Cyndy Maddux

English  ·  English Teacher

Classrooms - B215 Office - B217

(402) 436-1305 ext. 65264


Cyndy Maddux

English  ·  English Teacher

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Classroom Information
About Me

2020-2021 Schedule - First Semester

2nd Period -  English 9 - B215

3rd Period - Literature Through Film - B215

4th Period - AP Literature and Composition- B215

5th Period -  Plan - B217

6th Period -  English 9 - B215

7th Period -  AP Literature and Composition - B215

8th Period - Plan - B217

I took a circuitous route to becoming a teacher. I worked as a professional writer, an attorney, and a non-profit executive director before I realized my calling was in Education. It's a decision that in my twenty years as a high-school English teacher I've never regretted once. I love the work I do and the students I teach. When I tell people I have the best job on earth, I mean it wholeheartedly.

I am a Lincoln native who continues to think that Lincoln is the best place on earth. I read voraciously, watch television obsessively, and enjoy any time I can spend laughing and talking with others. Joking and teasing are signs of affection for me, so if I make a sarcastic remark, you can generally be sure that it's because I like you!

I have written three books with two other lawyer/English teachers about the important of using Supreme Court cases in the classroom. If you'd like to check them out, please go to my publisher's website at and search for "Cynthia Wood Maddux."

Professional Experience

Lincoln North Star High School: August 2003 - Present                               
English Teacher 2003- present
Yearbook Adviser  2007- 2017
Gifted Facilitator  2008-2016
Nebraska Wesleyan University: August 2008 - Present
Adjunct Faculty, Wesleyan Honors Academy, Wesleyan Advantage Program
Lincoln Northeast High Schoolt: August 2000 - June 2003
English Teacher
M.A.D.D.: November 1997 - December 1999
Executive Director, Nebraska Office
Attorney:  April 1993 - August 2000
Private Practice


University of Nebraska-Lincoln 1997
Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certification
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 1992
Juris Doctor
University of Nebraska-Lincoln 1987
Bachelor of Arts - English