Dr. Cynthia Griffith came to Blinn in 2013 from Lone Star College – CyFair, where she served five years as dean of academic, workforce and technical education. Those duties included planning, development, implementation and evaluation of instruction and maintaining the latest trends in instructional methods, technology and learning pedagogies.
She served as a full-time faculty member from 1985-2001, then continued to teach through 2006 while serving as director. Griffith also brings experience as chair of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools reaccreditation committees at Angelina and Lone Star colleges.
Griffith earned her Doctor of Education degree from Sam Houston State University with specialization in community college executive leadership. She earned her master’s degree in secondary education from Stephen F. Austin University and her bachelor’s from Midwestern State University.
A member of the Texas Community College Teachers Association, the Texas Council of College Instructional Leaders and the Texas Association of College Technical Educators, Griffith was awarded the Sam Houston State Educational Leadership Doctoral Award in 2006.