Media Literacy and Education Director
Laquana Cooke is the Media Literacy and Education Director for 4th Family. She is a PhD Candidate in Communication and Rhetoric at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The goal of her research is to reconcile school-home-community boundaries and close STEM achievement gaps by creating generative STEAM Ed experiences for youth. She also works as a game designer, where she uses her roles in the workplace and in academia to develop Game-Based Learning (GBL) curricular and programs.