Mrs. Lana Cooley is one of four second grade teachers at Mazie Gable Elementary School. She is a graduate of Dallastown Area High School and Millersville University with a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary and early childhood education. She has also earned her Master's Degree in elementary education from Millersville University. This will be Mrs. Cooley's 31st year teaching with the Red Lion Area School District. She taught at North Hopewell Winterstown Elementary for 23 years, and joined the Mazie Gable community eight years ago. She feels fortunate for this move as it allowed her to meet more families, touch more lives, and expand her circle of friends. During Mrs. Cooley's first two years of teaching, she taught fourth grade. Since moving to second grade, she feels she has found where her heart truly belongs. She really enjoys working with the second graders as they have such enthusiasm and love for learning.
Mrs. Cooley lives in the Red Lion area with her husband and two daughters. Kaitlyn works at WellSpan York Hospital, and McKayla recently graduated from Jefferson University as an interior designer. Mrs. Cooley enjoys spending time with her family, reading, gardening, camping, visiting the beach, and she is a roller coaster enthusiast!
Mrs. Cooley's heart is devoted to her students. She enjoys her job very much and takes great pride in her students and in teaching. Mrs. Cooley gets a great deal of satisfaction watching her students grow throughout the year.