Cindy received her BA degree at Northern Illinois University with a minor in sociology and her multiple-subject teaching credential at Cal-State Dominguez Hills. She has worked as a substitute teacher in the Torrance, Redondo Beach and Hermosa Beach school districts teaching elementary level students. In that capacity, she has completed numerous long-term teaching assignments at the second and third grade levels. In addition, she has worked as a tutor for Tutor Doctor and Apple One Learning tutoring elementary level students on a one-on-one basis. Cindy has also taught Sunday school to pre-school students. Cindy has a great passion for teaching and is always striving to encourage her students to do their best academically. It is also important to her that students feel comfortable with her, especially in a case where they need emotional/social support. She also makes the effort to check-in with her students to make sure they are staying organized for school.