Come Work at Cooke

Join Our Team

As a Cooke School and Institute team member, you’ll be a part of a community dedicated to the learning, growing, and nurturing of its students. At Cooke, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside those who are passionate about education and committed to making a difference. Give your career the foundation it deserves with us!

Mission and Values

We envision a world in which all people with special needs are included as valued members of their communities, leading independent and purposeful lives.

Educational Approach

We use an innovative, strengths-based and inclusive approach to education, valuing student diversity as a way to build strong communities while leading the standard for quality special education in NYC.


In addition to our students, we believe in empowering our faculty and staff with educational and wellness offerings.

Diversity & Inclusion

Everyone, regardless of race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation, is welcome at Cooke with open arms.

Take the next step and join us at Cooke.

Planning Giving

Legacy giving is very important to Cooke’s sustainability.  Please contact Michael Eaton at for more information.

Through the Affinity Membership Program, TD Bank will make an annual contribution to Cooke School based on the activity of all participating members’ TD Bank accounts.

Eligible accounts include:

  • Checking – Business & Consumer

  • Savings

  • Money Market

  • Certificate of Deposit

  • Retirement

If you are already a TD Bank customer, please visit any one of their locations and ask to have your balances included as part of the Cooke’s Affinity Membership Program (code: A1923).

Please see the Affinity Membership Program flyer for more information.