As a former middle school math teacher for almost 30 years, Cindy has taught using CMP for over 15 years at 6th, 7th and 8th grade. She also has a broad range of experience supporting CMP teachers as a coach and as a professional development provider. Cindy is currently the Executive Director of the Center for Professional Development and Education Reform in the Warner Graduate School of Education at the University of Rochester. In this role she has provided professional development to hundreds of school districts and thousands of teachers, bridging what we know about high quality math teaching and learning into the classroom. This has included a significant focus on the use of CMP in middle school classrooms.