Primrose School of West Fishers

Our Staff

  • Ms. Heidi Bradley, Executive Director

    Ms. Heidi Bradley

    Executive Director

    Ms. Bradley is our Executive Director. Ms. Bradley began her journey with Primrose Schools as a support staff at our sister school, Primrose School of West Fishers. She has been with our schools since January 2011. Ms. Bradley has worked in Early Childhood Education for more than twenty years. She has a true passion for teaching young children. Ms. Bradley has a Child Development Associate and is currently working towards earning a Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education. She served in Christian Education for more than ten years. A fun fact about Ms. Bradley is that she was once a professional puppeteer! Ms. Bradley has two children of her own enrolled in our program. Ms. Bradley "loves Primrose" and all that it represents.

    "I absolutely love Primrose Schools!" "I get so excited when telling others about what we do here." "There is nothing that compares with the Primrose Balanced Learning Approach."

    -Heidi Bradley

  • Mr. Mason Krupa


    Hi! My name is Mason Krupa and I am the Director here at West Fishers. I graduated from Franklin College in 2019 with a degree in Sociology and Non Profit leadership. Since then, I have 2 1/2 years experience working in Early Childhood Administration, as well as 2 years experience working with administration for before and after school programs. I live in Indianapolis with my son Oliver (Ollie) and our dog Stevie. I love spending time with my family and playing soccer, which I have played all my life. Be sure to stop by and say hello to myself and Ollie!

  • Ms. Allison Rogers, Assistant Director

    Ms. Allison Rogers

    Assistant Director

    Hello, I'm Ms. Allison and I have been at Primrose since June of 2020! I started as a Support Teacher and explorer teacher. I joined the leadership team in January, and am now the Assistant Director. I am originally from Indianapolis and currently live in Whitestown. I earned my bachelor's degree from Indiana University with a major in Applied Health Science and a concentration in Public Health. For several year I was the assistant manager of "Just Pop In!" at the Indianapolis Airport. I loved meeting people from all around the world but knew in my heart that I wanted to work with children. I am currently working on my masters degree in Elementary Education. In my free time, I love to travel and read. Some of my favorite places I've visited are Thailand, London, and Santa Cruz, California. I am excited to share my love of learning and exploring with all of our students!

  • Ms.Kathleen Schafer, Education Coach

    Ms.Kathleen Schafer

    Education Coach

    Meet Ms. Katie Schafer!  Katie recently moved to Indiana from the northern state of Minnesota.  Katie holds a Bachelors of Science in Music.  Katie has tought in primary schools as well as preschools for several years.  Katie also has adminstrative experience in Childcare.  Katie has a daughter of her own along with two bonus children.  In her free time, Katie enjoys music and concerts.

  • Mrs. Farida Rami, Young Infant Teacher

    Mrs. Farida Rami

    Young Infant Teacher

    Hello, my name is Farida Rami and I am an infant teacher! I am originally from Algeria, where I attended Algeria University and graduated with a master's degree in Life and Natural Sciences. I was an infant and toddler teacher for two years and a preschool teacher for one year. I moved to the US in December of 2019. I find great joy in helping children learn, grow, and develop. I am so happy to be part of the Primrose West Fishers team.

  • Mrs. Hagar Gallabh

    Young Infant Teacher

    Bio coming soon! 

  • Ms. Alaweia Arbab

    Young Infants Teacher

    My name is Alaweia Arbab. I am originally from Sudan, but I grew up in Libya. I came with my family to the United States in 2013. Before I came to Indiana, I lived in Utah for nine years. I am a psychology graduate, and also have a phlebotomist certificate. I have experience in various childcare centers. I was also a volunteer nurse in the refugee camp. I am married and have a little boy named Atif who is three years old. I love writing and reading books. I like to be in a positive and healthy social environment. Children are the future, so there must be interest in building a good future with a lot of love, care, and education. Please feel free to stop in and say hi! 

  • Mrs. Asma Yahi, Older Infants Teacher

    Mrs. Asma Yahi

    Older Infants Teacher

    Hello, my name is Asma Yahi, and i am the mother of two daughters! I am originally from Algeria. I have a bachelors degree as well as a business law degree. I worked at the university and am still studying to this day! I am excited to be here and be a part of the primrose family. I can't wait to get to know your children, and help them learn and grow.

  • Mrs. Dora Shelton

    Older Infant Teacher

    Hi, my name is Dora I was born in Chicago, Illinois I grew up there. I moved to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1995. I have been married for 24 years and have 3 daughters. I have almost 15 years of experience in child care. I have worked at my church for 20 years in the children's ministry department. I have also worked in a daycare. I Love going skating with my family, going to Church serving in the ministry, and singing.  I have been with Primrose for about 3 weeks now and I love teaching our infants and singing to them. It's been great at Primrose.


  • Mrs. Samah Alrefai, Older Infant Teacher

    Mrs. Samah Alrefai

    Older Infant Teacher

    Hello! My name is Samah Alrefai. I am from Jordan, and I have been here 9 years. I attended Ivy Tech Community College and graduated with an associate degree as a Medical Assistant. After I worked in preschool for 2 years! I am married and have three children (Sally, Adam, and Omar). I spend my free time with my family, listening to music, and running (zumba dance). At Primrose, I find great joy in helping children learn, grow, and develop! I look forward to answering any questions you may have. Please stop by my classroom to say Hi, anytime! :) 

  • Mrs. Vaichitra Krishna Kumar

    Young Toddler Teacher

    Hello! My name is Vaichitra Krishna Kumar. I am a young toddler co teacher. I am originally from the south side of India. Myself and my family came to the United States in 2013. I completed my bachelor's degree and Masters in computer application. I love children, and decided I would like to make a career change. I am so excited to be a part of the Primrose family. I can't wait to get to know all of the students and their families. Feel free to stop in and say hi! 

  • Ms. Eman Musa

    Young Toddler Teacher

    Hello! My name is Eman Musa, and I am from Sudan! There, I studied technical sciences, and also taught for 2 years. I came to the United States, got married and gave birht to my son. My son is the reason I fell and love and continue to love all children. In Sudan I have three sisters and one brother, and love and miss them very much. My hobbies are drawing and traveling. I love Primrose because I love teaching the children and seeing them grow!

  • Mrs. Sarah Fisse

    Toddler Teacher

    Hello! My name is Sarah, and I was born and raisede in Fishers, Indiana. I currenlty live in Indianapolis with my Husband, of four years, and our three year old son. I have been working with children for 5 years and am currently studying elementary education. In my free time, I love to spend time with my family and friends, and go shopping! Fun fact, I sing and I used to play the accoustic guitar. I am a 2016 graduate from Fishers Highschool where I was involved in Best Buddies, Choir, Colorguard, and also volunteered for special Olympics. One of my favorite hobbies is to read books. I enjoy teaching because I love watching children learn and grow. I love being apart of Primros because I work with amazing teachers and children, and I love how the curriculum prepares the students to suceed in school. 

  • Mrs. Lamia Kessi

    Toddler Teacher

    Bio Coming Soon!

  • Ms. Priyanka Priyadarshini, Early Preschool 1 Teacher

    Ms. Priyanka Priyadarshini

    Early Preschool 1 Teacher

    Hello! My name is Priyanka Priyadarshini and I am one of the Early Preschool 1 teachers! I was an english teacher from India, where I am originially from. I lived there until I headed off to college and graduated with a Bachelor's degree in engineering. I have a wide variety of teaching experience. I was a teacher in rainbow international school in India. My husband was relocated to the United States for his job, and I am so excited to be here! In my spare time, I enjoy reading, listening to music, and dancing. I also love going on new adventures! I continue to love being an educator to young children, especially here at Primrose West Fishers. I find great joy in helping children learn, grow, and develop! I am excited for the new school year, and getting to know your children. Feel free to pop in anytime to say hi! 

  • Ms. Belle Adkins

    Early Preschool 1 Teacher

    Bio Coming Soon!

  • Mrs. Nadia Zaarur, Early Preschool 2 Teacher

    Mrs. Nadia Zaarur

    Early Preschool 2 Teacher

    Hello! My name is Ms. Nadia and I am our Early Preschool 3 lead teacher! I am originally from Palestine but moved here to Indiana with my family in 2015 from Texas. I have two children, Tuleen and Shahm. I have worked with children of all ages in multiple settings, including the YMCA. I love working with children because it allows me to feel young and energetic once more. You can always find me singing and dancing with the children, which is my favorite thing to do! I am so happy to be a part of the Primrose family!

  • Ms. Ve Wilson

    Early Preschool 2 Teacher

    Hello! I'm Ve! Something about me is this ismy first time working in a school! I am very excited to meet all the kids and have fun! I have lived in fishers most of my life but was born in Chicago, Illinois. My younger sibilings made me want to get into childcare. I love to plant new plants for my room, as well as make posters for myself! I am excited to work here at Primrose because the moment I walked in I felt welcom. I am exctied to experience teching!

  • Mrs. Shamsa Aidarus

    Preschool Pathways Teacher

    Bio Coming Soon!

  • Ms. Shaili Jackson

    Preschool Pathways Teacher
  • Mrs. Nadia Alhamalawi, Preschool Teacher

    Mrs. Nadia Alhamalawi

    Preschool Teacher

    Hello! My name is Nadia Alhamalawi. I have been working with kids for as long as I can remember. I was born and raised in Bagdad, Iraq. I went to high school and college wanting to work with children. I studied there for awhile until the war began, and soon after I moved to Indianapolis, Indiana. I lived up to my dream and began working with teachrs for about 10 years now. Present day, I moved to Fishers for a better, safer life for my family and I. I was very happy to be able to work at Primrose School of West Fishers so I can pursue my dream of working with children. I am looking forward to meeting new faces, and watch the children grow up smart and strong. I fine great joy helping children grow, learn, and develop. I look foward to meeting everyone and learning about you. :) 

  • Ms. Aruna Harber

    Preschool Teacher

    My name is Aruna Harber! I was born in India and I was adopted at the age of 5. I lived in fishers, but now live in Lawerence. I graduated from Fisher's High School in 2022 I have experience working in childcare and have learned a lot of valuable things. I love spending time with my friends and family. I am excited to bring my talents to Primrose. I can not wait to meet all the kids and build strong and lasting realtionships with them!

  • Ms. Madisyn Spurrier, Prekindergarten 2 Teacher

    Ms. Madisyn Spurrier

    Prekindergarten 2 Teacher

    Hello, my name is Madisyn Spurrier. I am new to childcare. I have babaysat a lot of kids of all ages. I was born in Noblesville, and gew up in Tipton. I moved to Lapel in 2019. I graduated high school early in December of 2022 from Lapel High School. I love music, rodeos, and playing cards. I am very excited to join the Primrose team. With joining the primrose team, I feel that I will be very sucessful and grow here. I have a few pets of my own starting iwht my kitty named Baby, my 2 hampsters named Winnie and Eoar. I am so excited to get to know all of the students and their families. Feel to stop in and say hi! 

  • Mrs. Maysa Alwadi, Pre Kindergarten 1 Teacher

    Mrs. Maysa Alwadi

    Pre Kindergarten 1 Teacher

    Hello! My name is Maysa Alwadi and I will be teaching here in this institution. I am originally from Jordan, but we lived in Australia 5 years ago. I completed my masters degree in Teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) in Sydney. I am married and have two little kids named Laila and Yousef. I taught in Jordan for seven and a half years in public schools. I was exposed to teach 6 year olds in Jordan, then moved to the primary and high school children. I was teaching in a preschool center in Sydney for almost 1 year before moving to the USA. In my spare time, I like playing with my babies outside. Also, we like sensory playing so we are always doing experiments at home. It is a great experience one will have in working with school kids because its fun and its so amazing to see how they develop their abiliites to do the things day by day. If you have any questions, feel free to stop by and say hi! 

  • Ms. Cassandra Lehmkuhl

    Explorers / Bus Driver

    I grew up in the state of Nebraksa. I have had five childhood homes and have lived in 5 different states, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Wyoming, and Indiana. Though I have never worked in a childcare facility, I do have some expeirience working with young children. I have been and in home caretaker to 2 kids, as well as a in home nanny to three kids. I am excited to be part of a staff so dedicated to caring for our next generation. Come by and say hi!

  • Ms. Ashley Divens, Explorer's Teacher

    Ms. Ashley Divens

    Explorer's Teacher

    Bio coming soon! 

  • Mrs. Karam Abu Mayaleh, support staff

    Mrs. Karam Abu Mayaleh

    support staff

    Hi! My name is Karam Abu Mayaleh. I am originally from Jordan, where I attended high school. I am married, and have two sons and two daughters. In my spare time, I enjoy taking walks and playing different sports. I have heard great things about Primrose, and am so excited to be a part of this team! I love children, and can't wait to see them learn and grow.

  • Mrs. Fatima Bani Melham

    Support Staff

    Hi my name is Fatima! I am 38 years old. I studied elementarty education in college. I love to learn and teach myself new things! In my home country I was a teacher, as well as a babysitter. I am a mother of four amazing kids! I love working at primrose to interact with all of the incredible children!

  • Mrs. Shwetha Kalburgisomashekar

    Support Staff

    Bio Coming Soon!

  • Mrs. Anissa Hafssa

    Support Staff

    Hello! My name is Anissa Haffass, and I am from Algeria. I graduate in 1994, but did not attend college because I got married and had my first child. I have worked in chidlcare in Algeria, and am excited to be apart of the Primrose Family! My family is my life, I live with my husband and four awesome kids. I am so exicted to be part of Primrose and work with all of the amazing chidlren!

  • Kimberly Kohl and Alan Adams, Franchise Owner

    Kimberly Kohl and Alan Adams

    Franchise Owners

    Kimberly Kohl and Alan Adams are the franchise owners of the Primrose School of West Fishers, as well as the Primrose School at Fishers Station. Kimberly is the on-site operator of both schools. Kimberly has two grown children, Brad and Taylor. Brad is a graduate of the University of Alabama and works and resides in Dallas, Texas. Taylor is a current college student. Her background in education and her love of children is what led her to open a Primrose School. Kimberly's professional career has been in education. She taught in the public schools for ten years at both the elementary and middle school levels. She holds an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and a Masters Degree in Education. Prior to making the decision to open their first school, Kimberly and Alan researched Primrose Schools and were thoroughly impressed by their approach to education, nationally accredited curriculum and their character development programs. As a parent herself, Kimberly understands the busy lives of today's parents and realizes the importance of having peace of mind that your child is in a safe, secure, and nurturing environment that provides stimulating educational development. In both schools, there is a focus on all of that and much more all for the benefit of the children entrusted to our care. Kimberly greatly loves spending her days working in both schools and she looks forward to each day with the students.

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