Mrs. Lindsay Ott attended San Jose State University receiving her Bachelor of
Arts degree in Liberal Studies and a Minor in Creative Arts. She earned her
Elementary Teaching Certification through Western Washington University. She
previously taught 3rd and 4th grades over the past 18 years at Christian
schools in San Jose, California, and Bellingham, Washington. She joined NCA in 2016.
Mrs. Ott enjoys spending quality time with friends and family, Ladies’ Bible
studies, traveling, cooking, knitting, and a good balance of activities.
Ms. Laurena Lau graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a Master of Education degree, specializing in Curriculum and Instruction. She also received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication, with minors in Education, Learning & Society (ELS) and Entrepreneurship, from the UW. She loves running races, playing guitar and piano, volunteering, hiking, going rock climbing, spending time with friends and family, and embarking on new adventures. Proverbs 22:6, “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” Laurena is passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and empowering students to become their best.
Mrs. Wendy Wagner graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Central
Washington University and earned her Master’s Degree from Lesley University. She
taught at public schools for 7 years, then for 3 years at Eastside Christian
School before joining NCA in 2000. Mrs. Wagner has a passion for writing and
music and her students enjoy the incorporation of both in their classroom.
Miss Samantha Archer recently graduated with her BA in Elementary Education and
Bible from Moody Bible Institute-Chicago. She was born and raised in California
before attending school in Chicago. She has always loved school and
teaching children in church and has followed God's call into Christian
education to be able to disciple young hearts and teach young minds. She loves
studying history, theology, and the Bible and sharing that love with others.
She enjoys hiking, reading, traveling, and drinking coffee.
Mrs. Yulia Masek majored in Interdisciplinary Studies with concentrations in
Languages, Social Sciences, and Religion at Liberty University and completed
her Master’s in Teaching at Northwest University. Mrs. Masek is passionate
about God’s word, prayer, discipleship, and teaching children. Her hobbies
include traveling, cooking, gardening, music, theology, and mountaineering. She
is excited to support our students in their spiritual, academic, and personal
growth and to equip them to impact the world for the glory of God.