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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.

  • Scholarships

    About 25% of Northwest Academy students receive scholarship support each year.

  • Class Retreats

    Each grade level goes on its own unique retreat that relates to the curriculum.

    Class Retreats
    8th grade science retreat at Mt St. Helens.
  • College Counseling

    Our College Counselor works with students to find schools that will be a good match for them. Northwest Academy graduates attend a diverse selection of colleges and universities across the country including Duke University, Bard College, New York University, and Rhode Island School of Design.

    College Counseling
    College application workshop
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
    Students at the 2020 SDLC