Cyndi Nyvall is a literary enthusiast dedicated to educating teachers across the state on how to develop passionate readers and writers. Her mission is based on student engagement and authentic use of the discipline of reading and writing in the classroom. Her approach is innovative, straightforward, and practical while challenging educators to push themselves to offer their best to their students each day. She believes that the work of teachers is the most important and impactful job in our society, and she works to inspire and uplift these everyday heroes.

Cyndi joins the lead4ward team from a background as an ELAR coordinator in the East Texas area and as an Academic Coach in the DFW area. She has presented at various conferences across the state including TAGT, ESC summer conferences, and lead4ward’s think! conference in addition to her work with districts statewide. Her home is in Longview, Texas, where she resides with her husband and two sons.