Cooke ALL Staff Newsletter: In the Mix!


Given that Mayor de Blasio has closed New York City schools, we are also shifting to fully-remote learning. The Department of Education has not indicated how long this will persist. I will keep you posted.

Please note: If you need to access 1713 Madison Ave, contact Del ( to make arrangements. (There will be 24-hour security.)

Be Well,

Copier Update

 The scan-to-email functionality in each of our copiers has been enabled. All of our machines have the ability to send email documents, as needed.

  • Mobile device wireless printing has been enabled.
  • While connected to the Cooke wireless network, you can get set-up instructions using your Android / iOS devices. Visit:

Note: Configuration will be downloaded to your device after clicking the URL. If prompted to sign in, please use your computer log-in information: / <network password>

Phone Update

We are still working with our voice provider to ensure that all phone lines are functioning correctly. If you experience any difficulties or have questions regarding usage, please contact IT at:

Cooke Institute is pleased to share this wonderful article written by our partners at Fordham University. The article discusses our PDRC session led by Cooke consultant/presenter, Monica Covington-Cradle. Please click below to read the full article: Innovative and Creative Techniques for the Blended Classroom.

Cooke/Moody’s Foundation Presented New Report at Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities hosted Cooke School and Moody’s Foundation to present findings from our newly-released research report, Roadmap to Inclusion: A Digital Skills Training Model for Young Adults with Disabilities. The report examines the current status of neurodiversity initiatives within the IT industry and explores the possible entry points to employment for young adults with developmental disabilities.

At the MOPD Council meeting on November 18, Jessica Nesbihal and Francis Tabone, presented highlights from the report, including these six employment trends that emerged from the research:

The event gave Cooke a platform to unveil components of a new Digital Skills for the Workplace Model. This business/education collaborative model will be used to create a new digital skills training program at Cooke.

Click here to download the report.

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