Cynthia McDermott: Children are good at it when left alone to imagine, create and engage without having to follow rules and direction.
Cynthia McDermott is Chair of the Education Department at Antioch University, Los Angeles. McDermott was awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to do research and teach at the University of Sarajevo in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the 2010/2011 academic year, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. She recently was named to the advisory board of the International Step by Step Association. McDermott is the proud mother of two grown children and a recent grandmother.