|Forrest Cooper, Options Program Director and Secondary Coordinator/Teacher
Mr. Cooper has been in the classroom for most of his thirty years, teaching over 45 different classes at the high school level, mostly math, social studies and computer classes. A graduate of Crook County High School in Prineville, Oregon, Mr. Cooper appreciates the small town feel of the Fern Ridge area and enjoys interacting with students, parents and teachers alike. Mr. Cooper has a Masters in Math Education from Portland State University and a Bachelor Degree in Marketing from the University of Oregon. Mr. Cooper enjoys remodeling, yard work, rockhounding and playing guitar/singing (Google “Forrest Cooper music” to find some of his songs).
Jessica Coone, Options Instructional Assistant and Receptionist
“Miss Jessica” is in her second year with Options. She graduated from Elmira High School and has been working on a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature. Jessica handles some of the IEP scheduling in addition to her Options work. She enjoys birds and reptiles (has a Bearded Dragon named “Sparky”), and traveling around the state, as well as spending time with family and friends. Jessica volunteers with the Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) Club at the high school, helping them prepare for regional and state contests.