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Northstar Academy

A fully accredited private online
Christian school for grades 4-12

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Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Patty Farrer

Instructional Technology Strategist

Hello, my name is Patty Farrer. As the Instructional Technology Strategist, I work alongside the IT, Curriculum, and leadership teams to integrate technology into the teaching and learning processes.

My role involves providing training and support to educators, collaborating on curriculum development, selecting and integrating educational technologies, offering technical assistance, conducting research on technology’s effectiveness, and communicating with stakeholders. Essentially, I facilitate the effective use of technology in education, ensuring it enhances teaching and learning experiences for students while aligning with educational goals and standards.


With NSA since 2015

7 years teaching prior to NSA

3 years on church staff as Early Elementary Coordinator

10 years experience in computer related fields within the business world prior to transitioning into education


B.S. Computer Information Systems: The Gordon Ford College of Business at Western Kentucky University

M.Ed. Elementary Education: The College of Education at Grand Canyon University


ACSI: Elementary Education; Secondary Social Studies; Secondary Business; & Secondary Computer Science