About Us

Miss Jessica

My name is Jessica Cadd and I am the Owner of Dandelion Preschool. I graduated from George Fox University with my Bachelors in Elementary Education and an endorsement in ESOL. I student taught in second grade at Joseph Gale Elementary School and first grade at Banks Elementary School. Once I graduated, I ran a preschool program at Banks Elementary School. Most recently I was a long-term substitute for a Kindergarten classroom at Antonia Crater Elementary School. I have completed trainings in first aid/cpr, health/safety, and safe sleep. I hold a current food handlers card and am on the central background registry.

Mrs Donnita

My assistant at Dandelion Preschool is Donnita Cadd, my mother. She has a lot of experience with children through raising 4 daughters herself. She was PTO president at Dilley Elementary for 5 years and has provided childcare in the past in our home. Most recently she has been teaching preschool children with me yearly at Twin Rocks Friends Camp. She has completed trainings in first aid/cpr, health/safety, and safe sleep. She holds a current food handlers card and is on the central background registry.

2020-2021 Calendar Year

We are open year round with a school year program and a summer program. View our calendar to see which days we are closed


School Year Program:
September 1st to May 28th.

Summer Program:
June 1st to August 27th.


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Our Food Policy

Our home is 100% gluten free due to our own allergies. The food we serve is all gluten free, natural, and organic when available.


As a licensed facility, we are also required to follow the USDA guidelines. A menu will be provided weekly with our meals and snacks. Any substitutions will be listed as well.


Please let us know of any allergies or sensitivities your child has so that we can accommodate them. We will not allow any outside food/drink into our home for our own health as well as the health of any children in our care who may have allergies. Thank you for your understanding.

Our Daily Schedule

Before Care

7:00-8:00 Arrival/Choice Time


8:00-8:30 Breakfast Prep/Choice Time

Program Hours

8:30-8:50 Arrival/Choice Time


8:50-9:20 Breakfast


9:20-9:30 Circle Time


9:30-10:30 Learning Centers


10:30-11:10 Outdoor Play


11:10-12:00 Choice Time/Lunch Prep


12:00-12:30 Lunch


12:30-12:40 Read Aloud


12:40-2:40 Rest Time


2:40-3:00 Snack


3:00-3:10 Circle Time


3:10-3:30 Dismissal/Choice Time

After Care

3:30-4:00 Outdoor Play


4:00-5:00 Dismissal/Choice Time

We would love to hear from you!