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Cassandra Manzo

Head Teacher (Science), Cooke Center Academy


Cassandra earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching Students with Disabilities (Grades 7-12). Since 2013, she has worked in the Science Department at Cooke Center Academy (CCA). Cassie’s focus on an environmental science and sustainability curriculum has led her to partner with the Battery Conservancy to develop student’s urban farming skills. Her teaching approach combines hands-on, multisensory activities with off-site education at local urban gardens in the New York City community.