We would like to give a big Good Sam welcome to Cynthia Cardenas, our new Senior Director of Family Services! Ms. Cardenas will be responsible for managing programs provided to families in the Early Head Start, Preschool, Parents as Teachers Program, and the Senior Center. Cynthia has 27 years of professional experience serving children and families. She worked as an advocate for young children in local non-profit organizations, as an early childhood director in nationally accredited programs, as well as served as an early childhood coordinator and taught in public schools.
Cynthia was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, where she lives with her husband and sons. She holds a Master of Education degree in School Administration from Trinity University and a Master of Education degree from Our Lady of the Lake University in Early Elementary Education with a Specialty in Early Childhood Education. She also has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Our Lady of the Lake University. She is most proud to be serving in the community where she and her family have always called home.