Cindy Barwick, Ed.S. Master of Education Instructor


Ed. S. Superintendent Certification, University of South Dakota
M.Ed., Iowa State University
B.A., Iowa State University

Cindy Barwick is the middle school principal for Sheldon (Iowa) Community School District. She also has seven years of experience teaching 1st-grade students, 7th-grade language arts, and 5th- and 6th-grade at-risk students. As principal, she has led her school to a commendable rating on the Iowa School Report Card; proficiency ratings of 90% in science, 90% in math, and 83% in reading on Iowa Assessments; an average daily attendance rate of 97%; and the successful bond vote and construction of a new school building.

Barwick earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Iowa State University, a Master of Education degree in educational leadership from ISU, and a education specialist, superintendent certification from the University of South Dakota.

Middle School Principal, Sheldon Community School District, Sheldon, IA, 2001–present

Interim Middle School Principal and Teacher, Decorah Community School District, Decorah, IA, 1994–2001

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

National Association of Secondary School Principals

American Association of School Administrators

School Administrators of Iowa

Phi Delta Kappa

Walt Whitman Club

School Administrators of Iowa Middle Level Principal of the Year

NASSP State Principal of the Year

School Administrators of Iowa District 12 Middle Level Principal of the Year

Iowa Bandmasters Association Outstanding Administrator Award