Lynn Tarvin | Webster University

Lynn Tarvin

Adjunct Faculty
School of Education




Lynn Tarvin has a Bachelor of Science in Education from Missouri Southern State University and a Master of Educational Technology from MidAmerica Nazarene University. Lynn has taught in the Independence School District all his career, beginning with French and German in 2002. In 2009, Lynn was selected to develop the district's High School Newcomer ELL program. In 2010, Lynn received the Project ELL-MO grant from the University of Missouri—Columbia, completing ESOL certification in 2011 and continuing ESOL studies until May 2014. Lynn also holds Missouri teacher certification in French, German, Math, and Science. Lynn supports high school ESL and mainstream teachers through curriculum development and individual mentoring. In 2014, Lynn worked with Missouri DESE's Diverse Learner Amplification program, differentiating lessons from the state Model Curriculum. His areas of interest include systemic functional linguistics, program development and student retention, instructional coaching, and teacher leadership. Lynn lives in Independence with his wife and son.