TKA Welcomes Award-Winning College Counselor

The King’s Academy will welcome Steve Peifer to its faculty as director of college counseling starting with the 2016 semester.

Peifer was awarded the 2010 National Association of College Admissions Counselors Excellence in Education Award, the 2013 North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals Guidance Professional of the Year and the 2007 Yale University Counseling Award.

Peifer, author of A Dream So Big, was honored by CNN in its “Heroes for Championing Children” program for his “commitment to the welfare of young people” in founding a school lunch program that feeds 20,000 students every day in Kenya.

Peifer earned his bachelor’s degree in political science/government from Northern Illinois University and earned a College Student Counseling and Personnel Services certificate at UCLA.

Previously, he was associate director of college counseling at the Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches and director of college guidance at Rift Valley Academy/Africa Inland Mission in Kenya.

The King’s Academy is a nationally recognized private Christian school serving approximately 1,200 students from preschool through 12th grade. More information about TKA is available online at