Cindy Fitzthum has worked at St. Cloud State University since 2013 in many different capacities; including Director of Economic Education, Social Studies Teaching Faculty and Director, American Democracy Project Coordinator and Winter Institute Director. Prior to SCSU, she taught high school social studies at Sartell High School and Princeton High School while also adjunct teaching at SCSU and Anoka Ramsey Community College.
Cindy has a MA degree in Economics Education from the University of Delaware and is completing her dissertation for her doctorate in Higher Education Administration at St. Cloud State University. She also holds a current Minnesota 5-12 Social Studies teaching license and is completing field work for her K-12 Minnesota Principal License.
Her professional work includes research on student debt and curriculum writing with the Council for Economic Education. She has written numerous economic education curriculum packages, facilitated workshops for K-12 teachers and presented at state and national conferences. She also continues to work with Anna Marie's Alliance to provide economic education to K-6 children residing within the shelter.
Cindy is married to Ryan and has two daughters, Carly (4) and Rory (1) with the third due in December. She enjoys reading, walking, going to the cabin and traveling in her free time.