Nativity Academy is an independent
Catholic middle school that
transforms the lives of students
who have a commitment to achievement
and whose families demonstrate
financial need.

Amy Olson

It is with great excitement and with thanks to God that we announce that Amy Olson has accepted the position of Executive Director of Nativity Academy and will officially begin on July 1, 2022. Amy is coming to Nativity Academy from the Sacred Heart Schools of Louisville where she has worked for the last 14 years. She began as a preschool teacher at the Ursuline Montessori School and has served as the Director of Mission Effectiveness since 2015. Amy has worked with many of Nativity’s graduates who have gone on to attend Sacred Heart, and she is passionate about the life-changing mission of Nativity Academy. Amy has been a Director on the Board of Nativity Academy for the past 4 years, and during this time she has been actively involved in the mission of Nativity Academy and has served on and chaired a variety of committees. When accepting the offer to serve as Executive Director, she commented, “I am grateful for the visionaries who opened Nativity Academy in 2003 and I am committed to continuing the mission, as we help transform the lives of these amazing students.”

Nativity Academy, with the assistance of a search firm with national recognition, conducted a thorough search for applicants. Amy stood out in that process as a person of deep and sincere Catholic faith who has demonstrated a passionate, long-term commitment to the transformative potential of Catholic education. Amy’s relationships within the Catholic community and in the Greater Louisville area will serve her well as she works with the Board and the Nativity community to provide excellent and transformational educational opportunities for our students.

Will Wells, Ed.D
Assistant Professor of Instructional Leadership and Supervision
Annsley Frazier Thornton School of Education
Bellarmine University
Nativity Academy Board Chair

Roni Witherspoon

Nativity Academy is pleased to announce that Roni Witherspoon has accepted the position of Principal of the school and will move from her current role as Interim Principal effective this date.  Ms. Witherspoon was selected as Principal with the assistance of a national firm who conducted an extensive search of qualified candidates.

In accepting her new role, Ms. Witherspoon stated “It is an honor and privilege to work with students and their families, along with the faculty and staff at Nativity Academy.  I look forward to continuing the great work of impacting the lives of Nativity Academy students through a focus on faith and education.”

Ms. Witherspoon, currently is five-year staff member at Nativity Academy having served in the capacity of Dean of Students and Extended Enrichment Program Director.  Her educational experience includes a B.S. from Campbellsville University in Social Ministry and a M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Southern New Hampshire University.

Do you love impacting the lives of children?

Nativity Academy at St. Boniface is looking
for math, science and religion teachers
who are committed to the transformational
power of education.

Are you interested in joining like-minded community members and educators
who are committed to providing a unique and transformational educational experience to young people
in our community?

If you believe in the transformational power of a Catholic education and are committed to working with students and families who want to elevate their circumstances through hard work and education, then we encourage you to contact us to find out more information. We might be exactly what you were looking for when you decided to become a teacher.  For additional information read more…

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