Hello! My name is Amy Hughes and I am thrilled to be a part of the Primrose family! I have been working in Early Childhood Education for over 20 years. I hold a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education from University of Missouri St. Louis. I love children and enjoying seeing each and every one of them excel and succeed. I have been married for 15 years and have 3 wonderful children, Austin, Karli and Hudson. I enjoy crafting, watching movies and hanging out with my family. I look forward to getting to know each of you as we become family!
Hello! My name is Ms. Pam Schmidt. I joined The Primrose School of O'Fallon at Winghaven in April of 2015. I earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Child and Family Development from Missouri State University. Prior to joining Primrose, I worked in leadership and teaching roles throughout the field of Early Childhood for more than 35 Years. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and when time allows I enjoy crafting. I am happy for the opportunity to spend time with all of the children here at Primrose! It is also a pleasure to meet so many new families and build lasting relationships! I am excited to help our teachers to obtain on-going training and development both at The Primrose School at St. Charles Community College and The Primrose School of O'Fallon at Winghaven!
My name is Maggie Bommarito and I am proud to be the Executive Assistant Director at the Primrose School at St. Charles Community College. I have a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education and have taught at the Elementary Level for more than 6 years. Following my time in the Elementary Grades, I moved to a Lead Teacher Position for Both Pre-Kindergarten and Toddlers for more than 6 years. I have been married for 19 years and have three children, Elle, Luciano and Giovanni. In my spare time, I love spending time with my family and our two dogs Lulu and Oaklee. I have a passion for working with children and take pride in being a part of their Early Childhood Journey! I am excited to be a part of The Primrose School at St. Charles Community College!
Hi! My name is Amy Krieg and I am so excited to be a part of the Primrose Team! I have been working in the Early Childhood field for nearly 10 years and can not imagine doing anything else! I earned a Bachelor's Degree from Mizzou in Psychology and Human Development/Family Studies. I hope to return to school in the future to obtain my Masters in Counseling. When I am not working I enjoy cooking, traveling, yoga and spending time with my family and my dog Reggie. I can not wait to get to know everyone and grow with the Primrose Team!
Hello! My name is Nacy McPherson and I am excited to be the Lead Teacher in the Infant Classroom at The Primrose School at St. Charles Community College. I attended Lindenwood University where I majored in Early Childhood Education. I also have over 20 years experience in the Education Field. I am recently engaged and adore my son Colson also attends our amazing school! I am looking forward to starting each infant's educational journey here at Primrose!
My name is Teresa Schmidtberger. I am currently an infant teacher at the Primrose School of St. Charles Community College. I have worked with children for 16+ years in the childcare industry as well as parenting 3 boys over the span of 18 years now. I graduated from the University of Kansas with two Bachelors degrees in Psychology and Human Development and Family Living. I have experience working with children with special needs. I am happily married and we will soon be celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary. I look forward to meeting all of our families. I’m feeling blessed to be a part of the Primrose community!
Hello! My name is Ms. Sagerty! I graduated from St. Charles Community College with my Associates Degree. I have worked in the field of Early Childhood Education for more than 7 years. I love connecting with families, watching children grow and am very excited to be on the Primrose Team! When I am not teaching, I spend most of my time with my own family, reading, writing and playing video games. I look forward to meeting all of the families at Primrose!
My name is Kerri Richards and I am an Infant/Toddler Teacher at The Primrose School at St. Charles Community College! I hold a Bachelors of Art Degree in Psychology and have worked in the Field of Early Childhood for more than 8 years. I enjoy being an important part in the growth and education in every child I have the opportunity to have in my class. In my free time I enjoy reading, watching movies and spending quality time with my daughter! I look forward to meeting all of the new families that have joined our school!
My name is Christina Kleine. I have been working with young children for more than 20 years. Most of my experience has been in preschools with infant and toddler aged children. I have a bachelors degree in social work and began taking classes in Early childhood special education soon after graduating. I live in St. Peters with my husband and our two daughters, Caroline and Molly. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time outdoors with my family and friends. I also enjoy taking our family dog, Jasmine on long walks. I am excited to be a part of the Primrose Family!
Hi! My name is Ms. Jennifer Cravens. I am excited to be working at Primrose and getting to know the children and families! I have been in the field of Early Childhood Education for over 20 years. I have educated children from infants to elementary school! I love watching them grow and learn. I am a mom of two wonderful boys. I spend much of my free time with my boys and their school activities. In my spare time, I to do things with sons, watching movies, reading and enjoying nature with outdoor activities. I look forward to meeting you soon!
I am excited to be a part of the Primrose Family. I am also so very excited to get to know all of the families here at our school. I have over 8 years teaching experience in the field of Early Childhood Education. I also have a bachelors degree in General Studies with an Emphasis in Early Childhood Education. I live in St. Charles with my husband and our daughter Audrey who just turned 1! I also have 2 additional family members, Tucker and Sophie who are amazing Shih Tzu pups!
In my spare time I enjoy reading, Watching Disney+ and planning our Disney Trip with family next fall! Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to support your Child's Educational journey!
Hi! My name is Julia Hooker! I have always loved children and knew at a young age that I wanted to be in a place that educates children! My Mom has taught me everything I know about children and she is my very best friend!. In my free time I love being outside and spending time with family friends and of course-my pets! I also enjoy cooking and baking. I am excited to be a part of the Primrose Family!
My name is Makayla Brigance and I am the Lead Early Preschool Teacher! I have a love and passion for working with young children. I have a bachelors degree in Christian Ministry and a minor in Psychology. Along with my degree, most of my experience has been in the Early Childhood Field. I began my career as a Nanny and made my way to teaching! Early Preschool is an age that I love. I enjoy teaching the basics that they will use the rest of their lives. I am married to my husband Brandon and have one son, Beckett. We also have a goldendoodle named Ava. We all love spending time together as a family. Our favorite things to do are swimming, going to the movies and watching musicals.
My name is Francesca Barrale. I’ve worked in childcare for over 6-years! My favorite part of working here is getting to see all the children everyday and watching them grow. I’m so excited to be working at Primrose!
Hi! My name is Trista Cadle. I have been educating young children for over 20 years. I absolutely love to watch children grow and learn. I cannot imagine doing anything else! In my spare time I love to spend time with my family and friends! I am so happy to be a part of a wondeful school team at The Primrose School at St. Charles Community College!
My name is Laura Vietmeier and I am excited to be a part of the Primrose School at St. Charles Community College! I have worked in the field of Early Childhood Education for over 20 years. My favorite part of this field is watching each child with their little personalities, grow in so many different ways and directions. In my free time, I enjoy doing puzzles and spending time with my family and friends which includes 5 nieces and nephews. I am so excited and happy for the opportunity to work with your children and get to know all of the wonderful families here at our school!
Hello! My name is Mrs. Georgie Whisman and I am so excited to work with your preschooler! I have over 5 years experience working in Early Childhood Education and I absolutely love it! My favorite part of the day is getting to watch a child's "wheels" turning when they learn something new! I am a mom of two sweet boys Grayson and Cohen. They are students here at Primrose! In my free time I like to spend time with my husband and sons doing anything we can outside! Primrose has welcomed my family with open arms and I can't wait to do the same for your family!
Hello! My name is Jada Black and I am looking forward to working with your preschooler this year! I graduated with my Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in April 2020 and my Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education in October 2022 from Grand Canyon University. This will be my first year with Primrose and my second year working in the early childhood education field. My fiancé Christopher and I just moved back from Minnesota where we both spent time working at the Minnesota Zoo! We are planning to get married in 2024 and we are the proud dog parents of a beautiful miniature schnauzer named Teddi. I am excited for all the learning and growing that will be happening in this classroom this year!
Hi! My name is Mary Smith. I graduated from Marquette High School and I am working towards my CDA certification. I am the youngest of 5 children. I have 2 dogs and 2 cats. I have worked with children for over 5 years and have spent the last 3 years teaching Pre-Kindergarten. I love seeing children learn new things! I’m excited to start my teaching journey at Primrose!
Hi! My name is Maggie Futhey. I graduated from St. Francis Borgia and am now a full time student at St. Charles Community College. I am majoring in Early Childhood education and love being in the classroom! I come from a full house with two sisters and a brother! I am also the owner of 15 chickens ad Honeybees! I have worked with children for a little over a year and fall in love with it more and more each day! I also am so happy when I see children learning and exploring new things! I look forward to learning more as I grow as a teacher here at Primrose!
My name is Lisa McEwen, and I am happy to be a teacher at the Primrose School at St. Charles Community College. I have worked in the field of Early Childhood Education for 4 years. I am certified in Early Childhood Education and in Mathematics. I have taught many grade levels throughout the years, and teaching young children is my passion. I am pleased to have the opportunity to work with children in the quality early learning environment that Primrose provides. My husband and I have two wonderful sons, and my youngest son attends Primrose. In my spare time, I enjoy biking and playing soccer
My name is Mrs. Penny Scott. I am so excited to be apart of the Primrose School team. I have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from Murray State University. I taught in the elementary level for 4 years and then became a stay at home mom and raised 4 wonderful children, Nathan, my oldest, twin daughters Kara and Keila, and my youngest, Amberly, with my husband, Tracy Scott,
of almost 34 years. Our children are all in their 20’s. I have recently taught at the early childhood level for the last 6 years and have a passion for working with this age. In my spare time, I go hiking, kayaking and love spending time with my adult children.
Hello! My name is Brooke Osgood. I am excited to have the opportunity to join the Primrose team!. I have worked in the field of Early Childhood since I was a senior in Highschool. I graduated College in 2020 with a degree in General studies and Elementary Education. I enjoy working with children and watching them learn new things! I am excited to be the Lead Teacher in our Pre-K2 classroom. I am married and enjoy spending my spare time with him and other members of my family.
Hello! My name is Mrs. Lentz and I am so excited be teaching Pre-Kindergarten at the Primrose School! I have taught for the past 5 years. I have a wonderful family, my husband Daniel and daughter, Kimberlee. I even have a few pets, 2 dogs named Maxx and Ruger, along with 2 cats named Precious and Remington. In my free time I like to go on hikes with my family and my dogs and ride four wheelers on nature trails! I am thrilled to get to know you and your child this school year!
My name is Diane Shocker and I am the Chef for the Primrose School at St. Charles Community College. I studied Culinary Arts at Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School in Minneapolis Minnesota graduating in 2003. I have been working in the food service industry for 27 years and cooking professionally for 23 years. I have studied all types of Cuisine and cooking methods! I enjoy fishing, hiking, camping and making hot sauce when I am not whipping something up in the kitchen or in the smoker at home! I am glad to be a part of the Primrose family and also excited to provide delicious healthy meals for all of my students. I hope to make them as excited about food and exploring flavors as much as I do and enthusiastic about cooking and being in the kitchen!
My name is Kayla Chancey. I am currently a student at Lindenwood University where I am majoring in Recreational Therapy with a minor in Psychology and adaptive sports. I have always had a passion for working with children and supporting their development. In my free time, I love to camp and hangout with my family! I am excited to be with the Primrose Family!
Hi! My name is Emma Bradsher. I am so excited to be a part of the Primrose Team here on the Community College Campus. I graduated highschool where I fell in love with this field while attending Early Childhood Classes. I will be attending classes this fall on the Campus of St. Charles Community College. My plan is to continue to be a support teacher here at Primrose this year! I have a passion for being able to use my creative side with children and make a difference in their lives. It is very rewarding to see children succeed and become our Future Leaders! In my free time, I love to read, fish, paint and spend time with my friends and family!
My name is Kelly Huelskamp and I am so happy to be a part of the Primrose School community. I have 3 years experience working in Early Childhood Education. From a very young age, I knew I wanted to work with children because of my passion to serve and empathy towards others. It truly brings me joy know that I am helping children and families during one of the most influential time of their lives. I also have the privilege to relate with families because I am a mother of two, Luella and Kyden. My husband and I have been together for 10 years and we currently reside in Saint Peters, Missouri with our children and three legged dog, Kahleesi. When I’m not exploring attractions in Saint Louis with family, I love attending high intensity workouts at gym!
Hi! My name is Abby Moore and this is my first year working in Early Childhood Education. I am so excited to be a part of the Primrose family where I can learn and grow along side each child; supporting their creativity and individual development!
In my free time, I love spending time with my partner; Joshua. We have three cats; Stella, Crash Bandicoot and Fettuccine Alfredo. I also love traveling, knitting, going on road trips and baking!
Hi! My name is Kayla Starr and I'm so excited to be joining Primrose! I'm currently in my first year of college at SCC and I'm hoping to become a teacher at the Elementary level. I wanted to be a part of Primrose so I can learn how to work with children and manage a classroom. In my free time I like to read, hangout with my cat, Jasmine Princess Baby (my little sister named her), and hang out with friends!
Welcome to the Primrose School at St. Charles Community College! My name is Lori Ruppert. I along with my husband Joe, and daughter Jackie represent the ownership team at this wonderful school. I have been in the field of Early Childhood Education for over 40 years. I am so excited to continue providing Quality Early Childhood on the campus of St. Charles Community College as well as the communities of St. Peters, Cottleville and surrounding areas. I began my career as a Preschool Teacher after completing my degree in Psychology/Early Childhood. Nothing matters more than giving our families and faculty a wonderful school family to promote the development of children physically, socially, emotionally and academically. Prior to opening this school, I built the Winghaven Primrose as the first school in the State of Missouri. My daughter Jackie is the on-site owner of that location and I will be full time on-site at the Community College location. "We believe who children become is as important as what they know." Our mission is to Deliver the Best and Most Trusted Early Childhood each and every day. Our school was formerly operated by the Child Development Center of the Community College. It is an honor to continue their wonderful school and create new memories for the children and families. I have lived in the St. Peters area for more than 30 years. I have two grown daughters, and 4 incredible grandchildren, 2 of which are current students at our Winghaven location! We have made many physical changes to the campus both on the interior and exterior! I look forward to meeting you soon!