Cyndi Yakscoe began working at Columbus Academy in 1998, has been a lower school reading specialist since 2015 and will start the 2020-21 school year as a fourth grade teacher. She previously served as a third grade lead teacher, as well as a first and second grade associate teacher on campus. Prior to joining Academy, Cyndi taught seventh and eighth grade reading for three years in Fremont, Ohio. She holds a B.S. from The Ohio State University and a M.Ed. specializing in reading from Bowling Green State University. Cyndi and her husband, Craig, who teaches lower school physical education, have two adult children: Drew ’10 and Amanda ’13, and the family has three dogs, Murphy, Tucker and Daisy, and a cat, Zippy.

Cyndi’s favorite thing about Columbus Academy
Walking from one end of the campus to the other and seeing all the different ages of children outside enjoying many activities.”

Little-known fact
I have parachuted (solo) out of a plane.”

Favorite sports teams
The Ohio State University Buckeyes and Pittsburgh Steelers

  • B.S. The Ohio State University
  • M.Ed. Bowling Green State University