Staff Directory

  • District Staff

    • Emily Emmendorfer
      Counselor
    • Joseph Kukulski
      CEO/Superintendent
    • Amy Burdick
      Central Office Coordinator
    • Jessica Holman
      Librarian
    • Tania Lajimodiere
      SPED Teacher
    • Anne-Marie Case
      PT Accountant
    • Alex Polkinghorne
      Music Teacher
    • Jessica Straczowski
      Special Ed, High School Teacher
    • Katherine Hargreaves
      Montessori 4-6 Teacher
    • Patricia Roti
      Montessori Aide

    Elementary

    • Emily Emmendorfer
      Counselor
    • Errica Ingram
      Title 1 Teacher
    • Autumn Bates
      Montessori Pre- K and K Teacher
    • Valynda Mackie
      Montessori K-2 Teacher
    • Adrian Francisco
      Montessori Pre- K and K Teacher
    • Elizabeth Cissel
      Montessori 1-3 Teacher
    • Dave Neumann
      1st and 2nd Grade Teacher
    • Angela Chang
      Montessori 1-3 Teacher
    • Michele Talsma
      3rd Grade Teacher
    • Amy Andrews
      4th Grade Teacher
    • Casie Hill
      5th Grade Teacher
    • Emily Heltunen
      6th Grade Teacher
    • Jodi Skewis
      Montessori Aide
    • Alex Polkinghorne
      Music Teacher

    Middle School

    • Emily Emmendorfer
      Counselor
    • John Gillette
      7th Grade
    • Andrea Ballard
      Middle School & High School Principal
    • Alex Polkinghorne
      Music Teacher

    High School

    • Sarah McLeod
      High School Teacher
    • Dave Gilbert
      High School Teacher
    • JoEllen Hadel
      High School Teacher
    • Alex Polkinghorne
      Music Teacher
    • Jessica Straczowski
      Special Ed, High School Teacher
    • Postal Address

      North Star Academy
      3030 Wright Street
      Marquette, MI 49855

    • Phone & E-mail

      Phone: 906.226.0156
      Fax: 906.226.0167
      aballard@nsacd.com

    • Office Hours

      Monday – Friday
      8:00 am – 4:30 pm
      Weekend Closed