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

Professional Associations

  • International Reading Association (IRA)

Licensure or Certifications

  • Vermont Educator License, Level II, K - 6
Cindy Leonard


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


    Email: Cindy.Leonard@uvm.edu
    Phone: 656-9689
    Office: Waterman 539C