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Director's Note Newsletter

About Us

  • The North East School of the Arts is a gifted and talented program in the arts, structured as a magnet program on the campus of Legacy of Educational Excellence (LEE) High School. NESA provides a rigorous academic environment, with a sequential, customized curriculum designed to encourage artistic excellence, integration with multiple arts disciplines, and authentic assessment. 

    NESA students study daily with our unique staff of professional educators who are also working artists with significant training and experience in their individual disciplines. NESA students also participate in master classes and seminars with professional artists, and have multiple opportunities to showcase their talents.

Staff Directory

Heidi Whitus
Kacey Forks
Creative Writing
Dena Mabry
Carolyn Gresham
Mark Twehues
Instrumental Music
David Connelly
Musical Theater/Acting
Jordan Bryant
Musical Theater/Voice
Mark Ayers
Technical Theater
Jessica Gonzales
Visual Art