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 one son graduated from NCA (2013, 2016, 2018) and her youngest son is a junior at NCA. Their family attends One Way Church.
Ann Nikchevich is our Upper School Principal and AP Coordinator. She served on our Board of Directors for two years and has led parent book studies for over four years. She graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, and recently completed a Master’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Wheaton College. Her passion to understand the underpinnings and goals of Christian classical education has led her to take numerous online courses and attend a wide variety of conferences, seminars, and lectures to this end. She and her husband Rich attend Church of the Resurrection in Wheaton where Ann leads a Special Needs Parents’ group. Ann and Rich have four children, the youngest of whom is a recent graduate of NCA, now attending Wheaton College.
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 BA 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 three children in attendance and one graduate of NCA.
Nestor López is our Lunchroom Supervisor and our After Care Supervisor. He and his wife, Rhonda, have two children attending NCA. Mr. López graduated from the Moody Bible Institute with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Studies. Nestor has a servant’s heart and can be seen helping out in many different ways around our building on a daily basis. His love for the Lord displays itself in the way he shepherds students, staff, and families in our NCA community.
Christina Mearse is our Office Manager and Accountant. Mrs. Mearse earned a Bachelor’s degree in Math Education from Oklahoma Christian University. She taught mathematics in public and private school settings for thirteen years and served as a non-profit bookkeeper for four years. Mrs. Mearse is passionate about cooking healthy food and hosting people in her home. She is married to Adam Mearse, our Chaplain and Upper School Bible teacher. They have two children attending NCA, and one NCA graduate.