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Northwest Missouri State University


Tamara Lynn

Tamara Lynn

Email

Office

203 Brown Hall

Phone

660.562.1258
660.562.1561 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2009

Instructor


Education

  • Ed.S. Educational Leadership (K-12 Administration & Special Education Administration); Northwest Missouri State University, 2016
  • M.S.Ed. Special Education; Northwest Missouri State University, 2009
  • B.S. Business Administration-Management; University of Missouri-Columbia, 2002

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Special Education
  • Transition & Career Education for Students with Disabilities (undergraduate)
  • Transition/Career Education for Students with Disabilities: Process and Resources (graduate)
  • Techniques for Conferencing & Collaboration

Academic Interests

  • Transition Services
  • Stakeholder Collaboration & Teams
  • Professional Development
  • Autism Consultation

Scholarly Activity

Regional:

  • Local Administrators of Special Education President, 2014-Present

Local:

  • In-District Autism Consultant, 2013-Present
  • Growing Opportunities (GO) Advisory Council, 2013-Present
  • Lettuce Dream Board Member, 2013-2014
  • Co-Presenter (2016, September). "Speech Language Pathologists & Speech Implementers". Presented for Speech Language Pathologists & Speech Implementers in Northwest Missouri School Districts, Maryville, MO.
  • Presenter (2015 & 2016). "New Special Education Teacher Cohort." 4 Trainings/cohort group. Presented for new teachers in Northwest Missouri School Districts, Maryville, MO.
  • Presenter (2014-2016).  "Paraprofessional Roles & Responsibilities.' 2 Trainings/year.  Presented for paraprofessionals in Northwest Missouri, Maryville, MO.
  • Presenter (2015, November). "Students with Challenging Behaviors." Presented at Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville MO
  • Presenter (2015, August). "Verbal De-escalation & Challenging Students". Presented at Tarkio School District, Tarkio, MO.
  • Co-Presenter (2015, February). "ECSE & Transition Roundtable".   Presented at the Northwest Local Administrators of Special Education (LASE), Maryville, Missouri.
  • Co-Presenter (2015, January). "Writing Social and Behavioral Goals for Compliant IEP's." Presented at the Northwest Local Administrators of Special Education (LASE), Maryville, Missouri.
  • Co-Presenter (2015, January). "Case History & Student Profile." Presented at the Northwest Local Administrators of Special Education (LASE), Maryville, Missouri.
  • Co-Presenter (2014, December). "The Review of Existing Data". Presented at the Northwest Local Administrators of Special Education (LASE), Maryville, Missouri.
  • Presenter (2014, October). "DESE Updates."  Presented to the Special Education Coordinators in Northwest Missouri School Districts, Maryville, Missouri.
  • Presenter (2014, October). "Defensive Behavior & Difficult Students."  Presented for Growing Opportunities After School Program, Maryville, MO
  • Co-Presenter (2014, October). "The Evaluation Process & Using the Review of Existing Data to Support & Drive Decision Making". Presented at the Northwest Local Administrators of Special Education (LASE), Maryville, Missouri.

Other Professional Experiences

  • ACES Director, Maryville R-II School District (Maryville, Missouri), July 2014 - Present
  • Special Education Teacher & Compliance Team Member, Maryville R-II School District (Maryville, Missouri), 2012-2014
  • Special Education Teacher & Transition Coordinator, Savannah R-III School District (Savannah, Missouri), 2006-2012
  • Paraprofessional, North Kansas City School District (Kansas City, Missouri), 2002-2006