Our Superintendent, Mr. Jordan Gage, recently served as Assistant Superintendent for the 2020-2021 school year, and then took over as lead when Holly Leach retired in June, 2021.
Mr. Gage is originally from Orcas Island, Washington, and earned his master’s degree in Educational Administration at Western Washington University. He has a Washington State Principal’s Residency Certificate, is ACSI certified, and is also a ‘Lead Like Jesus’ trained facilitator. He spent seven years at King’s Schools, most recently serving as an Elementary Principal. Mr. Gage and his wife, also named Jordan, have four young children, three of whom are enrolled at NCA.
Mr. Gage believes deeply that Christian education has a great and lasting impact and feels called to a career serving and leading in the ministry work God is doing in schools. He is excited to lead NCA to advance the Gospel of Jesus while delivering a top notch 21st century education.
The Academy Administration consists of the Superintendent, Director of Early Learning Center, and three Division Principals for PreK-2nd, 3rd-5th, and 6th-8th. The Academy administrators oversee the day-to-day operations of the school which include staff supervision, policy implementation, academics, spiritual oversight, program development, instructional supervision, and operational functions. The Superintendent reports to the senior pastor of Northshore Christian Church and the Chairman of the School Board. The Superintendent is a non-voting member of the School Board and is part of the Executive Team at Northshore Christian Church.
School Board Committee
The purpose of the School Board Chair is to make broad-based school policy decisions regarding the school. The committee consists of 2 church elders, NCA parents who are also members of Northshore Christian Church, and other NCC participating members who have experience in education. The Board Chair reports to the church Elder Board.
Northshore Christian Academy is a ministry of Northshore Christian Church (NCC). As such, the school is accountable to the leadership of the church, which is the Elder Board. The Elder Board consists of 5 to 10 nominated NCC Members, including the Senior Pastor. The Elder Board has delegated the school oversight and policy-making decisions to the School Board Committee.