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April 8, 2014
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Longtime HHPR prof inducted into SWC Hall of Fame [4/8/2014]

Dutch1962-ThumbnailFormer Baylor baseball coach Dutch Schroeder, BS ’49, was inducted into the Southwest Conference Hall of Fame on Monday, April 7. Schroeder coached Baylor’s baseball team from 1961-73 and then remained on the faculty at Baylor for 27 years in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation. He was also the driving force behind Baylor’s “B” Association for former athletic letter winners. Read the Waco Tribune-Herald story here.

March 27, 2014
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Superintendent Partnership with Baylor SOE Receives Statewide Recognition

Supers-ThumbnailThe Greater Waco Area Superintendents (GWAS) group, a partnership organized by Baylor University’s School of Education, was recently recognized as an “Exemplary K-12 Partnership” by the Center for Research, Evaluation and Advancement of Teacher Education (CREATE). SOE dean Dr. Jon Engelhardt said, “This distinction gives public acknowledgement for the high quality efforts these educational leaders expend working together and the accomplishments they have realized on behalf of the greater Waco community.” Read more here.

March 1, 2014
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SOE professor Dr. Susan Johnsen Wins Statewide Honor [3/1/2014]

SusanJohnsen-smallDr. Susan Johnsen, professor in the SOE’s Department of Educational Psychology, has been recognized as the Texas Association for the Gifted & Talented (TAGT) State Advocate for the Gifted. This honor is given in recognition of outstanding service, contribution and commitment to gifted and talented education and students in Texas. Continue Reading →

February 27, 2014
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School of Education Professor Dr. Tony Talbert Honored for Qualitative Research [2/27/2014]

219594Dr. Tony Talbert, professor in the Baylor School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, received the McGraw Hill Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of his career of scholarly contributions to qualitative and ethnographic research. The award was presented by the Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference (EQRC) at its 26th annual conference in February. The EQRC is a national, juried, research conference. Continue Reading →

February 26, 2014
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Team led by SOE’s Trena Wilkerson Receives National Award [2/26/2014]

TrenaThumbnailBaylor’s GEAR UP Mathematics Initiative, developed by professors in Baylor’s School of Education (SOE) and Math Department, received a national award in October. The School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA) presented the Baylor collaborators with the Award for Excellence in Integrating Science and Mathematics. Continue Reading →