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Meredith Trojan- Pre-K Teacher (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)

Meredith grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia and received her Bachelors degree in Biology at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA and her Master’s degree in Speech and Communication Disorders at the University of Virginia. She has a husband and two boys, ages 12 and 15. They have lived in Washington, D.C., Pittsburgh, PA and Shanghai, China, and then permanently settled in Lake Oswego in 2015.  She has worked as a preschool teacher since 2019.   She has always enjoyed working with children, and helping them grow and learn through the early years. Outside of teaching, she enjoys traveling, walking her dog Lucy, reading, spending time with her family and watching her boys play sports

Candace Ray- Pre-K Teacher (Tuesday and Thursday)

Candace Ray was born and raised in the Portland area. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education and has been a Preschool Director since 1998. Candace started as a preschool assistant when she was 16 and decided that children were her passion. During college she was a preschool teacher and was promoted to a director after graduating. Since 1998, she also has run a variety of summer camps for children ages preschool and middle school as a director. Candace is married with 4 children. 

Candace has been the Director at CCEP since August of 2011.

Brittnea Corless- Pre-K Teacher (Monday-Friday)

Brittnea’s love for children has led her to pursue her Early Childhood Education degree, which she is currently working to complete. She has taught Pre-K, at CCEP, since 2018. Some of her interests are hiking, photography, traveling, playing sports. She also enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Brittnea has been with CCEP since September of 2018.