Dr. Cynthia Thrasher Shamberger is an Associate Professor of Special Education in the Department of Middle Grades, Secondary, and Special Subjects at Fayetteville State University. She has experience as a special education teacher of children with mild to moderate disabilities. She earned a Master's in Special Education in behavioral and emotional disabilities. Her areas of expertise are collaboration among professional educators and their administrators, inclusive practices, and co-teaching. She is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.