Education majors honored as Teachers of Promise
Baldwin City, Kan. — Two Baker University School of Education students were recently honored as Teachers of Promise.
Mariah Barnett, a music education major from Lawrence, Kan., and Haley Epperson, an elementary education major from Eudora, Kan., were recognized by the Kansas State Department of Education in Topeka for the distinction.
The Teachers of Promise award is presented by the Kansas State Department of Education to recognize, recruit and retain the best Kansas teachers for Kansas children. Teacher education students are selected by their respective Kansas college or university education faculty for the prestigious designation.
In November, Baker's Jesse Green, a biology education major from Baldwin City, Kan., and Tiffany Steinbacher, an elementary education major from Erie, Kan., were honored as Teachers of Promise at the Kansas Teacher of the Year banquet in Wichita.