Dr. Cinciripino's Professional Background
Dr. Michelle Cinciripino came to the Daniel Boone Area School District in July 2017. Prior to her tenure here in Daniel Boone, Dr. Cinciripino served as an Associate Professor of Education at Chestnut Hill College and the Assistant Dean of Teaching and Learning at Pa Virtual Charter School.
Over the course of her career, Dr. Cinciripino has served many roles in school districts here in Pennsylvania. She began her career as an elementary school teacher in the Coatesville Area School District where she served students in second and fourth grade. After leaving Coatesville, Dr. Cinciripino served as an elementary building principal in the William Penn School District and the Perkiomen Valley School District. Following her time at the building level, Dr. Cinciripino joined the staff of Pa Virtual Cyber Charter and worked with the entire school as the Assistant Dean of Teaching and Learning. In this role, she was also responsible for weekly professional development, charter renewal, and special education compliance monitoring. Just prior to coming to Daniel Boone, Dr. Cinciripino worked at Chestnut Hill College as an Associate Professor of Education. In this role, she worked with aspiring teachers and school leaders as they progressed through their educational programming.
Dr. Cinciripino's won the Human and Civil Rights Award for her work on Coatesville's groundbreaking Read Across America program. This program brought together the entire community to celebrate reading and was highlighted by broad-based community, agency, and vendor support. During her time as a leader, she has developed new teacher induction programs in both the brick and mortar and virtual settings. She helped to oversee the return of the elementary Autistic Support program while serving as a building principal. During her tenure as a building principal, her school was recognized as a top 10% performing Title I school.
Dr. Cinciripino received her Doctorate from Widener University in Curriculum, Instruction and Staff Development. Her dissertation work focused on the developmental needs of new teachers. She received her Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction and her Principal's Certification from the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Cinciripino completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a certification in Elementary Education at Immaculata (College) University.