What is an education degree?
If you want to be a pivotal figure in the next generation of learners, then a degree in education is for you. Learn how to inspire students, encourage potential, and create lasting impressions that shape the decision-making process.
Develop the skills to foster meaningful connections and drive positive change. Whether it is elementary, secondary, special, or physical education, educators arguably have one of the most important jobs in the world.
Why study education at Baker University?
Baker University’s education program gives you the necessary skills for a successful career. Here you will gain classroom knowledge and hands-on experience in educating children from various backgrounds. Not everyone learns the same way, but everyone deserves the same educational opportunities.
Baker University works closely with local school districts and districts in the Kansas City area to secure student-teaching positions to provide the necessary tools to excel before and after graduation.
Education Course Descriptions
The Department of Education gives these awards with financial prizes to be applied to the following year’s tuition:
- Mildred Hunt Riddle Departmental Recognition Scholarship for Education
- Carol Lee Miller and Carla Miller Reynolds Scholarship
- E. Vincent “Doc” Reichley Scholarship
- Helen Bauer Endowed Scholarship
- Rose Lister Goertz Scholarship
- Clara Louise Johanning-Dufrene Scholarship
- Dan and Peggy Harris Scholarship
Meet the Faculty
Dr. Charlsie Prosser
Department Chair, Professor of Education
B.S. Austin Peay State University, M.S. University of Missouri at Kansas City, Ed.S. Austin Peay State University, Ed.D. Baker University
Office: Case Hall 200
Dr. Amy Wintermantel
Professor of Education
B.A. Bethany College; M.S. Emporia State University; M.S., Ph.D. Kansas State University
Office: Case Hall 202
Dr. Verneda Edwards
Dean of the School of Education
B.S. Kansas State University, M.S. Kansas State University, Ed.D. Oklahoma State University
Office: Overland Park campus
Dr. Tara Burnham
Assistant Professor of Education
B.S. Baker University, M.L.A. Baker University, Ph.D. Walden University
Office: Case 202