• Ms.Risa Cohen - Woodland’s Assistant Director of Educational Support and Innovation.

    Prior to District 50, Ms. Cohen served as the District Curriculum Coordinator for CCSD15 in Palatine, and is working toward completing a Doctoral Program through Western Illinois University. Ms. Cohen has experience with curriculum development and evaluation, supporting Dual Language programs, and has played an integral role in developing a Multi-Tiered Support System (MTSS) for literacy and math in her previous district.

    Ms. Cohen facilitates the District's MTSS and Home/Hospital Instruction programs.  Ms. Cohen is passionate about meeting the needs of staff so they can support the needs of their students and families.