Zachary Cohen

Zachary Cohen

Educational Adviser, Young Scholars Program

As an educational adviser, Zach provides academic advising and access to educational opportunities to the Foundation’s Cooke Young Scholars.

Zach joined the Foundation in June 2019. Before joining the Foundation, he was a 2014 Teach For America South Dakota Corps Member where he taught high school math in the Rosebud Indian Reservation. After completing his corps commitment, Zach transitioned to being his school’s college counselor, working to support middle and high school students in creating pathways to college. He then spent time at public charter high school in Boston where he taught AP Physics and again served as a college counselor.

Zach earned a B.A. in international studies from American University and a M.S. in educational studies with a focus on secondary education.