Dr. Cheryl Lindeman


CVGS Instructor / Partnership Coordinator

Dr. Lindeman received her Bachelors of Arts Degree in biology from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio and her Mastersí Degree in biology from the University of Akron, with focus on mycology and limnology. She received her Doctor of Education Degree from the University of Virginia. While at UVAís Curry School, she concentrated on higher education administration, environmental science and instructional technology. In November, 2004 she was recognized by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) as the 2004 Outstanding Biology Teacher of the Year for Virginia for her teaching and service to the profession. In 1999 she was selected as a RADIOSHACK TANDY SCHOLAR for teaching excellence in science. At the Virginia Science Teachers Association's annual meeting held in Roanoke, Dr. Lindeman was presented with the 2000 Biology Award for Outstanding Teaching.

AT CVGS, Dr. Lindeman (known as Dr. L) teaches college biology, junior research and senior technology seminar. In senior seminar, she teaches and manages the biotechnology, microbiology and electron microscopy labs. As Partnership Coordinator, Dr. L arranges the internships for juniors and seniors and works with the business leaders on the CVGS partnership boards.

Dr. L is very active with the National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics, Science & Technology (NCSSSMST). Starting as a board member on the founding Board of Directors, Dr. L has served as newsletter editor, President, Professional Conference Chair, and NCSSSMST Journal Column editor. Currently, she is serving as Assistant to the President, coordinating membership and publications.

Current Project: Development of a WWW module "Bison, Brucella and DNA" with the TILT Project through Virginia Techís Institute for Connecting Science Research to the Classroom.

She is a former President of the Optimist Club of Lynchburg and is the Steering Committee Chair of the Central Virginia Regional Science Fair.

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When not at CVGS, youíll find Dr. L with her family - husband, Dean, and daughters, Sarah, Kristen and Allison. ORÖ you will see her riding around in her red beetle! She likes "pumping iron," sewing, working in the garden and traveling around the biosphere! Her favorite places to visit are Costa Rica, Bermuda, Key West, Scandinavia and Nova Scotia. During summer 1999 she ventured to Australia!

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