New York Education Advocacy Services2018-08-20T15:22:16+00:00

New York Education Advocacy

Cahill Strategies, LLC. helps provide education-related companies strategic advice and practical assistance with State and Local decision-makers i.e.:  NYSED, NYCDOE, and NYS local public school districts to develop new schools and programs in today’s education market.

Cahill Strategies possesses significant experience representing a wide variety of general and special education clients, including institutions of higher education and affiliated foundations, for-profit education providers, networks of innovative early childcare, pre-k, elementary and secondary schools, non-profit education organizations, and leading specialized technology providers.  Our team of professionals provides strategic advice across a broad range of issues in the area of education policy.  We possess an in-depth understanding of substance and legislative processes coupled with political savvy to achieve our clients’ long-term visions and objectives.

In addition to our General Education Services, Cahill Strategies has tremendous experience in the area of Special Education programs and services as it relates to Early Intervention, Special Education Pre-K, Special Education for K-12, as well as the transition to adult programs and services.  We have comprehensive knowledge in dealing with the NYSDOH, NYCDOH, NYSED, NYCDOE, and OPWDD.

Our services include:

  • Program and Services Approval;
  • Program Expansion;
  • Rate and Funding Issues;
  • Building and Site Approval;
  • Procurement and Grants;
  • Education Advocacy;
  • Legislative Bill Tracking.

We represent for-profit and not-for-profit programs and services in New York State, New York City, and surrounding regions including Long Island and can deal with licensing, program approval, building, and renovation issues, in addition to identifying and securing funding opportunities.  We will work to build relationships for you with key decision makers and stakeholders.

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diane-cahillFounder, Diane Cahill  has been a lobbyist and advocate for education and healthcare, focusing on children and adolescents with special needs and their families for more than two decades. Having worked in the field of autism as an outreach coordinator and community liaison in the New York region, she has gained the respect of the healthcare, education, and special needs communities through her efforts to raise awareness and advocate for people with autism and other special needs. –

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maria-simeoneEducation Director / Mediator, Maria Simeone is a veteran education consultant and mediator, with a successful career in dispute resolution in New York, particularly across Long Island. Experienced in Mediation and Arbitration, she has consulted for clients in the areas of Agriculture, Construction, Custody and Visitation, General Education, Special Education – Early Intervention and School Age, Adult Services for the Disabled, Veterans Services, Elder Care/Guardianship, and Lemon Law Arbitration.

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