Cynthia directed Project AIM, the Arts Integration Mentorship Project at the Center for Community Arts
Partnerships (CCAP) at Columbia College Chicago from 2002-2012.
In 2008, she co-edited AIMprint: New Relationships in Arts and Learning with Amanda Leigh Lichtenstein, which outlines the nationally renowned Project AIM model through essays, curriculum samples and sample unit plans. AIMprint provides rich perspective on the field of arts integration.