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Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010
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Associate professor wins award

Overland Park, Kan. — Elizabeth Ann Sanders, associate professor and director of continuing education at Baker University, has been named the recipient of the 2010 M. Claradine Johnson Award. The award will be presented at the awards luncheon of the AdvancED Kansas Fall Conference on Oct.  5 at the Marriott Hotel in Wichita.2_educator

Sanders has embraced many leadership roles in public schools, higher education, and professional organizations. She previously has served as the director of senior high education and a principal in the Olathe public schools, supervised student teachers for the University of Kansas, and taught in the Shawnee Mission public schools.

She has served as an AdvancED Quality Assurance Review chair, a North Central Association visiting team chair for many schools, a board member for the United School Administrators, president of the Kansas Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (KASCD) and a member of the advisory council for Pittsburg State University’s College of Education. She has been recognized with the Distinguished Administrator’s Service Award and has shared her expertise via presentations at numerous conferences.

The award is named after M. Claradine Johnson, who served as the state director of Kansas NCA before the organization evolved to AdvancED Kansas.

Baker University is committed to student learning, and developing confident, competent and responsible contributors to society.