Anthem-(Business Wire) July 9, 2018-The NVCA Board of Trustees announced Chris Schoenleb as its new Head of School. Mr. Schoenleb will be responsible for leading the Christian ministry and academic programs for North Valley Christian Academy. NVCA is a private Christian PreK-12 school located just south of Tramonto.

Chris recently served as Executive Director, Faith Lutheran High School, Crystal Lake, Illinois. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Kenyon College and holds an MBA from the University of Tennessee, International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management, Secondary Education from National Louis University, and a Colloquy from Concordia University’s Ministry Program.

Mr. Schoenleb is an Army veteran and former advertising executive with 15 years of teaching experience. His wife and son will be joining Chris as he relocates to Phoenix.

Fred Laughlin, NVCA Board Chairman, stated that “we are blessed to have Chris join NVCA. He is a proven innovative educator who encourages the development of critical thinking skills.” Laughlin added, “Chris is particularly skilled in establishing a school culture where students gain independence by demonstrating personal responsibility.”

In joining NVCA, Mr. Schoenleb commented that, “Every student has God-given gifts and I am honored He has called me to work with young people at NVCA to prepare them to use those gifts for His kingdom. I am excited to lead NVCA in providing a strong academic education while developing in its students a thoughtful and durable set of social and emotional skills.”

NVCA is enrolling for the 2018-2019 academic year. For further information, contact Tanya Baker at [email protected] or @623.551.3454. Enrollment information is also available on the website at

For further information on this press release contact Kim Cooper, Marketing Manager, NVCA @[email protected] or @623-551-3454. NVCA is accredited through AdvancEd and the NLSA.