Welcome to Our Preschool

My name is Jessica Cadd and I am the owner of Dandelion Preschool. Dandelion Preschool is a certified family child care home located in Forest Grove, Oregon. I run the preschool with my wonderful husband. As the provider, I have a degree in Elementary Education from George Fox University and have experience teaching in grades prek-2nd. My husband Benjamin has a degree in Children, Youth, and Family Studies.


Our preschool program runs from 8:30am-3:30pm with optional before (7:00-8:30am) and after care (3:30-5:00pm). During our program hours we serve an organic gluten free am snack, lunch, and pm snack. We welcome you to check out the tabs on our website for more information and to reach out if you have additional questions. Thank you for considering us as a choice to care for your precious kiddos!

Our Program Mission

At Dandelion Preschool we aim to provide a calm and loving environment for our students to build community, appreciate nature, and be excited about learning. We strive to create beautiful, organized, calming spaces for our students to learn and play. Along with this we focus on teaching emotions, communication, and mindfulness.


Once you join our preschool, you become a part of our Dandelion family. We also focus on community within our classroom by encouraging kindness, reinforcing positive behavior, and helping foster friendships. At our school we love to explore nature and play outdoors. We learn with all kinds of wooden and natural materials (many handcrafted from small businesses). The food we serve is all natural and gluten free.


As a licensed teacher I’ve always been passionate about igniting a love of learning in each of my students. Everyday we set up exciting opportunities for our kids to learn and grow!

About Our Educational Program


We are open year round with a school year program (September-June) and a summer program (July-August). The days we are closed are highlighted on our calendar.


We provide a healthy morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack during our program hours. All of the food we serve is natural and gluten free.


Our preschool program runs Monday-Friday between 8:30am–3:30pm. We also offer before care starting at 7:00am and after care ending at 5:00pm.

Program Reviews

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