Cindy Swanson - ISEA Ad-HOC Member
Cindy Swanson is the Teaching and Learning Specialist for Iowa State Education Association (ISEA). She oversees professional learning for educators as they build capacity to support the Core and ensure safe and supportive learning environments for ALL students. Cindy oversees the ISEA Professional Learning Academy .
Cindy’s education background spans 30 years. During the time she was Head of Professional Development for Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (AEA 9), the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) recognized her leadership and coaching abilities with professional school counselors in 22 districts to successfully use data and accountability systems. She also worked as Head of AEA Autism Team and as a School Improvement Consultant.
Cindy is a trainer in Fierce Conversations, Olweus Bullying Prevention, Second Step, Professional Learning Communities, PBIS, Owning UP, ASSETS (SEARCH Institute), and ELL: Culture, Equity & Language Training (NEA). She is on the state board for Iowa ASCD, Iowa School Counselor Association and NEA Content and Review Board.
She holds degrees in Social Work (MSW) and in Education (MS) with an emphasis in Human Performance Improvement.