Cooke Institute

Consulting & Training: Pre-K through High School/Transition

Impacting Educators & Students

Students Impacted Annually

Classrooms Served (Pre-K through 8)

Consulting Engagements (in literacy, math, and special education)

Professional Development Trainings Each Year

Educators Attending Cooke Professional Development Trainings Each Year

The Institute


Cooke’s consulting and training division, was established in 1995. The Institute furthers Cooke’s mission to share our knowledge with educators in the broader community. In the end, our goal is to improve the educational experience for all children.

Cooke Institute (CI) works directly with a multitude of educators in different roles to elevate outcomes in general and special education. Working with teachers and school leaders, CI consultants support educators to gain knowledge of the diverse needs of their students.

With this background, CI is able to facilitate the implementation of developmentally appropriate practices, differentiated instruction and proactive interventions with the end goal of promoting evidence based teaching This process advances the academic and social-emotional learning for all students.

Our Partners

Cooke Institute partners with NYC public, non-public, and charter schools in underserved communities with diverse student populations. As an approved NYC DOE vendor and New York State Education Department (NYSED) Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Professional Development (PD) provider, we will customize a consulting and training plan that fits the needs of your unique school community.




Corporate Partners


Our Services

Whether you are interested in professional development for your General Education teachers or Special Education teachers, our services include:



Pre-Kindergarten Coaching Services

A multi-faceted approach to coaching early childhood educators  focused on  the  diverse range of academic skills, social emotional competencies, and behavioral needs of 4 year olds.

Kindergarten - 8th Grade Consulting Services

Customized consulting plan for classroom teachers in literacy, mathematics, or special education focused on the diverse and unique learning needs of students.

High School / Transition Consulting Services

Individually designed for educators of High School students with disabilities planning for meaningful job-focused post-secondary options.


  • Customized workshops targeting your school’s unique needs.
  • Half day or full day options.

Our Approach

CI approaches coaching as an ongoing process. Consultants work collaboratively with teachers and school leaders to:

  • Assess and understand the diverse needs of their students.
  • Plan developmentally appropriate and differentiated instruction.
  • Implement evidence based teaching and inclusive practices.
  • Give continuously effective feedback to advance teaching and learning.