Cyndi Yakscoe began working at Columbus Academy in 1998 and has been a lower school reading specialist since 2015 and taught fourth grade for the 2020-21 school year. She previously taught third grade, as well as first and second grade as an 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