Faculty & Staff Profiles

Cynthia Olivas, M.A. (2007)
College of Education and Organizational Leadership (CEOL)
Education Departmenrt
Assistant Professor of Education

M.A., Pacific Oaks College
B.A., Pacific Oaks College
A.A., Cerritos College

Cindy Olivas is an Assistant Professor of Education and a full-time faculty member of the Advanced Studies and Human Development Department. Her administrative role includes Regional Academic Coordinator for University of La Verne’s Orange County Campus. Cindy received her B.A. and M.A. in Human Development from Pacific Oaks College located in Pasadena, California. She specialized in Early Childhood Development, Developmental Education, and Leadership and Administration. Prior to teaching for the University of La Verne, Cindy served as a Preschool Program Director as well as taught Kindergarten, Third, and Fifth grades. Along with being a full-time faculty member for the University of La Verne, Cindy enjoys working with local school districts conducting curriculum in-services for the Head Start, Early Start, and State Preschool teachers. Her passion lies in teaching teachers meaningful ways to incorporate relevant math experiences into the preschool classroom. Cindy contributes math lessons to NCTM Illuminations and writes curriculum for Pre-K STMath, a spatial-temporal computer-based mathematics program developed by the MIND Research Institute. Cindy attributes her success in the classroom to staying current in the field of Early Childhood Education, and to the learning she encounters everyday through real-life experiences with college students, children, and families.

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Phone: 5431
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University of La Verne
1950 3rd Street
La Verne, CA 91750
(909) 593-3511
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