Cindy Post Senning, Ed.D. is Emily Post’s great-granddaughter and a former director of The Emily Post Institute. Now retired, Cindy continues to lead the Emily Post Children’s Etiquette Train the Trainer Program twice a year. She has co-authored a dozen etiquette books for parents and children, including her premiere book for parents, The Gift of Good Manners.
Cindy’s educational background and expertise in etiquette uniquely qualify her to write definitively on the subject of children’s manners in the 21st century. Her writing and recommendations are based on the concept of introducing specific manners at certain developmental stages in a child’s life. Cindy Post Senning also founded the Emily Post Children’s Etiquette Train the Trainer Program and remains its main presenter.
Cindy has been a sought after source for children’s etiquette and has been interviewed by The New York Times, USA Today, NPR, and Parenting magazine.
Cindy’s professional background includes more than 30 years in education and health care. She holds a doctorate and master’s in education, both from the University of Vermont, and a degree in nursing from Cornell University. Cindy resides in Waterbury, Vermont, with her husband John. They have two grown sons, Dan and Will, and a granddaughter, Stella Grace.