Cindy Shepard, M.Ed. is an Early Childhood Special Educator and Child Life Specialist. Cindy graduated from the University of Vermont with a B.S. in Early Childhood Development and from James Madison University with a M.Ed. in Early Childhood Special Education. She has worked with young children and their families in school and hospital settings with a focus on social-emotional learning. She has facilitated social-emotional learning workshops for preschool teachers through Bank Street College of Education. She has two amazing daughters that are getting closer to leaving the nest. She finds great joy in helping children and their families and caregivers learn to fly together.