Cindy R. Kealaonapua Macfarlane-Flores
Cindy has excellent teaching credentials & experience. With 16 years of prior teaching experience, Cindy’s love for the outdoors combined with her environmental awareness, love of teaching, and being a mom herself was the inspiration to creating this educational exploration program. She has proven success in implementing new educational, environmental, & technological activities. This strong, practical foundation of knowledge and experience makes her a fantastic, innovative, and inspirational teacher.
|“After 16 years of teaching in various roles, I am proud to now be a “stay-outside mom.” Watching my son, Shore, explore and learn from his environment every day inspired me to combine all my passions and abilities into developing Field Trip Friends.”- Cindy Macfarlane-Flores|
Epiphany School/Mid-Pacific Institute – 3rd/4th grade multiage teacher, created & lead “Mauka to Makai”, an outdoor education class for grades 3-5, began a recycling program.
Punahou School – outdoor education facilitator, technology coordinator, & summer school teacher.
Molokai Ranch/Kama’aina Kids – outdoor education & ropes course supervisor.
Camp Timberline – designed and implemented new curriculum.
Bishop Museum – assisted in developing elementary ed. curriculum.
Hokule’a Voyaging Canoe – “Science Educator” on-board 2 Hokule’a voyages.
Mommy – mom to two little cuties.
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education
From Birmingham-Southern College
Master’s Degree in Educational Technology
From University of Hawaii at Manoa