Cindy is the Program Coordinator for the Practitioner Program which encourages child care directors and other early childhood educators to complete their B.S. degree. With more than 25 years of experience educating educators, Cindy has taught graduate and undergraduate level courses at Pitt, Community College of Allegheny College, and Carlow University.
Currently, Cindy is working on a research study that will explore the relationship of child care directors as leaders and their early play experiences. Having started her career as a preschool teacher, she firmly believes in the importance of play for children of all ages and the many ways play contributes to all areas of development.