MRS. NATALIE COOK – SECOND GRADE
Mrs. Natalie Cook is excited to join the Rhema family to serve as the second-grade teacher. Mrs.Cook is delighted by the opportunity to minister to students, families, and staff at Rhema. She looks forward to transforming students into the image of Christ while exploring education from a biblical worldview.
Mrs.Cook graduated with her M.A.T. in Elementary Education from Liberty University. She received her B.S. in Elementary Education from Liberty University with high honors. Mrs.Cook has taught in a variety of environments. Her experience in public, private, and international schools has allowed her to develop skills as an educator as well as nurture an awareness and appreciation for multicultural connections.
Shortly after commencing her college studies in Art History, Mrs.Cook met the Lord and was saved. With her life transformed, she dedicated herself to pursuing ministry full-time. For 10 years, Mrs.Cook served in a multitude of capacities within the non-profit sector. With a heart for discipling children, her passion and gifting led her to fulfill God’s calling on her life to be a teacher.
Mrs.Cook is passionate about serving the Lord by becoming the best, and most influential educator she can be. Her vision is to cultivate a classroom characterized by Christ that engages and challenges each student. Her hope is to foster the holistic development of students as they discover God’s Word and God’s world together. With a prayerfully expectant heart, Mrs.Cook looks forward to pouring out love onto her students. She is eager to develop partnerships with parents and collaborate with staff to effectively raise up Godly children.
Mrs.Cook and her husband, Bryan have been married for 9 years. They enjoy exploring nature, collecting vinyl, entertaining their Siamese cat, thrift store crawling and travel. They both serve in local leadership at their church and have a heart for overseas ministries.