Cindy provides school support and supervision for nine Elementary schools, assisting with instructional leadership, professional development, and problem solving. Cindy’s schools include Bennett, Cherry Crest, Clyde Hill, Eastgate, Medina, Newport Heights, Somerset, Spiritridge, and Wilburton. Additionally, Cindy is providing leadership for our New Principal induction program.
Cindy grew up in Kirkland and attended Western Washington University, graduating in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts in Education. She then taught Special Education and Kindergarten in the Northshore School District. During her teaching career, Cindy obtained her Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction. In 1992, Cindy participated in the Danforth Educational Leadership program at the University of Washington, obtaining her principal credential. She was an elementary principal in Shoreline Public Schools for four years, then in the Edmonds School District for eight years. Additionally, Cindy provided principal coaching in the Edmonds School District and was a Professional Certification facilitator for City University. Cindy has been a Bellevue resident for the past thirteen years.
Cindy enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her father, Robert Marum is a retired Superintendent of ESD 121 (now Puget Sound ESD), who has greatly influenced her career and life. Cindy’s husband Mike, is a retired pilot and together they enjoy traveling, boating, entertaining, cooking and wine tasting. Other interests include attending live music concerts, Pilates classes, and reading.