NTC Names Shantel Northbird As New American Indian Student Mentor

Northwest Technical College student nurse Shantel Northbird has over ten years of experience in higher education. From the hallways of Indiana’s University of Notre Dame to the biology labs of Bemidji State University, Northbird is now excelling as a nursing student at Northwest Tech and was recently appointed to the college’s new American Indian student mentor position.

NTC Among the First Minnesota State Colleges to Offer simSchool for Educators


At the onset of COVID-19 in Spring 2020, Northwest Technical College Early Childhood Education Instructor Heather Sutherland searched far and wide for field experience opportunities when state guidelines restricted in-person activities. Now, Northwest Tech is one of three institutions within the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities to pilot an internet-based classroom simulation program for future educators.