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Northwest Missouri State University

Shantel Farnan

Shantel Farnan



229 Brown Hall


660.562.1561 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2010


Non-Tenured Track


  • Ed Specialist - Superintendency, Northwest Missouri State University, 2008
  • Masters of Science in Educational Leadership/Elementary, Northwest Missouri State University, 1999
  • Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education/Mentally Handicapped, Northwest Missouri State University, 1995

Courses Taught

  • Intro to Cross Categorical Special Education
  • Teaching Cross Categorical Special Education: Academic/Behavioral
  • Practicum: Cross Categorical Special Education
  • Administration of Special Education

Academic Interests

  • Transition
  • Special Education Administraction
  • Autism
  • RtI
  • Grant Writing

Scholarly Activity

  • Presented at Missouri School Counselor Association Fall Conference
  • Presented at Missouri Council of Administrators of Special Education (MO-CASE) Fall Conference on multiple occasions
  • Presented at Northeast RPDC's Regional Workshop on RtI at DESE's request

Other Professional Experiences

  • Board member and Professional Development chair of Missouri Council of Administrators of Special Education (MO-CASE)
  • Co-Chair of Local Administrators of Special Education (LASE)
  • Member of Council for Exceptional Children (CE)
  • Community Transition Team (CTT) member
  • Treasurer for Nodaway County Recreation/Education for Adults with Disabilities


Enjoying spending time with family camping, biking, reading and teaching Children's Liturgy of the Word at our church

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