Our Teachers and Staff

Becca Hughes

Becca is Co-Director of Little Friends Preschool and is also a lead teacher in the Pre-K Class. She was born and raised in Seattle and is a Little Friends alumna! She received her B.A. at Ripon College and her Master’s of Education from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Becca and her husband Nick have a passion for traveling, and love spending time outdoors. Becca’s other hobbies include art and art history, reading, writing, and socializing. Becca is also a mom of two boys and a baby girl!

Brie Remily

Brie is Co-Director of Little Friends Preschool and is also a lead teacher in the Morning Glories Class. She was born and raised in Seattle and is a Little Friends Alumna! Brie graduated with a BA in Society, Ethics and Human Behavior from the University of Washington and also completed graduate work at Seattle Pacific University in Marriage and Family Therapy. Brie spends most of her time with her twin girls,Joey and Caitie and her husband, Cliff. Brie enjoys time with her family, travel, reading, golf, socializing with good friends and living life to the fullest!  This is Brie’s 19th year with Little Friends.

Rosemary Baines

This is Rosemary’s 23rd year at Little Friends Preschool!  She grew up in Lombard, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, and received her teaching degree from Northern Illinois University in Dekalb (home of the other Huskies).  She taught preschool and 1st grade in the Chicago area before moving to Seattle in 1979 where she taught 1st grade and Kindergarten at St. Anne’s before coming to Little Friends in 1989.  Rosemary and her husband Bob have two sons:  Adam and Christopher.  Both were Husky marching band members!  Thanks to them she has become a self-proclaimed “band geek” as well as a big Washington Husky fan!  Rosemary’s other hobbies include watching the Mariners, gardening, walking Greenlake, going to musicals at the 5th Avenue Theater and getting together with friends.

Kari Hale

Though originally from Wisconsin, Kari is now a tried-and-true Seattleite. Kari and her husband Seth live in Wallingford with their two daughters Ruby and Georgia. As a family they enjoy camping, hiking, and traveling. Kari is also a jewelry designer and spends a lot of time with various artistic endeavors. She was educated at North Seattle Community College and has also taken continuing education credits through the Child Resource Center. This is her 20thth year at Little Friends Preschool.

Barbara Resnick

Barb earned her B.A. and K-8 teaching certificate from the University of Washington.  She has been at Little Friends Preschool for 22 years and has taught all levels. She lives in Wallingford with her daughters, Maisy and Clara. Her hobbies include following all Seattle sports teams, collecting and selling on e-Bay, and all things Christmas!