Primrose School of Wichita West

Our Staff

  • Emily Brungardt, Director

    Emily Brungardt

    Director
  • Ms. Winegarner, Assistant Director

    Ms. Winegarner

    Assistant Director

    Ms. Winegarner joined our Primrose team with 7 years of child care teaching experience; working with all ages. She has her Associates Degree in Early Child Education and working on finishing up her Bachelors. We are excited to have her expertise join our leadership team as the Assistant Director. As an Assistant Director, she enjoys being able to watch children grow along with coaching the teaching staff. Ms. Winegarner is thrilled to be apart of the Primrose Team!

  • Ms. Murdock, Leadership Team Member

    Ms. Murdock

    Leadership Team Member

    Ms. Murdock has about 3 years of early childhood experience and loves working at Primrose. The love and connection she gets to see between the children, parents, and teachers makes her day. Each child is made to feel special and important, and she works hard to make sure every child’s needs are met. She can't wait to learn more about your family! Ms. Murdock is currently working on completing her Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education.





  • Ms. Shirkey, Curriculum Coach

    Ms. Shirkey

    Curriculum Coach

    Ms. Shirkey joined our team with 2 years working with children in a childcare setting. She has an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts and Science and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. Ms. Shirkey’s favorite part of the day is project time. She loves to see when the children use their imaginations and creativity but also when they complete a task, the look on their face of how proud they are in what they just accomplished is priceless. Ms. Shirkey’s favorite puppet is Molly the cow because she teaches us how to respect others and teaches us how we should treat one another. She wants her children to know that she will always be here for them to help them feel safe, comfortable and important. We are so pleased to have Ms. Shirkey as a part of our Primrose Team

  • Ms. Carter, Closing Manager

    Ms. Carter

    Closing Manager
  • Ms. Hatzenbuhler, Primrose Chef

    Ms. Hatzenbuhler

    Primrose Chef

    Ms. Koziarz is joining our team after having a home daycare for 2 years. She will be our Chef here at Primrose Wichita West. Ms.Koziarz loves to cook and enjoys trying new recipes. She believes leading kids by a good example for good nutrition habits. Ms. Koziarz hopes by going into each classroom to serve food she can teach the children the importance of the nutritious food. We are excited to have Ms. Koziarz has a part of our team.

  • Ms. Adkins, Infant Lead Teacher

    Ms. Adkins

    Infant Lead Teacher

    Ms. Adkins has worked in childcare for over 6 years! She loves working with infants and toddlers! She enjoys circle time!

  • Ms. Galimi, Evening Infant Support Teacher

    Ms. Galimi

    Evening Infant Support Teacher

    Ms. Galimi has been a great addition to our Primrose Team. She has been with us, almost a year. She really loves all ages but can't get enough of our infant room. She is a current evening teacher for infants and loves watching them learn and grow!

  • Ms. O' Connor, Infant Support Teacher

    Ms. O' Connor

    Infant Support Teacher
    Apple of Our Eye

    Ms. O' Connor is our infant closer! She is currently in high school! We love having her apart of our team!

  • Ms. Linebaugh, Young Toddler Lead Teacher

    Ms. Linebaugh

    Young Toddler Lead Teacher

    Ms. Linebaugh is our young toddler lead teacher. She has joined us all the way from Michigan. She loves seeing the children master new things. We are so happy to have her at Primrose.

  • Ms. Schmidt, Young Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Schmidt

    Young Toddler Assistant Teacher

    I am in college to become a teacher with a minor in psychology. I like to create things, love artist related things! I also enjoy traveling.

  • Ms. Walker, Toddler Support Teacher

    Ms. Walker

    Toddler Support Teacher

    Ms. Walker has been a great asset to Primrose! She is very loving and caring to the children! Ms. Walker has great time in Wonder Hall. We are happy to have her here!

  • Ms. Wiebe, Toddler Lead Teacher

    Ms. Wiebe

    Toddler Lead Teacher

    Hello! I am married with a daughter! I love camping, crafting, and I am very passionate about education!

  • Ms. Dell, Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Dell

    Toddler Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Dell is our older toddler assistant! She loves dancing with the students! We are happy to have her apart of our team!

  • Mrs. Garden, Early Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Garden

    Early Preschool 1 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Garden is the lead teacher in our early preschool 1. She loves seeing the children learn and grow! She always has fun activities planned for the children to get their minds and bodies moving! She has worked with children for 15 years. Ms. Garden graduated in 2013 from WSU with a BA in Social Work and an Associates in Early Childhood.

  • Ms. T. Orr, Early Preschool 1 Assistant Teacher

    Ms. T. Orr

    Early Preschool 1 Assistant Teacher

    Ms. T. Orr loves reading on her personal time and spending time with family! We are happy to have her apart of the Primrose team!

  • Ms. Krausch, Early Preschool 1 Support Teacher

    Ms. Krausch

    Early Preschool 1 Support Teacher

    Ms. Krausch just recently joined our Primrose Team. We are very happy to have her on board. She is patient with the children and observant. She has enjoyed learning new things every day!

  • Mrs. Smith, Lead Early Preschool 2 Teacher

    Mrs. Smith

    Lead Early Preschool 2 Teacher

    Ms. Smith comes to Primrose with three years’ experience working with children. Her favorite puppet is Ally the bunny because she teaches us about responsibility and learning this early in life is a great character trait to have. Ms. Smith favorite part of the day is being outside she loves playing and working on large motor skills with the children. Ms. Smith wants her children to feel safe and protected as well as the parents feel comfortable to leave their children with her. We are glad to have Ms. Smith as a member of our Primrose team.

  • Ms. K Haught, Early Preschool 2 Support Teacher

    Ms. K Haught

    Early Preschool 2 Support Teacher

    Ms. K. Haught loves watching movies in here spare time and being surrounded by family/friends! We are happy to have her apart of our Primrose Team1

  • Mrs. Jenesse, Pathways Teacher Lead Preschool

    Mrs. Jenesse

    Pathways Teacher Lead Preschool

    Mrs. Jenesse is our Preschool Pathways Lead teacher! We are thrilled to have her apart of our Primrose Team!

  • Ms. Hill, Preschool Pathways Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Hill

    Preschool Pathways Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Hill enjoys working with children and is our closing toddler teacher! We are thrilled to have her apart of our team!

  • Mrs. Olmsted, Lead Preschool 1 Teacher

    Mrs. Olmsted

    Lead Preschool 1 Teacher

    Mrs. Olmsted is our Preschool 1 Lead teacher! She loves playing her son and snuggling with her dog! We are happy she is here apart of our team!

  • Ms. Sorensen, Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Sorensen

    Preschool 2 Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Sorensen has been in childcare for 4 years! She is going to college to get her Early Childhood Degree. She also has 2 dogs, a vizsla and a dalmatian.

  • Ms. LaValle, Pre-Kindergarten 1 Assistant Teacher

    Ms. LaValle

    Pre-Kindergarten 1 Assistant Teacher

    Ms. LaValle loves spending time with family, friends, and her dogs. Food, kids, the gym, and yoga make her very happy!

  • Ms. Gamble, Pre-Kindergarten 1 Support Staff

    Ms. Gamble

    Pre-Kindergarten 1 Support Staff

    Ms. Gamble loves art and painting. She enjoys working with children! We are happy to have her part of the Primrose Team!

  • Mrs. Orr, Pre-Kindergarten 2 Lead Teacher

    Mrs. Orr

    Pre-Kindergarten 2 Lead Teacher

    Ms. Orr has worked with children for 30 years as a teacher and an Assistant Director. She is very passionate about children! Ms. Orr is married with 2 children and 2 grandchildren.

  • Mrs. Haught, Pre-Kindergarten 2 Assistant Teacher

    Mrs. Haught

    Pre-Kindergarten 2 Assistant Teacher

    Ms. Haught is married with three beautiful daughters! She has 9+ years of childcare experience.

  • Ms. Mattson, Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Ms. Mattson

    Kindergarten Lead Teacher

    Hello! I am from Virginia and play the French horn! I enjoy reading, being outside, and hanging out her cats! She enjoys music time with her classroom!

  • Ms. Sommer, Explorer Support Teacher

    Ms. Sommer

    Explorer Support Teacher

    Ms. Sommer is out Explorers Closer! She is currently in high school and loves coming here to have fun with the students! We are happy to have her here

  • Ms. Teran, Support Teacher

    Ms. Teran

    Support Teacher

    Ms. Teran has a big heart and loves all ages of children. Her favorite thing about teaching is seeing the children have light bulb moments with their learning. We love having her a part of our team. You will see her helping all rooms when needed.

  • Ms. Koehn, Support Teacher

    Ms. Koehn

    Support Teacher
  • Ms. Hay, Support Teacher

    Ms. Hay

    Support Teacher

Franchise Owner

My dear friends thank you for your interest in Primrose School of Wichita West. My name is Anjana and my wonderful husband is Rajesh. We were thrilled to provide the very first premier educational ...

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