"Iwona is dependable, responsible, trust worthy and very dedicated to her job as a teacher and a parent. She is a hard worker, great team worker, and tremendous asset to our school and the Polish Community."  -Mrs. Dajnowska, Principle of the Polish School

IQPreschool is owned and directed by Iwona Erbe. Iwona is a Licensed and Certified Family Childcare Provider with the State of Oregon.

Iwona has extensive experience with children. She was a preschool teacher in Portland’s Polish School in North Portland, assists in children’s classes at Aikido Northwest in Milwaukie, Oregon, and was a nanny for 5 years.

Her Master Science Degree from Oczapowski University in Olsztyn, Poland helped her design a unique preschool program base on research, observation and experience. Iwona is constantly developing and educating herself in early childhood studies. Her preschool curriculum will continue to adapt and advance with the latest childcare ideals and philosophies. 

Children are Iwona’s passion. She loves to watch them grow and to help them learn the skills they need in life. She has 2 children of her own: Aniela 14, and Severyn 10.

Iwona’s interests are hiking, traveling, gardening and Aikido. She has a 3rd degree black belt in the Art of Aikido.

Iwona is looking forward to interacting with your children, and meeting you.