Primrose School of Sixes Road

Our Staff

  • Ms. Melissa Wright, School Director

    Ms. Melissa Wright

    School Director
  • Ms. Terika King, Assistant Director

    Ms. Terika King

    Assistant Director
  • Mrs. Alice Casagrande, Director of Education

    Mrs. Alice Casagrande

    Director of Education
  • Mrs. Jennifer VanGalder, Lead Younger Infant Teacher

    Mrs. Jennifer VanGalder

    Lead Younger Infant Teacher
  • Mrs. Magan Spears, Assistant Younger Infant Teacher

    Mrs. Magan Spears

    Assistant Younger Infant Teacher
  • Mrs. Lauren Vasquez, Assistant Younger Infant Teacher

    Mrs. Lauren Vasquez

    Assistant Younger Infant Teacher
  • Mrs. Holly Adams, Lead Older Infant Teacher

    Mrs. Holly Adams

    Lead Older Infant Teacher
  • Ms. Kree Neville, Assistant Older Infant Teacher

    Ms. Kree Neville

    Assistant Older Infant Teacher
  • Mrs. Christie Bargeron, Lead Toddler Teacher

    Mrs. Christie Bargeron

    Lead Toddler Teacher
  • Mrs. Anna Grimes, Assistant Toddler Teacher

    Mrs. Anna Grimes

    Assistant Toddler Teacher
  • Mrs. Lois Adams, Lead Early Preschool Teacher

    Mrs. Lois Adams

    Lead Early Preschool Teacher
  • Ms. Sophia Rasey

    Assistant Early Preschool Teacher
  • Ms. Alexis Hammerling, Lead Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Alexis Hammerling

    Lead Preschool Pathways Teacher
  • Mrs. Caitlynn Dale, Assistant Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Mrs. Caitlynn Dale

    Assistant Preschool Pathways Teacher
  • Ms. Courtney Cumby, Assistant Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Ms. Courtney Cumby

    Assistant Preschool Pathways Teacher
  • Mrs. Noshin Azad, Assistant Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Mrs. Noshin Azad

    Assistant Preschool Pathways Teacher
  • Mrs. Dorothy Abujaber, Lead Preschool 1 Teacher

    Mrs. Dorothy Abujaber

    Lead Preschool 1 Teacher
  • Ms. Ryan LaPlerre

    Assistant Preschool 1 Teacher
  • Ms. Korielle Smith, Assistant Preschool 1 Teacher

    Ms. Korielle Smith

    Assistant Preschool 1 Teacher
  • Mrs. Sabrina Foster, Lead Preschool 2 Teacher

    Mrs. Sabrina Foster

    Lead Preschool 2 Teacher
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  • Ms. Bobbie Dries, Assistant Preschool 2 Teacher

    Ms. Bobbie Dries

    Assistant Preschool 2 Teacher
  • Ms. Rhonda Walker, Lead Private Pre-K 1 Teacher

    Ms. Rhonda Walker

    Lead Private Pre-K 1 Teacher

    Ms. Walker is one of our Private Pre-K teachers. She joined our staff in April 2002. Ms. Walker has over 30 years of experience in the early childhood education field. She has worked in many different classrooms with all ages of children and has also held several management positions.

    Ms. Walker enjoys reading and spending time with her family. If asked, she will say that her goal is “to help every child achieve the best preschool experience possible.” Ms. Walker works hard to achieve that goal by implementing the Primrose curriculum which she believes is the best she has used.

  • Ms. Amanda Thompson, Lead Private Pre-K 2 Teacher

    Ms. Amanda Thompson

    Lead Private Pre-K 2 Teacher
  • Mr. Edward Mack, Assistant  Private Pre-K 2 Teacher

    Mr. Edward Mack

    Assistant Private Pre-K 2 Teacher
  • Ms. Jasmine Perez, Assistant Pre-K Teacher

    Ms. Jasmine Perez

    Assistant Pre-K Teacher
  • Ms. Carrie Slonina

    Lead Explorers Teacher
  • Ms. Payton Kenny, Support Teacher

    Ms. Payton Kenny

    Support Teacher
  • Gary Baude, Franchise Owner

    Gary Baude

    Franchise Owner

    The Primrose School of Sixes Road, serving the Canton, Holly Springs and Woodstock area is owned and operated by Mr. Gary Baude and his business partner Mrs. Patricia Crowe.

    Mr. Gary Baude spent his entire career with one company in various management positions and most recently served as the chief executive of a division within a global logistics company. Mr. Baude has been involved in the Primrose family for over 30 years. His two sons, Joseph (27) and Jordan (26) attended and graduated from Primrose School of Peachtree Corners. His sister Mrs. Jo Kirchner has been with Primrose for over 30 years and serves are the CEO of the Primrose School Franchising Company, with over 400 schools, located in Atlanta, GA. His brother and his wife, Ken & Anita owned and operated the Primrose School of Leawood Kansas and his niece and her husband, Keri & Carl Stoltz own and operate the Primrose School of Midtown in Atlanta. It truly is a family affair! We take great pride in the quality and longevity of our staff, some of whom have been with us for more than 20 years! Our goal is to always make you feel welcome with a friendly smile and warm greeting whenever you come in.

    Mrs. Trish Crowe is the Chief Operating Officer of Primrose School of Sixes Road and Primrose School of Bells Ferry. She currently holds a BS in Elementary Education, a M.Ed in Educational Leadership, and a Specialist Degree in Reading. She taught Kindergarten through third grade, gifted, as well as EIP over the span of 17 years in the Douglas and Cobb County School Systems. After 17 years of teaching, Mrs. Crowe opened a Sunbrook Academy in Smyrna, Georgia and owned the school for 7 years before selling the school to a large corporation. Her goal is to inspire the school leaders to strive for constant learning through professional development, always be open to change, and view every challenge as an opportunity to grow. After all, we are “forging a path that leads to a brighter future for all children".

    Teamed with their School Director Ms. Holly Gonet, Assistant Director, Mrs. Melissa Wright, Director of Education , Mrs. Alice Casagrande, and their professional staff share the goal of providing children with the most nurturing and loving environment while achieving excellence in the delivery of our curriculum. These ladies all have a wealth of experience and a unique passion for children and early childhood education. Please read their bios on this website and more importantly, come in and meet them and you will see and feel the difference.

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