Mrs. Cook has taught for over 10 years in several schools in the area. She taught 4th grade in Jerome, Idaho where she was born and raised. She spent a few years in the junior high and in 6th grade. This is her first year at White Pine teaching 5th grade and enjoying every minute of it!
From Idaho State University, she received a Bachelors of Science and Masters in Education degrees. She learned there the importance of knowing and teaching the standards given teachers. Her philosophy of education is-
I can build success through
encouragement, teamwork, and high expectations. She has high expectations for her students and they live up to the challenge.