Cortney Stauffer began his teaching career in 1998. He began teaching Physical Science, Biology, Algebra, and ESL. Stauffer is a NHS graduate of 1994. Soon after graduation, Stauffer returned to NHS as the Dean of Students for 1 year, and the Vice Principal for 3 years. He then went on to Snake River Elementary to be the Principal for 3 years.
In 2013, Cortney Stauffer returns to NHS as the Vice Principal.