Cynthia Newman

M.A. Educational Specialist- National Luis University

B.S. Exceptional Student Education - University of South Florida

National Board Certified Teacher


This is my third year at teaching for Hickory Public Schools. I am an Exceptional Children's Teacher at Hickory Career Arts and Magnet High School. I have been teaching for 38 years. Most of my career has be as an Exceptional Children's Educator. I have also taught General Education High School and Middle School Mathematics. As a teacher I base my educational philosophy on a quote by Robert John Meehan, "Every child has a different learning style and pace. Each child is unique, not only capable of learning but also capable of succeeding".

contact information

Hickory Career Arts and Magnet High School

409 8th Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601

|Phone 828-328-6738

Fax 828-328-8539

Daily Course Schedule

1st period - Inclusion American Civics and Economics

2nd period - Inclusion Math and World History

3rd period - Inclusion English and American History

4th period - Inclusion Math and Earth Science

Clubs/Organizations :

United Sound with Mr. Bebe

Scorekeeper for Varsity Girls Basketball

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

Nelson Mandela

Exceptional Children Resources

State North Carolina Department of Instruction:

Council for Exceptional Children:

6 Expert Insights About Teaching Exceptional Children

Exceptional Education for Exceptional Children: