Preschool thru 12th Grade Administration
Kim MacIntyre is our Grammar School Principal. She also oversees Curriculum Development and is the Technology Supervisor. Mrs. MacIntyre has a Bachelor’s Degree from Northwestern University in Computer Studies. She and her husband, John, were led by the Lord to found the school in 2000. In the early years of NCA, she volunteered in curriculum and office support which developed into the more formal role of principal. Her two daughters and two sons graduated from NCA (2013, 2016, 2019, 2021). Their family attends Grace Pointe Church.
Destinee Fausey is our Upper School Principal. She is a graduate of Providence College, where she obtained a B.A. in Humanities (with a focus on Classics), and she has a Master of Arts Degree in Theological Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. She also holds a degree in Biblical History and Geography from Jerusalem University College. In 2021, Destinee was awarded the Silver Boot Award for Employee Excellence by her colleagues at Covenant Classical School, Fort Worth.
Rebecca Ruff is the Director of Operations and Development for NCA. She previously served on our Board of Directors and as the Fundraising Chair. She graduated from University of Illinois with a B.A. in French and a minor in International Marketing. She and her husband, Bill, attend All Saints Anglican Church where Rebecca is a member of the vestry, serves on the altar guild, and sings in the choir. The Ruff family has been a part of NCA since 2006 and currently have two children in attendance and two graduates (2019, 2022) of NCA.
Lauren De Jong is our Curriculum Director. She taught the 2nd grade class at NCA for eight years before serving in her current role in faculty and curriculum development. Since 2017, Lauren has mentored new teachers at NCA, and is passionate about helping students and teachers grow. Lauren earned her Bachelor’s degree in Early Elementary Education from Grove City College, Master’s in Education with an emphasis on Integrated Curriculum and Instruction from Covenant College, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Educational Leadership from Columbia International University. The Lord has blessed Lauren, and her husband Nick, with two young sons. The De Jongs live in Wheaton and attend Bethel Presbyterian Church.
Ryan Warner is our Financial Coordinator. Mr. Warner is a graduate of Indiana University with a B.S. in Business and Taylor University, where he earned his MBA. He joined NCA in 2021, after being a stay at home Dad for the previous 6 years. He and His wife, Leda, have 2 children who attend NCA. The Warner family is blessed to attend the Compass Church, where God has allowed them to grow spiritually, serve, and build community.
Jen Salansky is our Office Manager. JEN COMES TO US WITH 20 YEARS OF RELEVANT EXPERIENCE HAVING WORKED MOST RECENTLY AS A PRODUCTION COORDINATOR FOR CHRISTIAN YOUTH THEATRE (CYT). MRS. SALANSKY HAS A STRONG TRACK RECORD OF WORKING KINDLY AND CONFIDENTLY WITH STUDENTS, PARENTS, AND FELLOW STAFF. SHE IS VERY EXCITED TO SERVE THE LORD THROUGH HER ROLE AT NCA. JEN, HER HUSBAND, PHIL, AND THEIR DAUGHTER NAOMI ATTEND GRACE POINT CHURCH IN NAPERVILLE WHERE THEY ARE INVOLVED IN MANY AREAS OF MINISTRY
Kara Jacobs is our Office Assistant. She is a graduate of Anderson University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Wheaton College where she earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. Kara and her husband, Jeff, attend The Compass Church where she serves in the children’s ministry. The Jacobs family has been involved with Naperville Christian Academy since 2006, and her son and daughter are both NCA graduates. Kara enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, gardening, and sewing