A native of Houston, Texas, Cindy has had a successful and varied 25-year career in international education. Prior to joining CIS, Cindy served as the Executive Director of CASIE, the Center for the Advancement and Study of International Education in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Cindy has served as Head of School, Deputy Head, High School and Elementary Principal in five International schools. Not only has she taught in and established schools in Asia, South America, Europe, and the USA, but Cindy grew up in Libya, graduated high school in Scotland, and has attended Azusa Pacific University, and the University of Mississippi for post-graduate studies. Cindy holds a PhD in K-12 Educational Leadership with a specialization in Blended Learning and Student Achievement with Technology in ESL from The University of Mississippi.