Cindy graduated from San Francisco State University with a Cultural Anthropology and Spanish major. She lived abroad and studied in Spain for two years. She received her moderate to severe special education credential at Sonoma State University. Cindy is currently teaching middle school students with orthopedic impairments, communication disorders and medically fragile. She is a certified trainer in non-violent crisis intervention and continuing her education in Augmentative Alternative and Communication and Assistive Technology. She is a very happy mother of two teenage boys.