Ms. Cynthia Catledge

I was born and raised in Chicago Illinois. I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Roosevelt University in Chicago. In 1995, I began my teaching career at Belding Elementary in the Chicago Public School system.  In 1998, I moved to Arizona and began working for Mesa Public Schools. Through a cohort between Mesa Pubic Schools and Northern Arizona University, I obtained my Master’s Degree in Secondary Education in 2002. I have taught all subjects in grades 5 and 6; ELA in 7 and 8; and the 7th-grade AVID Elective. For the past six years, I have been a staff developer for AVID. 

AVID Experience:

  • AVID Elementary Site Team Member - Porter Elementary

  • 7th Grade AVID Elective Teacher

  • AVID Site Team Member - Rhodes Junior High

  • AVID Path Training Staff Developer

  • AVID Summer Staff Developer

  • AVID ElevateXP Facilitator

  • AVID DFPL Facilitator




  • AVID Elementary Foundations 3-6

  • AVID Just WICORize It

  • AVID The Art of Inquiry


  • Arizona Diamondbacks Most Valuable Teacher (2017)

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Cynthia Catledge (480) 472-0870