Parents and Families

Welcome to the H.D. Cooke Family!

The Parent Teacher Association is a comprised of parents, teachers and community members who want to support the students at H.D. Cooke Elementary School. We meet monthly to share and plan for the future at Cooke. If you are interested in participating with the PTA please attend our next meeting.  Please check the calendar section of the website for the date.  We meet in the cafeteria and look forward to seeing you there.

PTA Board Members:

  • Co-Presidents: James Ford and Sandra Rivera
  • Vice President: Trausito Portillo
  • Treasurer: Sophie Rigny
  • Secretary: Libbie Buchele
  • Corresponding Secretaries: Deborah Saxon, Ms. Awuna-Akaba
  • Vice Treasurer: Jessica Silva

There are also several support committees that are forming including but not limited to fund raising, special events, and academic support. If you have other suggestions please join us at a meeting to provide your input. ALL ARE WELCOME!!

Weekly Meeting for Parents with Pre-school children Mondays from 9am to 10am in the Teacher's Lounge. [see attachment below]

Parenting Group provided by the Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Support Collaborative.
Highlights: child development; understanding child's behavior; understanding and controlling anger; resolving conflicts in a positive way; positive discipline and reducing the influence of media on children.
Takes place every Thursday at 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM @ HD Cooke.
Questions? Please contact Silvia A. Diaz, Family Parent Community Education Coordinator, Columbia Heights Shaw Family Support Collaborative, 1470 Irving Street, NW, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20010
202-319-7599 Ext. 2208

To join the H.D. Cooke PTA, a minimum donation of $10 per family is requested.  If your family is unable to contribute the minimum donation, please contribute what you can.  The form is available for download below.

Finally, we have an online parent group where we exchange ideas and work to keep everyone informed of school events and information. If you are interested please join. The link can be found below.
Click to join HDCookeParents

Click to join HDCookeParents

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