Mr. Dane Mattes

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Mr. Dane Mattes joined the staff at NCA in 2018. He serves as Principal of Northdale Christian Academy, departmentalized teacher for Algebra 1 and 7th-8th grade science, and Technology Director.

Biographical: Mr. Mattes has spent time living in ten different states and is now enjoying calling Florida home. He and his wife, Joanne, have been blessed with two children (NCA class of 2021 and 2023). Dane enjoys spending time with his family, visiting national parks, and flying his hot air balloon.

Previous Educational/Professional Experiences:

  • Principal and teacher in Longmont, Colorado from 2005-2011
  • Principal and teacher in Brillion, Wisconsin from 2011-2018
  • Visiting team captain for Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod School Accreditation (WELSSA)
  • Secretary for the South Atlantic District Principals’ Conference 2020-present

Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Education (Martin Luther College Class of 2005)
  • Master of Science in Education (Martin Luther College Class of 2018)
  • Minnesota state teaching certificate
  • Florida state teaching certificate