preschool teacher | patti cook
Mrs. Cook (aka Grandma Dole) volunteered at St. Paul school for several years and now works as our Little Blessings preschool teacher. Mrs. Cook attended United Health Careers, San Bernardino Valley College, and UCLA. Mrs. Cook operated a licensed child care business in California, worked as an instructor at a technical college, was a regional supervisor, and was an owner of a geriatric dental practice. Since her time in Oregon, Mrs. Cook has worked with several Douglas county youth through the police explorer program, D.A.R.E. and was named youth leader of the year. Mrs. Cook was also trained as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children to advocate for abused and neglected children. She also has completed Oregon Registry of Professional Development Level 7 (equivalent to Child Development Associate (CDA)).