Dr. Cyndy Stone Allen joins Cumberland University as an Assistant Professor and Program Director of The Child Growth and Learning Program. Thirty-one years of teaching children and adults has afforded her varied opportunities to shape many hearts and minds. Dr. Stone Allen has had an impressive career teaching with Murfreesboro City Schools, teaching at Motlow State Community College, and serving as Parent Educator for The Family Center. She will be teaching undergraduate and graduate classes within the education department.
Dr. Stone Allen knowing that education is a lifelong process continued her own education in order to be better equipped to meet the evolving educational challenges. She completed her A.S., in Elementary Education from Motlow State Community College; B.S., Elementary Education from Middle Tennessee State University; M.Ed., Administration and Supervision from Middle Tennessee State University; Ed.S., Administration and Supervision from Middle Tennessee State University; and Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction from Tennessee State University.
Dr. Stone Allen has a passion for teaching and believes in educating the whole person, taking into account both the emotional and academic needs. Her teaching philosophy is driven by the quote,
“What is as important as knowledge?” asked the mind.
“Caring and seeing with the heart,” answered the soul.
Dr. Stone Allen most enjoys spending time with her daughter. She is active in her church and community and focuses on enjoying her many blessings.