1992

The NOVA Language Institute is established.

1994
NOVA creates a high school exchange program between the US and Macedonia.

1997
NOVA High School receives the Approval of the Macedonian Government, and is accredited by the Macedonian Ministry of Education.

2000
NOVA High School’s new campus is completed. Late President Trajkovski opens its doors for students.

2002
NOVA High School’s new campus receives the Gran Prix from the Macedonian Architectural Biennale. 

NOVA Elementary and Middle School Divisions receive approval by the Macedonian Ministry of Education to run as pilot programs; they open doors to international families only.

2004
NOVA Elementary and Middle School Divisions get the Ministry of Education’s permission to educate Macedonian citizens.

All NOVA divisions receive US and international accreditation through the Commission on International and Transregional Accreditation (CITA).

2005
All NOVA divisions receive US and international accreditation through the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC).

2006
NOVA High School becomes an International Baccalaureate (IB) school.

All NOVA divisions receive the assisted overseas status (A/OS) from the US Department of State and approves US Embassy representatives to serve on the board.

2007
NOVA unveils construction plans for a new campus which is to include a separate Early Education Center, Elementary and Middle School, Sports and Recreational facilities, and a Cultural Center.

NOVA accepts to serve on the International and Transregional Accreditation Committee of NWAC.

2008
NOVA becomes a full voting board member of the Central and Eastern European Schools Association (CEESA), the regional European association of US Overseas Schools assisted by the US Department of State.

2009

The Center for Differentiated Learning is formally added to the existing student support services at NOVA.

NOVA receives Award by CIRA for best philanthropic practices in Macedonia.

NOVA receives National Award for best socially responsible practices awarded by the National Coordinative Body for social responsibility of small and medium-sized enterprises.

2010

NOVA opens the doors of its new Early Education Center and Elementary and Middle School facility.

New facilities receive Building of the Year Award by the Association of Architects of the Republic of Macedonia.       

NOVA receives Award by the City Mayor for best environmental sustainability practices in the City of Skopje.

NOVA Head of Schools is named one of the most successful female managers in Macedonia by the marketing agency Marili. 

NOVA is the recipeint of the Student Participation award by the Academy of Central European Schools (ACES), one of the largest school networks in Central and South Eastern Europe aiming at the promotion of dialogue and cross-border cooperation of young people and schools.

NOVA introduces its own transportation services.

NOVA celebrates its 15th year anniversary with a gala event on its premises attended by around 1000 students, alumni, parents, faculty and staff, foreign mission and business community representatives. The guest of honor was US Ambassador, His Excellency Paul Wohlers, whose children attended NOVA.

NOVA Head of Schools is named Educator of the Year (2012) by The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) World of Difference 2012.

NOVA receives National Volunteer Award by the National Council for Volunteerism Development and the Macedonian Ministry of Labor and Social Policy.

2013

NOVA unvelis its plans for the construction of a new Middle School building and a sports and recreation center with construction slated to commence in the academic 2016-17. The HS principal is selected to serve as the advisor to the Macedonian Prime Minister in matters concerning educaition.

NOVA receives its 2nd National Award for best socially responsible practices awarded by the National Coordinative Body for social responsibility of small and medium-sized enterprises.

NOVA is the recipeint of the International Cooperation award by the Academy of Central European Schools (ACES).

2014

NOVA reaches another milestone, the 600-th student mark. 

NOVA receives its 3rd National Award for best socially responsible practices awarded by the National Coordinative Body for social responsibility of small and medium-sized enterprises.

2015

NOVA moves its US and international accreditation to the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools - the Commission on Elementary and Seconday Schools (MSA-CESS). Nearly 3,000 schools, school districts and educational institutions throughout the United States and in more than 90 countries around the globe are accredited by MSA-CESS. The Commission is affiliated with the United States State Department’s Office of Overseas Schools.