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Cindy Bourdo

Cindy Bourdo

Fifth-Grade English Language Arts Teacher

I am currently a fifth-grade language arts teacher at a suburban school outside of Milwaukee. This is my first year in fifth grade—I previously taught third and sometimes fourth grade for approximately 15 years. I earned my National Board certification in 2013 and currently serve as a mentor to other teachers going through the National Board process. I’m constantly looking for ways to improve my teaching and truly enjoy sharing my experience with those who are new to the profession.

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  • New Teachers

    The Biggest Lesson of My First Year Teaching

    A veteran teacher shares how she learned the value of prioritizing relationships when she was just starting out in the classroom.