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Northwest Missouri State University

Student Organizations


BookCats is a club dedicated to promoting a love of reading to all age groups. The club reads children's literature and discusses ways to use these books in classrooms. BookCats is a great place for future teachers to begin growing their future libraries

Contact Sponsor:
Mrs. Susanne Nuttall

Council for Exceptional Children

“The Council for Exceptional Children is an international community of professionals who are the voice and vision of special and gifted education. CEC's mission is to improve, through excellence and advocacy, the education and quality of life for children and youth with exceptionalities and to enhance engagement of their families.”

The organization works primarily with the adults and students with disabilities in the area in a classroom while advocating to the community about their importance in society.

On-Campus Organizations

K.I.D.S. (Kind Individuals Dedicated to Students)

This organization is open to all Northwest students who are interested in spending time with elementary-school-aged children. This group meets monthly and provides an evening of games, crafts, and snacks for elementary children and their Northwest "buddies."

Contact Sponsor:
Dr. Kristina Alexander

Dr. Alexander

Regional and State Organizations

S.M.S.T.A. (Student Missouri State Teachers' Association)

Contact Sponsor:
Dr. Virgil Freeman, 562-1838

Dr. Freeman