Meet Our Faculty and Staff

Patty Farrer

Education Technology Specialist

I have been with NSA since 2015 in various roles; elementary teacher, lead teacher, curriculum support specialist, and social studies teacher. As of 2018, you will find me serving on the support and curriculum teams as the Education Technology Specialist.

I am grateful to God for the opportunity to work alongside NorthStar faculty, teachers, students, and parents from around the world!


With NSA since 2015

Prior to NSA: 7 years teaching in public, private school, co-op, and homeschool settings

2 years on church staff as Early Elementary Coordinator

Prior to teaching, 5 years experience in various computer related roles


B.S. Computer Information Systems: Western Kentucky University

M.Ed. Elementary Education: Grand Canyon University


Mississippi: Elementary Education (K-6)

Mississippi: Social Studies (7-12)

Mississippi: Business Education (7-12)

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