Cynthia is the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Vermont Manager. T.E.A.C.H. is an education scholarship project within VTAEYC’s quality improvement programming. Cynthia began her career as a licensed Vermont early childhood educator working with toddlers and preschoolers. Later, she moved into administrative positions as the Executive Director of Hunger Mountain Children’s Center, Flanders Early Learning Center at Goddard College and then Burlington Children’s Space for over a decade. She then shifted trajectories slightly to engage in early childhood community organization work through Building Bright Futures (BBF) first as a regional coordinator and later as the Vermont State Early Childhood Action Plan Coordinator. Cynthia is an avid gardener, cook and homebrewer who loves to kayak, socialize where there’s live music and break bread often with family and friends.