Cynthia Brunner received her undergraduate degree from Malone College in secondary education and a Master's Degree from Kent State University in School Counseling. She also completed forty post-graduate hours at the University of Akron in Educational Administration. Her K-12 career in education has included the following positions: teacher of English and speech at the middle school and high school levels, high school guidance counselor and director of guidance, and assistant director of pupil personnel.
At the university level, Cynthia has held the following positions: administrator in the College of Education(Kent State University); academic advisor and adjunct instructor (University of Akron). Currently, Cynthia serves Walsh University as the Director of Field Placement for the Division of Education. She joined the Division of Education in 2007.