Cheryl C. Lant was sustained as the 11th general president of the Primary in general conference on Saturday, 2 April 2005.
Lant studied early childhood development at Brigham Young University and has spent most of her adult life teaching children, both as the mother of nine and as an educator.
She is cofounder and co-owner with her husband of Learning Dynamics Academic Preschool and the cofounder and developer of Frontline Phonics, a beginning reading program.
Her service to the Church has been extensive, including service as a member of the Primary General Board, stake and ward Primary president, counselor in a stake Relief Society presidency, ward Young Women president, and Primary teacher.
Lant and her husband, John, are the parents of nine children.
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