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Cindy Brunswick

Senior Vice President, Program Delivery, New Teacher Center


Dr. Cynthia Brunswick is senior vice president of program delivery for New Teacher Center, a national

organization dedicated to improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of new

teachers and school leaders. She leads the organization’s national program delivery work, focused on

developing highly effective educators, and is a member of its senior leadership team.

Cynthia began her career teaching middle and high school at Lindblom High School on Chicago’s

Southside. Prior to joining New Teacher Center, she led the Center for Urban School Improvement

Professional Development for Network Schools at the University of Chicago’s work training coaches

and school leaders in literacy instruction across a network of schools on the city’s south side. Cynthia

joined New Teacher Center in 2006 to launch the organization’s proven, mentor-based induction

program in Chicago Public Schools. Under her leadership, New Teacher Center successfully grew its

Chicago office and partnership with Chicago Public Schools. She now leads the organization’s federal

Investing in Innovation (i3) grant work in eight high-needs districts across the country.

Cynthia is passionate about serving schools, teachers, and students in our hardest to staff districts.

She holds a doctorate at Loyola University, a master’s in education at Roosevelt University, and a

Bachelor of Science at Valparaiso University.