Cynthia grew up in Northwest Connecticut where she graduated from Wamogo Regional High School in Litchfield. She then attended Ithaca College and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Business. Cynthia worked in human resources for a number or years before she obtained a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Canisius College. She held a position as a special education teacher at Erie-2 Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES and then was hired by SGI in 2009. She worked as a special education teacher at Springville and Colden Elementary Schools for 11 years. While working as a teacher, Cynthia earned her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Canisius College and was hired in January, 2020 as an assistant principal at Springville Elementary and Middle School.