At the local, regional and national levels, Mrs. Cohen has been Vice-Chair of the Education Commission of the States, the public member representing CT on the Board of Trustees of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Vice-Chair of the Bloomfield Board of Education and member of the National Assessment Governing Board, to which she was appointed by the United States Secretary of Education. Currently she serves as Chair of the Hartford Jewish Coalition for Literacy, an organization she co-founded that provides reading tutors for at-risk K-3rd grade students in six Greater Hartford communities. As Chair of the Bloomfield Elementary Schools Building Committee, she oversaw the construction and renovation of her community’s 2 elementary schools, each of which received a national architecture award.
An alumna of Charter Oak State College, Mrs. Cohen holds a master’s degree in public administration from the Barney School of the University of Hartford.
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