Cynthia Bower, Bookkeeper & Business Manager


Cynthia always puts in long days because she holds a dual role at the school – specialty teacher and office person. From 10:50-3:00, Ms. Bower is in the classroom teaching handwork to 1st-8th graders. From 7:30 until the end of morning recess and every day after 3:00, Cynthia dons her Business Manager hat. In her role as part of the school’s administrative team, her responsibilities include tracking tuition payments and school expenses and handling all paperwork related to background checks, insurance, school security, and banking transactions. From 2004-2006 Cynthia helped bring the school into being, serving on the Board of the Siskiyou Initiative. From 2005-2010 she served as the school’s first Office Manager. As Business Manager, Cynthia is part of the Finance Committee of the Board, attends Board meetings and helps with form the annual budget.