Welcome to North Park Christian Academy

North Christian Academy Staff

Jane Edwards

Mrs. Jane Edwards became Administrator/Principal of North Park Christian Academy in 1984.  She received a Bachelor of Arts in teaching from Sam Houston State University and her Master's of Education from AM University at Commerce.  Jane taught in public school for 20 years before coming to North Park.  She has 2 children, a son, Shawn, who is now the Pastor of North Park Baptist Church, and a daughter, Shannan. She also has 3 grandchildren.

Lee Edwards
Assistant Principal

Mrs. Lee Edwards joined North Park Christian Academy in August 2017. Lee spent the previous 18 years teaching in the public school system. She received a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas Women's University and her Master's of Education from Dallas Baptist University. Lee and her husband, Shawn, have 2 children.

Autumn Clark
Pre-K 4

Mrs. Autumn Clark has been teaching at North Park since August 2010. Autumn and her husband have 3 daughters, Allison, and twins girls, Audrey and Rickki. She graduated from Texas Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.  Autumn has taught Pre-K for over 10 years in a variety of settings, including Day Care, Mother's Day Out, and in a Public ISD PreK/HeadStart program.  Autumn also taught first grade for 3 years at North Park Christian Academy.

Cindy Black

Ms. Cindy Black started working for North Park Christian Academy in November 2002. She graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a minor in Reading. Cindy has 4 children, Benjamin, Christopher, James and Kaitlyn.  She also has 1 grandson, Jameson. She enjoys watching football games and marching band competitions. 

Susan Gwinner
First and Second Grade

Mrs. Susan Gwinner has taught at North Park since August 2015.   Each year, she looks forward to working with a new group of students.  Susan graduated in 1987 from Baylor University with her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Religion and earned a Master's in Education with Reading Specialist from Concordia University in 2011. She is married to Jim, and they have 3 sons.  They enjoy church, friends, family and quiet walks on the beach. 

Gifty Jacob
Third and Fourth Grade

Mrs. Gifty Jacob has been teaching 3rd and 4th Grade at North Park Christian Academy since August 2001. Her and her husband, Moni, have 3 children. Gifty feels that teaching is what she is called to do, and she loves to see the smiles on the children’s faces when they learn something new. She also appreciates the opportunity to teach children about God's Word and His unconditional love.