Little Halos Faculty

Argyro Nikoletos, Pre-School Director
Argyro has been an important part of the Little Halos staff for over eight years.  Prior to becoming our Director, she was also a lead teacher for 7 years.  She is the mom of two children, Nicholas and Christina, both recent graduates of Little Halos.  After graduating from the First High School of Sparti, Greece, she came to Boston to attend college.  She graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Social Psychology, and she has completed the undergradutate Teacher Certification Program.  Argyro has extensive teaching experience as a lead teacher at the Head Start preschool in Malden, a tutor for the Everett Public Schools, and a substitute teacher for the Watertown Public Schools.  Throughout the years, Argyro has has also been a Greek school teacher in the afternoon Greek School Programs.
Despina Bouboulis, Lead Teacher

Despina was born and raised in Chios, Greece.  In 1986, she moved to Boston with her husband and dedicated herself to raising her three young sons.  A few years ago, she returned to school.  She now holds a degree in Early Childhood Education, froMiddlesex Community College.  Despina has many years of experience working with young children.  She joined the Little Halos team in 2010.

Alexandra Gerouki, Assistant Teacher
Alexandra was born and raised in Greece, and she has lived in the Boston area for the last 25 years.  Her academic background is in science and engineering. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Physics and a Master's and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, following studies in Greece, France, and the USA.  Alexandra joined Little Halos in 2011.
Anthi Rakatzi-Apodiakos, Assistant teacher


Anthi was born and raised in Limnos, where she graduated High school.  She then completed a pharmacy assistant certificate program at the School of Pharmacy in Athens. In 1997, she moved to Boston.  Since 2016, she joined the Little Halos team by assisting in our afternoon session.  Anthi is also a Greek School Teacher in an afternoon Greek school program.
Anthi Rakatzi-Apodiakos, Assistant Teacher
Anthi Rakatzi-Apodiakos, Assistant teacher


Anthi was born and raised in Limnos, where she graduated High school.  She then completed a pharmacy assistant certificate program at the School of Pharmacy in Athens. In 1997, she moved to Boston.  Since 2016, she joined the Little Halos team by assisting in our afternoon session.  Anthi is also a Greek School Teacher in an afternoon Greek school program.

Anthi was born and raised in Limnos where she graduated high school.  She then completed a pharmacy assistant certificate program at the School of Pharmacy, in Athens. In 1997, she moved to Boston and since 2016, she joined the Little Halos team by assisting in our afternoon session.  Anthi is also a Greek school teacher in the afternoon Greek school programs.

Ronni Olitsky, Music and Movement
Ronni has been a music educator in the Boston area for over 20 years.   
She was the early-childhood music educator at the Nashoba Brooks School for seven years.  Ronni was also one of the creators of the music program at
 
Warmlines/MSPP in Newton MA.  She instilled the love of music and movement to 1000's of families for over 13 years. 
She comes from a theatre background---she was actually a stand-up comedian in NYC!  Ronni also wrote and performed with the popular children's band THE POLKA-DOTS and pop/rock band THE SUGAR TWINS.
Dimitra Groumpou, Assistant Teacher

Dimitra Groumpou was born and raised in Kefalas, Sparta of Greece. She graduated from the High School of Sparti, Greece and studied “Early Childhood Education” at Department of Sciences of Education and Early Childhood Education of the University of Patras.   Her Bachelor Thesis concerned “The aggression of children in pre-school age”. Dimitra loves teaching children, and believes it is so important to help them in that age to learn and discover their strengths, their talents and the whole world!