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Faculty Biography

Faculty Biography | Cindy Leonard

Cindy Leonard

Cindy Leonard, M.Ed.Lecturer

Contact Information:
Waterman 539C

Undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont in Early Childhood Development. Masters Degree from UVM in Reading and Language Arts. Fourteen years teaching experience in K -2 classroom . Currently a lecturer in undergraduate elementary education program, teaching Sophomore Block, Literacy and Classroom Management classes, as well as supervising senior practicum students. Also works as a certified trainer in the Responsive Classroom approach for the Northeast Foundation for Children.

Areas of Expertise:

Reading Education and Literacy; Social Justice

Courses Taught in the Last 5 Years

Planning, Adapting and Delivering Reading Instruction; Principles of Classroom Management and Organization; Student Teaching Practicum; Teachers and the Teaching Process


  • M.Ed. in Reading and Language Arts from University of Vermont
  • B.S. in Early Childhood Development from University of Vermont

Licensure or Certifications

  • Vermont Educator License, Level II, K - 6

Professional Associations

  • International Reading Association (IRA)