Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Kathy McKinney

Affiliate Program Coordinator & Teacher

Hello, My name is Kathy McKinney. I am a global educator.

I have taught with NICS in Indonesia, Argentina, Peru, and South Korea. I currently live in Pennsylvania but have also lived in Georgia, New York, Tennessee, Maryland, North Carolina, and Mississippi. Wherever I live, I love to help students become the person God created them to be.


8 years as a school administrator

20+ years teaching grades 4-8


Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from American College of Education

Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies and Elementary Education from Washington Bible College


Pennsylvania Certified Teacher

ACSI Certified Principal

A NICS School

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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