Mrs. Zook has been a credentialed teacher since 2001, but has practiced being a teacher since she was six years old! Her first students were a group of Cabbage Patch Kids! She is passionate about creating opportunities for kids to learn through authentic and hands-on experiences. Mrs. Zook believes that kids learn best when they feel safe to take risks and make mistakes. She also believes that learning should be challenging, engaging, and FUN!
When not learning and playing with kids at school, Mrs. Zook is learning and playing with kids at home! She has a nine year old son, Owen, and a five year old daughter, Molly. Mrs. Zook loves to read, watch movies, and hang out with her family and friends. Mrs. Zook lives in Santa Cruz with her husband, Dave, her kids, their two cats. Mrs. Zook is thrilled to be a part of the Loma community!