STAR Academy Leadership
Degrees and Certifications:
Hailee Nanchy was named the Director of STAR Academy at the start of the 2021-2022 school year. Her journey in education started in 2007 as a paraprofessional working with students with emotional disabilities. Since then, she has served as a self-contained teacher for students with emotional disabilities, a department chair for exceptional student services and a director for an alternative high school.
Nanchy holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Minnesota, where she was a college softball player. She also holds a teaching degree in special education and a master’s degree in educational leadership. She completed her principal internship with Grand Canyon University in 2016.
Read our director's letter here.