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Cindy Bishop has lived in Hurley for nine years. Cindy was Onteora’s Director of Pupil Personnel Services starting in May 2012, until she retired in June 2021. Her previous work experience includes serving as a general education teacher, special education teacher, and summer school principal; a special education training and resource center coordinator for Ulster BOCES; and the director of special education for the Hyde Park Central School District. Cindy holds a master’s degree in Special Education for Kindergarten through Grade 12, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education for Pre-K through Grade 6, both issued by SUNY New Paltz. She also earned an associate’s degree in Business from SUNY Orange and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts. Cindy has a granddaughter who attended Onteora’s Universal PreK program at Beginnings Preschool, and is currently attending Bennett Elementary School where she is fully enjoying 5th grade. Cindy's community service includes serving as a member of Woodstock Immigrant Support, volunteering at Needful Things - Curated Thrift in support of the Table at Woodstock, and volunteering for the Hurley Democratic Committee.