Meet Our North Carolina Connections Academy School Leader

Dr. Nathan Currie


Nathan Currie

Dr. Nathan Currie brings more than 14 years of educational experience to North Carolina Connections Academy (NCCA). He began his career as a teacher at Hanford Dole Elementary where he was named Teacher of the Year. Since then, Dr. Currie has had many academic leadership roles including assistant principal at North Rowan Middle, director of middle schools and special programs for Duplin County Schools, principal at H.D. Isenberg Elementary, and assistant superintendent of administration/athletics for Rowan-Salisbury Schools.

As assistant superintendent, he achieved a 1:1 digital conversion for students, which allowed each of them to reap the benefits of a digital device. Dr. Currie is excited to continue helping students achieve success NCCA.

He says, "I am excited that North Carolina will become more leading edge and innovative in education by providing virtual school access to families and children throughout the state. With the support of certified North Carolina teachers, students will now have the flexibility to interact with their curriculum and educational resources at their own pace—all within the comforts of their home. I am thrilled to lead this school; creating a digital footprint for how we are changing education in North Carolina with technology."


  • EdD in education leadership, High Point University
  • MEd in administration and supervision, University of Phoenix
  • BA in elementary education, Livingstone College