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Tamara Lynn

Tamara Lynn

Email

Office

204 Brown Hall

Phone

660.562.1258
660.562.1561 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2009


Instructor


Education

  • Ed.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis; University of Missouri-Columbia, expected 2022
  • 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

  • 62-372 Systems for Supporting Instruction & Behavior for Students with Disabilities
  • 62-394 Theory and Techniques of Evaluation, Instruction and Behavior in Special Education
  • 62-396 Implementing Techniques and Strategies of Evaluation, Instruction and Behavior in Special Education
  • 62-408 Theory and Techniques of Transition & Career Readiness, Families and Partnerships in Special Education

Academic Interests

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

Scholarly Activity

  • Co-Presenter at MO-Council of Administrators of Special Education (2020, March) “Developing mutually beneficial partnerships for the recruitment and retention of special education teachers”.
  • Lead Presenter at Teacher Education Division-CEC (2019, November) Implementing a profession based assessment to Individualized Education Program (IEP) project to improve personnel preparation”.
  • Lead Presenter for Teaching Classroom Management & Discipline (2019, April) “IEPs and accommodations/modifications for secondary school teachers”.
  • Lead Presenter at Northwest Missouri State University Secondary Student Teacher Return Day (2019, March) “IEPs and accommodations/modifications for secondary school teachers”.
  • Lead Presenter with Co-Presenter at Council for Exceptional Children (2019, January) Improving and evaluating self-advocacy strategies through student participation and student-led IEPs”.
  • Co-Presenter at Teacher Education Division (2018, November) Responding to the needs of early career SETs through educator preparation programs: Program redesign”.
  • Co-Presenter at Presentation at Teacher Education Division (2018, November) “Preparing teacher candidates for the implementation of student led IEPs to improve self-advocacy and self-determination skills for secondary students with disabilities”.
  • Lead Presenter with Co-Presenter at MO-CASE (2018, September) Improving Student Transition Outcomes Through the Implementation of Student Led IEPs”.
  • Publication (2018, August) Kang, Jeongae; Farnan, Shantel; and Lynn, Tamara (2018) "Responding to the needs of early career SETs through educator preparation programs," The Advocate: Vol. 23: No. 6. https://doi.org/10.4148/2637-4552.1002
  • 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 IEPs”.  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. 

Student Group Advisement

  • Northwest Missouri State University Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Student Group,  Co-Advisor

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