Mr. Little grew up in Seattle, attending Evergreen High School, in the Highline School District. He attended college at Washington State University in Pullman where he met his wife Cristi and they graduated together in 1976. He moved to Vancouver right out of college and began working in the Vancouver School District. Mr. Little worked in the Vancouver School District for 31 years as an Elementary teacher, Elementary Principal, Middle School Principal and a High School Principal. He retired as the Principal of Skyview High School in June of 2007, and was selected as the Founding President/Principal of Seton Catholic College Preparatory High School shortly thereafter. He retired in 2017.