Ms.Cook joined Newman in 2009. Prior to working at Newman, she taught at St. Andrew in Rock Falls. Ms. Cook teaches Chemistry 1, Earth Science, Honors Chemistry, Physical Science, and Physics. She graduated from Newman in 1993. Ms.Cook earned her Bachelor of Science degree from St. Ambrose University and received her teaching certification and Masters in Education from Western Illinois University. She also completed the Masters in Science Education program through Western Governors University. Ms. Cook is the faculty advisor to the Science Club as well as National Honor Society.