Ms. Elana Kook
Ms. Elana Kook is a member of the English department and serves as the Freshman Advisor. Ms. Kook earned her BA from Yeshiva University with summa cum laude honors where she majored in English literature, completed a minor in history, and served as editor-in-chief of the newspaper. Ms. Kook received her MA in adolescent literacy from Fordham University, where she also completed her NY State professional teaching certification. As a member of Teach For America, Ms. Kook taught middle school English language arts in a New York City public school. Most recently, she taught English at Yeshiva University High School for Girls where she also served as the freshman grade dean. Ms. Kook currently lives in Riverdale with her husband (a proud TABC alumnus!) and daughter.