Teachers



Theresa Frid-Lowndes: Director for preschool
Theresa has been the director and teacher at Little Green Apple since 1995.  She has an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor's Degree in Child and Family Studies.  Her experience includes teaching art classes, working in a Montessori classroom, and working in a Head Start classroom as well as volunteering in the community with various family and child related projects that advocate for child welfare.  Theresa has three daughters and has lived in the Portland area since 1986, when she moved here from Sweden.


Amy Bak: Team Teacher for 4's classes and Head Teacher of 3's class
Amy has been at Little Green Apple since 2017. She joined us more than 10 years of preschool and administrator experience. Amy graduated from Bringham Young University. Amy has spent time volunteering for Beaverton School District teaching art literacy, and volunteering for many other children related organizations. Two of Amy's children attended Little Green Apple Preschool.


Deb Halligan: Team Teacher for 4's PM class
Deb has been at Little Green Apple since 2018. She joined us with 20+ year experience teaching preschool in the community.

Courtney Matos: Teacher Assistant for 3's and 4's classes
Courtney has been at Little Green Apple since 2018. She joined us with 5+ years of experience teaching. Three of Courtney's children attended Little Green Apple Preschool.