Jordance Yingling started her first year as an associate teacher with our Explorers-A class in the lower school at Columbus Academy at the beginning of the 2023-24 school year. She came to Academy after serving as an associate at Outreach Christian Pre-School and has over 10 years of experience working with children. She holds a B.A. from The Ohio State University's College of Social and Behavioral Science and the College of Arts and Sciences. Jordance and her husband Fred have three children: daughters Nadia and Sophia and son Lucca '27, who attends Academy. 

Jordance's favorite thing about Columbus Academy
"CA is a community of kindness and respect that nurtures greatness in their students and staff."

Favorite sports teams
The Ohio State Buckeyes (go Bucks!), CA Vikings boys soccer (go Vikes!) and the Columbus Blue Jackets

Little-known fact about Jordance
"I was born in Bitola, Macedonia. My family immigrated to the United States when I was a 1-year-old. In my eyes, they represent the American Dream and I will be forever grateful for their strength and ambition."

  • B.A. The Ohio State University , College of Social & Behavioral Science and College of Arts & Sciences