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Aug 28, 2017 |

Nia Johnson

NIA JOHNSON graduated with an honors B.F.A. in Photography from The Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago. She first explored teaching in Chicago’s Little Village, where she taught Middle School students Photoshop and Photography. At Northwest Academy, she works with middle school students as an Education Assistant and also teaches the Arts After Hours classes Yearbook & Digital Art. Other subjects she teaches are placed-based racial history in Middle School history classes and tri-fold design to 7th graders for the science fair. She works in the Admissions Department with pairing shadow students to their hosts. Nia has been with Northwest Academy since 2017.

  • Creativity Matters Here

    We value creative, independent thought in both our academic and arts classes.

    Creativity Matters Here
  • Outstanding After-School Classes

    With classes ranging from Darkroom Tech to Robotics to Improv, students can explore visual, performing, and media arts.

    Outstanding After-School Classes
  • Community Service

    In addition to Community Service requirements in both the middle and high school, the entire school participates in service days during the year.

    Community Service
    Service Day at The Audubon Society
  • Giving

    The hottest ticket in town: Our annual auction features performances and art by Northwest Academy students. The event draws a broad audience of current families and community arts patrons.

    Club Cabaret