Education:B.A., Universidad de Puerto RicoM.A., Universidad de Puerto RicoPh.D., University of TexasAreas of Specialization:Latin American Literature Business Spanish Special InterestsComposition and Oral Expression Associate Director, Global Education and Partnerships (Fall 2008)
Cynthia (Cindy) Doutrich is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. and M.A. in Spanish and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, with an emphasis in Bilingual Education. She has studied and lived in Argentina, Panama, Ecuador and Mexico and has traveled extensively throughout Latin America. Cindy is also the author of Nuevos Destinos, published by McGraw-Hill. She has presented workshops and sessions at professional conferences on a variety of topics, including the use of video in foreign language classes, developing oral and written skills, using ACTFL guidelines in designing classroom activities, making connections with the community through interviews of native speakers, and teaching students with special needs. Cindy is an Associate Professor of Spanish, the Foreign Language Coordinator, and the Spanish Education Coordinator at York College of Pennsylvania where she has taught since 1987. The courses she teaches include beginning and intermediate level Spanish language courses, Reading Strategies, Advanced Oral and Written Spanish, Advanced Spanish Grammar, Spanish Translation, Spanish American Culture and Civilization, Hispanic Cinema, and Spanish Linguistics.