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.
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.