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The Cooperative Preschool
Educational Staff

The Cooperative Preschool takes pride in our team of teachers and administrators. The school is committed to having highly qualified teachers with diverse backgrounds, passions and interests. 

Jen LaForge
     Preschool Teacher
Stacy Adams

Stacy has been a parent, board member, teacher and now serves as the director at The Cooperative Preschool.  Her son and daughter both attended The Cooperative Preschool, so she has been with the school since 2015!  She has a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Arizona and a Master of Arts in Education, Reading from Boise State University.  Stacy taught in the elementary classroom for 11 years before becoming a mom.  Stacy started teaching in the toddler program in 2016 and has taught both 1-2s and 2-3s classes, and became the director in 2021. Stacy loves to read, exercise, play board games, and spend time with her husband and two children.

Jen joined The Cooperative Preschool as a parent in 2015, joined the Board of Directors as the fundraising chair in 2016, and began teaching in the toddler program in 2017.  She began teaching in the preschool in fall of 2020, helping guide the program through the pandemic years.  Jen brings ten years of elementary teaching experience and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Washington State University, and a Master’s degree in Education from UNLV.  Her daughters, June and Frances, both graduated from the The Cooperative Preschool.  Jen’s favorite school activities are reading aloud and doing messy projects.  When she’s not at school,  Jen loves cooking, reading to her girls, and going on road-trips to visit family and friends.



Holland Jolley
     Preschool Teacher
Becky Anderson
    Toddler Teacher

Holland began teaching at The Cooperative Preschool in 2019. She has been a board member and began teaching in the toddler program. She moved to become a preschool teacher in 2022-2023. Holland has a BS in Elementary Education, a BS in Early Childhood Education from Oregon State University and she taught 1st, 2nd and 5th grades in California before moving to Boise. During her summers she worked as a coach for new teachers serving low income communities in LA with Teach For America and taught adult English Languages Learners at CWI. She has two daughters who both attended the school for 4 years. She loves hiking, biking, reading, children’s literature, and just playing outside with her family. 


Becky is a parent to a current preschooler at The Cooperative Preschool. She is the teacher of our 2-3's toddler class as well as taking on our preschool lunch program. Becky has a BS in Sociology from Portland State University and worked as a preschool teacher in Oregon after completing her degree. She has a a background teaching in special education as well.  Becky loves spending time with her family, whether it's in the garden, on a bike ride on the greenbelt, or their latest home DIY project.  

Anne Cirillo, Director
Anne Cirillo


Anne has been a teacher, director and parent at The Cooperative Preschool. She has a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Colby College and a Master of Education; Early Childhood from Boise State University. She has been an educator for over 30 years working as a classroom teacher, art teacher and administrator in a variety of programs and schools over the years. Her children, who are now in their 20's, attended The Cooperative Preschool in the late 90'. Anne is currently working with the staff to support re-accreditation efforts.

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