Internal Drive Leads to Student Teaching Success
Lauren Jaqua, '14, used the same drive to succeed that resulted in cross country and track victories to earn Teacher of Promise honors from the Kansas Department of Education. Read More
Nicole Welch-Ward and Lauren Jaqua were recently honored as Teachers of Promise. Welch-Ward is completing her teacher certification licensure through Baker's elementary education program. Jaqua is majoring in English and secondary education. Read More
Pi Lambda Theta
International Honor Society and Professional Association | 2013 Members
Kristy Thrasher De la Cruz, ’96, serves as principal at a middle school in New York City. She and her school were recently featured in The New York Times. Read More
Confidence to Guide
After leaving Baker, you will have not only the necessary knowledge but also the confidence to take on a classroom of your own.
Baker School of Education
Baker is known for training exemplary educators.
Creativity, Problem Solving, Critical Thinking
Develop the skills to succeed in the challenging and rewarding field of education.
Reach the Next Generation of Learners
Baker's reputation for producing top teachers puts you in high demand.
Hands-On Classroom Experience
Long before graduation, Baker students work closely with area schools to secure student teaching positions and jobs after graduation.
Program for Special Education
Candidates who wish to receive a two-year provisional license in adaptive special education must complete another area of concentration within the Education Department. Graduates are then provisionally certified to work with adaptive learners at the level specified within their primary area of licensure.