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 in addition to teaching Forensic Science and Music Appreciation.

I am grateful to God for the opportunity to connect with and work alongside NorthStar faculty, staff, students, and families from around the world!


With NSA since 2015

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

2 years on church staff as Early Elementary Coordinator

10 years experience working in computer related fields prior to transitioning to the education field


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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