Dr. Cynthia B. Wooten is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Elementary Education. She received her bachelor's degree from North Carolina Central University majoring in Elementary Education; her master's degree from North Carolina Central University in Educational Media and Technology; a second master's degree from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Elementary Education. She received her terminal degree (Ph.D.) from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Reading. She also holds a certification for the instruction of Academically Gifted students.
Dr. Wooten's passion for working with students spans over 17 years. She has worked as an elementary educator for students in grades 2-4, as well as with academically gifted students in the Guilford County School System. As a graduate student/assistant at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Dr. Wooten instructed, supervised and prepared preservice teachers for their role in education. While employed as an assistant professor at Bennett College for Women, in Greensboro, NC, Dr. Wooten taught and advised education majors and served the department/unit as Interim Chair. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Winston-Salem State University supervising middle grades preservice teachers of science. Dr. Wooten is a lifelong learner, always seeking ways to improve her practice and better prepare educators of tomorrow. She looks forward to positively impacting the lives of our teacher candidates and their future students as this new passion in Bronco territory, gives her an opportunity to share the experiences she gained as a classroom teacher. Dr. Wooten enjoys spending time with her family, reading, working in her yard, swing dancing, and participating in water aerobics; however, do not let it surprise you if you see her with a toolbox, as she also loves tinkering with tools to problem solve and troubleshoot. EDUC 310 Foundations of Education EDUC 330 Educational Psychology and Human Development