Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Fred Heppding

Teacher

Teaching is my vocation as well as my passion. Since graduating from college, I have had the opportunity to teach all levels from sixth grade up to college seniors. I love to learn. I find that teaching allows me to continuing learning as I interact with my students and the material.

I possess a bachelor’s degree in History from Mars Hill University, a Master's in History from James Madison University and a Master's in Science concentrating in Education from Kansas State University. I have lived in Lynchburg, Virginia for over twelve years now. I am originally though from a small town in North Carolina called Sanford.

Experience

20 years teaching on the secondary level and 15 on the college level. Also, several years as a high school principal and school administrator.

Qualification

Bachelor’s degree in History from Mars Hill University

Master's in History from James Madison University

Master's in Science concentrating in Education from Kansas State University

Master Online Teaching Certificate from the University of Illinois

Certification

ACSI - Bible and Social Studies

NorthStar Academy (NSA) is a fully accredited online, private, college preparatory Christian school offering students in 4th-12th grades a rigorous and high quality academic program taught by highly qualified, mission-minded, Christian educators in a supportive and encouraging environment.

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