Faculty & Staff

 

Stephanie DeGeneste,  B.A., M. Ed.  - Middles School History, Elementary School Spanish
Co-Founder, Principal
  • B.A., Health/Physical Education, Hunter College and M.S., City College
  • Over 40 years of teaching experience encompassing public, corporate, and Christian education
  • 8 Years educational administration
  • Recent Awards - Heritage Who's Who 2007; Somerset Patriots Community Hero, Summer 2007; Mack E. Williams Foundation Sterling Award 2008; Delta Sigma Theta Woman of Achievement - Education Award 2008, Barbados-American Charitable Organization of New Jersey, Inc. 30th Anniversary Community Service Award, 2009.
 
Queintard DeGeneste, B.S.B.A, LL.B. Law Degree - Art & Computing Teacher
Co-Founder & Chief Financial Officer, Legal & Financial Advisor
  • Over 30 years of corporate management consulting & training
  • National award winning artist
  • Recent Awards - Nubian Union, Excellence in Leadership Award; Mack E. Williams Foundation Sterling Award 2008, Barbados-American Charitable Organization of New Jersey, Inc. 30th Anniversary Community Service Award, 2009.
 
 
Alyssa Schober
Kindergarten/First Grades
  • Second year with NCCA
  • B.S. in Elementary Education and History from Gordon College (Wenham, MA)
  • Third year of teaching in Chiristian Education
  • Currently attending graduate school (Grand Canyon University) for Special Education
  Second/Third Grades

Rabecka Peixoto
Fourth/Fifth Grades
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Sciences, option in Early Childhood Education
  • Master's degree in Organization and Management, option in Leadership
  • Currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Ford Scholars Alumni Association

Nadine Medley, B.A,. B.S., MSW
Vice Principal
Middle School Lead Teacher
Middle School and High School Sciences
  • Original staff member
  • Alumni of North Carolina Central University and Rutgers University
  • First Recipient of Jenneth B. Smith Award
  • Former Executive Director of The National Urban League's Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP)
 
 
Stephanie Lobato - High School Lead Teacher
  • First year at NCCA
  • B.A. in English and Education
  • Awarded : Sigma Tau Delta - International English Honor Society (Inducted 12/2007 until present day)

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Lynette Lloyd - High School Bible
Teacher Curriculum Coordinator
  • Retired Newark educator
  • Celebrates her third school year with NCCA
  Donavon Soumas - Adjunct Instructor, Music
  • Executive Director, H.E.R.I.T.A.G.E., Inc.
  • Three time McDonald's GospelFest Winner, Youth Category

 - Physical Education
 Jeannette Johnson - Administrative Assistant