B.A. in African American Studies and a minor in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University; M.A. in Diplomacy with concentration on International Terrorism from Norwich University. Syntyche works at August Martin High School in New York as Global Studies teacher, Credit Recovery Social Studies advisor, Achieve Now Academy and Saturday school teacher, mentor, and Health Initiative coordinatior. Syntyche believes that school culture and parental involvement must work in concert for student success. She seeks to learn the skills to be the type of administrative visionary that can create such cohesion, producing students eager to learn, encouraged by community involvement and support.