Kyndal is a proud School Design Partner at Transcend, supporting schools in building transformative classrooms centered on adult and child wellness. Kyndal joins Transcend having worked in education for over a decade as a Teacher, Instructional Coach, Assistant Principal, Principal and Dean of Culture. Throughout her professional journey in education – beginning with Teach for America (Los Angeles) and most recently with The Primary School (East Palo Alto) – she maintains her commitment to emphasize holistic development, ensuring that both students and adults benefit from classrooms that prioritize well-being and growth. When humans feel safe and loved, they are able to grow, create, and learn.
Kyndal received her B.A. in Communication from the University of Southern California and her M.A. in Early Childhood Education from Loyola Marymount University.
When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Kenneth, and son, Kaden. She also enjoys dancing, finding new restaurants and strengthening her entrepreneurial skills as a co-owner of the private wine label, Mela Vino.
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Leaps for Equitable, 21st-Century Learning
Transcend’s Leaps for Equitable, 21st-Century Learning describes the key ways we believe the student experience must change so that schools can prepare all young people to thrive in and transform the world.
Transform Learning with Community-Based Design
Community-based design is a collaborative and local process that brings together young people, educators, administrators, caregivers, and experts to redesign learning. It goes beyond traditional school improvement initiatives by involving the entire community in reshaping the purpose and design of education.