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Northstar Academy

A fully accredited private online
Christian school for grades 4-12

Questions? 1.888.464.6280

Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Stephanie Shafer

Executive Director

Hello! I’m Stephanie Shafer, and I’m honored to serve as the Executive Director of NorthStar Academy. I’ve had the privilege of working with the NICS Network and NorthStar Academy for over 15 years.

Knowing that we have the opportunity to make a positive impact on students, families, and schools worldwide brings me immense joy. Over the past 26 years, NorthStar Academy has remained dedicated to providing excellent Christ-centered education through personalized experiences. If there’s any way I may assist you, please feel free to reach out to me via email or phone. I would be delighted to collaborate with you.


28 years experience in business, online teacher, 16 years in student ministries, special projects coordinator

With NSA since 2009, served as Business Manager and Chief Operations Officer


Master of Business Administration, Cairn University

Religious Education Studies, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Mississippi


ACSI: Administration