Dr. Cindy Bechinski has been an educator for 44 years, having taught in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Idaho. For 25 of those years, she taught sixth grade at McDonald Elementary School, served as Curriculum Director for the Moscow School District, and was Principal at McDonald until she retired in 2015. Dr. Bechinski earned her Ph.D. In education at the University of Idaho, a Master's in Counseling Psychology at Washington state University, a Master's in Curriculum and Instruction at Texas A&M, and her bachelor's in Elementary Education at Trenton State College in New Jersey.
Dr. Bechinski is enjoying retirement with her husband (and chihuahua), and visiting with her children and grandchildren. She is passionate about developing a strong and enduring Education Foundation for Moscow School District #281!