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ACYCP Board Member Bios

Cynthia J. Popovich, Ed.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP) program in the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh.  She is the ADP Coordinator of the Baccalaureate program and the Capstone Coordinator for the M.S. program.  In her previous job, she was the Professional Development Coordinator for Allegheny County, PA serving over 500 child care centers.  Placing both undergraduates and masters students at a variety of children, youth and family- serving sites around the Pittsburgh area brings her a great amount of satisfaction.  She received her B.S. degree from the School of Education at Penn State University and her M.S. in the Child Development/Child Care program and Ed.D. in School Leadership from the University of Pittsburgh. Most recently she joined a Muslim Ally group through the Collegiate YMCA where she is also a board member. Cindy is honored to have been asked to serve on the ACYCP board of directors.


Urgent Call for Action

Call for Action:

ACYCP calls the US government to urgently ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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FICE 2017

The Journal of Child and Youth Care Work
Volume 25: Trauma Informed Practice

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