalities!

  • Ms. Ty, Young Toddler I Teacher

    Ms. Ty

    Young Toddler I Teacher

    Ms. Ty joined the Primrose family in July 2021. She is originally from Moultrie, Georgia, but she lives in Roswell with her husband Demetrius and her cute little dog, Chloe. She attended Southern Regional College in 2009 and graduated with her associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She is currently attending WGU to get her bachelor’s degree in Math. She also has more than 11 years of experience in childcare. Some of her interests are math, online shopping and taking family trips. In her free time, you can find her working in her shop. She is very excited to work here because she loves children, the Primrose environment, and to meet and greet all the wonderful parents. She can’t wait to meet you and your child.

  • Ms. Sarah R., Infant II Teacher

    Ms. Sarah R.

    Infant II Teacher

    Ms. Sarah joined Primrose Roswell in August 2021 with more than 12 years of previous childcare experience. She has worked with children of various ages but especially enjoys working with infants because she loves seeing the look on a child’s face when they reach a milestone for the first time. In her free time,she enjoys reading, dancing and playing with her cat, Oliver. She also enjoys visiting new places with family and friends. She looks forward to having a positive impact on your child’s life and watching them grow!

  • Ms. Carmen, Infant II Teacher

    Ms. Carmen

    Infant II Teacher

    Ms. Carmen joined the Primrose family in June 2021. She has her associate’s degree and more than two years of childcare experience, including working at Childcare Network and Children’s Home Society. She also volunteered at Van E. Blanton Elementary School and enjoys being an aunt of 9! In her free time, she enjoys dancing, watching movies, hanging around with family and friends, and going to brunch. She says working with children is so fun because every day is always different and she gets to learn right along with them. She can’t wait to meet your child!

  • Ms. Gloria, Infant II Teacher

    Ms. Gloria

    Infant II Teacher

    Ms. Gloria joined Primrose in March 2022. She has worked with children for 10 years and she is a mother herself. She earned her diploma in management from Trans Africa University of Ghana, which is her home country. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, dancing and watching movies. She loves children and she is so excited to have the opportunity to work with the babies!

  • Ms. Eileen, Infant I Teacher

    Ms. Eileen

    Infant I Teacher

    Ms. Eileen is a Lead Teacher in the Infant I Classroom. She started working in the Young Toddler room in 1995 and has worked in almost every room in our school. She was born in Illinois and spent her early years in Alabama. She graduated from the University of Alabama in 1991 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Pathology. She enjoys reading, yard work and watching mystery/crime shows. She and her husband, Walter, live in Woodstock with their children George, Walter and Margaret, and their dog, Autumn. She is excited about nurturing your child and helping them learn and grow in the Infant Room.

  • Ms. Denise, Infant I Teacher

    Ms. Denise

    Infant I Teacher

    Ms. Denise is a native of Gretna, Louisiana. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Orleans. She moved to Atlanta, where she met and married her husband. She has two beautiful children. When they were little, she began working for Fulton County Schools and spent 14 years working with children. Her children are both grown now and she is a proud grandmother. She has greatly enjoyed her time working with children and is looking forward to spending time with all the babies coming into Infant 1.

  • Ms. Brittany, Infant I Teacher

    Ms. Brittany

    Infant I Teacher

    Ms. Brittany started working at Primrose Roswell in 2008. She was born in Florida, but moved to Georgia as a small child. In her tenure at Primrose School of Roswell, she has worked primarily with Infants, Toddlers and Early Preschoolers. She and her husband live in Cartersville with their kids, Matthew and Finley . She looks forward to meeting you and having the opportunity to work with your children

  • Ms. Angela, Infant I Teacher

    Ms. Angela

    Infant I Teacher

    Ms. Angela joined Primrose Roswell in July 2021. She is from Bluefields, Nicagagua. She has more than 20 years of experience in childcare, from newborns to elementary-aged children. In her free time, she enjoys shopping, going to movies, walking and reading. She loves to be around kids; she says they are so much fun and that she loves to laugh with them. She is excited to meet your child.

  • Ms. Anahi, Support Teacher

    Ms. Anahi

    Support Teacher

    Ms. Anahi joined Primrose in April 2022. She has two years of childcare experience working with children of various ages. She is originally from Dalton, Georgia. She is currently in college for an Elementary Education degree and her dream job is to be a teacher. In her free time, she enjoys working out, reading, dancing and hanging out with friends. She is looking forward to working with these kids to make a difference in their lives by providing a fun learning environment. She is excited to meet your child and positively impact their learning journey!

  • Ms. Catherine, Support Teacher

    Ms. Catherine

    Support Teacher

    Ms. Catherine is currently enrolled at Roswell High School. She has been a nanny for three years and she also has babysitting experience. In her free time, she loves to work out, hang out with friends and go shopping. She loves working with children– she says seeing their big smiles each day brings joy to her heart. She is excited to join the Primrose team and expand her teaching skills!

  • Ms. Kessedi, Support Teacher

    Ms. Kessedi

    Support Teacher

    Ms. Kessedi joined the Primrose family in June 2021. She is a junior at North Springs High School and she has three years of childcare experience. In her free time, she enjoys playing the piano and playing volleyball. She loves to put smiles on children's faces and she is so excited to meet your child and to get to see their laughter and joy!

  • Larry and Lynn Manning, Franchise Owner

    Larry and Lynn Manning

    Franchise Owners

    Larry and Lynn Manning discovered Primrose Schools when searching for a high-quality, educational preschool for their children in 2011. In Primrose Schools, they found not only the leader in educational childcare, but also their own passion and desire to make a difference in the lives of their community. After two years of working toward owning a Primrose School, Larry and Lynn acquired the Primrose School of Dunwoody in August 2014, followed by the Primrose School of Roswell North in August 2015.

    Larry and Lynn have a strong background in business. Larry earned his MBA in Marketing and Finance from Georgia State University, previously co-owned a successful business for 10 years and worked at the senior management level in marketing, strategy, and finance for three of the largest Atlanta-based employers. Lynn earned her Masters Degree in Human Resource Management from Troy State University and possesses 20 years experience in Human Resources with an emphasis in Learning and Development.

    Proud Primrose parents and owners, Larry and Lynn are committed to continue the highest quality of educational child care for children and delivering service excellence to families. This is their greatest priority, both professionally and personally. Primrose School of Roswell North is well-known in the community for its outstanding leadership in educational childcare. Their vision is to continue and build upon that success.

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