Northpoint Founder and Administrator
Director of Academics
Director of Operations
Pre-Kindergarten Lead Teacher
Alyssa Choplin is an artist, educator, and mother of 4 children. (ages 6,12,14,and 17) She received her Art Education degree through Indiana University in 2001. She then began teaching art in public school (at the elementary and high school levels) until starting a family, where she was fortunate to get to stay at home while they were young. She continued pursuits in art, working on murals, selling art to boutiques, and creating artwork for individual clients. She also started Wild at HeART, an in-home Art Camp and school. Alyssa and her husband are blessed to have finally moved home to Indiana recently after being away for 18 years, living in both Maryland and Arizona. In 2017, she discovered her passion for teaching preschool both in Maryland and here in Indiana. She absolutely adores having the honor to shape the hearts and minds of little ones, helping them mature spiritually, emotionally, and academically.
Alyssa has loved Jesus since she was a little girl and was raised by two parents who also deeply love the Lord. She has worked on staff with Young Life, as a director for the Teen Moms ministry YoungLives. She has served in youth ministry in various capacities, spoken at Women’s retreats, served on the prayer team, and sang on the Worship Team. She is currently a coach and worship leader for the Heartland Kids ministry at Heartland Church where she attends with her husband.
Alyssa feels that children have the ability to know Jesus and understand many biblical principles from a very young age!
Pre-Kindergarten Assistant Teacher
Susan was born in Maryland into a military family and has lived all over the US. She received her Bachelor’s degree in mathematics education at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls and a Montessori Infant/Toddler teaching diploma from North American Montessori Center in Vancouver, Canada. She started her teaching career in Minnesota with middle and high school math, then worked in IT for 7 years before opening an in-home Montessori daycare. After that, she worked in a preschool in Noblesville, the city she lives in with her husband and five children. Her family has been attending iTown church since July 2020 and enjoy serving in Kid’s Check-In and Foster Care. Early childhood education has been a passion of Susan’s since her first mommy-and-me classes with her oldest child. Her philosophy to teaching is to be the salt & light – bring out the best in each child while letting them know they are cared for and loved.
Ana was born and raised in Huntington, Indiana and has a degree in Elementary Education from Indiana Wesleyan University. After receiving her degree in 2017, she moved to Avon, Indiana and taught for four years in Brownsburg Community School Corporation with 2 years experience in both Kindergarten and First Grade. Ana and her husband, Zachary, have one precious little boy, named Calum who recently turned one. Growing up, Ana was very involved in her church community and incorporating her faith in learning has always been a desire of her heart. Ana and her husband both attend Traders Point Christian Church where her husband works as the Broadcast Video Director at the Northwest location. One of her main goals is to build long lasting, close relationships with parents and students, allowing each child to feel loved, valued, and accepted every day. She feels that winning the heart of a child is what allows each to pursue a passion for learning and soar academically.
1st Grade Teacher
Melanie was born and raised in Indiana. Her background is in Early Childhood Education and Melanie received her Bachelor of Science from Ball State University. She has worked in various roles promoting a successful learning environment for all. The most recent experience, after years of staying home with her three boys, was working as an instructional assistant in second grade at Frankton-Lapel Schools. Melanie homeschooled her boys from kindergarten through second grade and truly loves to see students excel and grow not only academically, but socially and emotionally as well. Melanie and her husband, Dave, attend iTown with their boys, ages 9,12, and 15. They enjoy many activities with friends and their large, extended family. Melanie’s passion since being a teen has been to work with children and families and she is excited about the opportunity to teach at Northpoint.
2nd Grade Teacher
Ali was born and raised on the Southside of Indianapolis. She received her Elementary Education degree from IUPUI in 2016 with a Dual License in Reading. Since then, Ali has taught for five years in first and second grade at a public school district. She absolutely loves building positive relationships with students and making learning fun and engaging for them. She and her husband, Dalton, recently built their forever home on the same property as her parents and siblings. They welcomed their first son, Walker, in February of 2020.
3rd Grade Teacher
Allison grew up in Pendleton, IN and graduated from Western Governors University in the spring of 2019. For her first year teaching, she taught 4th grade at Christel House Academy West in Indianapolis, IN. She married her husband, Kyle Williams (an alumni of Northpoint), October of 2018. Allison and her husband attend Harvest Church in Carmel, IN. She enjoys traveling, cooking with her husband, and playing games with friends and family. Allison feels blessed to have the opportunity to live out her passion of teaching students as well as using her heart for the Lord to care for her students/families at Northpoint.
4th Grade Teacher
Gay grew up in Northern Indiana but has spent the last 30 years in the Central Indiana area where she raised her 3 children. She spent a number of years at home with them before returning to school to earn a degree in Elementary Education from Ball State University in 2005. Although she has taught a variety of grade levels, she has spent the last 8 years teaching 4th grade in South Madison Community Schools and looks forward to teaching 4th grade in this new setting. Gay currently lives in Noblesville where she enjoys gardening, reading and spending time on the tennis court with her husband Andy.
5th Grade Teacher
Mallory was born and raised in Indiana and had 12 years of Christian education before going to IUPUI to earn a dual license in Elementary Education and Special Education. Her teaching career began in the Carmel Clay School District teaching special education, but she is excited for this change of pace and most excited to teach social studies (her favorite subject!) Mallory attends ITOWN Church where she serves on the worship team and works with the youth program.
6th Grade Teacher
Devonna was born and raised in Indiana. She graduated from Ball State University, received her teaching license at IUPUI, and high ability license at IU. She taught in Lawrence Township and then went on to present, sell, and train teachers on curriculum. She and her wonderful husband, Doug, have been blessed with two amazing children who also attend Northpoint. Devonna focuses on active learning and has high expectations for her students.
We are still accepting enrollments for the 2021-2022 school year, but we have multiple elementary grade levels on waitlists as well as 7th-12th grade individual classes on waitlists. Please contact email@example.com to determine availability.