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January 12, 2015
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Baylor School of Education Prepares Leaders [1/12/2015]

KrysBlogSeveral Baylor School of Education (SOE) graduates are serving as elected president or president-elect of statewide associations that serve educators or educational administrators. Other Baylor SOE alumni hold executive leadership roles at statewide organizations for educators. (If you know of additional Baylor SOE alumni in statewide or national leadership roles, please email us at BaylorImpact@baylor.edu.)

Presidents:

Dr. Krystal Goree, BSEd ’78, MSEd ’96, PhD ’11, (pictured above) is the 2014-15 president of the Texas Directors of Field Experiences (TDFE). Goree is a clinical faculty member in the Baylor School of Education and director of the SOE’s Office of Professional Practice. Continue Reading →

December 19, 2014
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SOE graduate to head Kentucky Community and Technical College System [12/19/2014]

JayBox-BlogSchool of Education (SOE) graduate Jay Box, EdD ’94, has been named president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS). The organization’s board of regents voted unanimously to choose Box for the position on Nov. 16. Box has been serving as chancellor of the Kentucky system since 2009 — providing system-wide leadership for academic affairs, economic development, work force training, and research and policy analysis. He will begin his presidency on Jan. 16, succeeding Dr. Michael B. McCall, KCTCS’s first and only president.

Dr. Robert Cloud, SOE professor of higher education and chair of the Department of Educational Administration, was excited to hear the news about his former doctoral student. Continue Reading →

July 16, 2014
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SOE Grad Named Regional Superintendent of the Year [7/16/14]

M-McFarland ThumbnailBaylor School of Education graduate Dr. Michael McFarland, superintendent of Lancaster ISD, is the Region 10 Superintendent of the Year.

The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) announced winners in each of the state’s eighteen regions. Five finalists will be named in August, and the statewide winner will be announced in September at the convention of TASB and the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA). Continue Reading →

July 1, 2014
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Two SOE Grads Featured in Wacoan Magazine [7/1/2014]

-PenaThumbnailFinalHaving a degree in education can make you a better parent, according to a couple of SOE grads. That’s what Baylor School of Education alumni Aaron Pena, BSEd ’97, and Patricia Avila Pena, BSEd ’96, said in the cover story of the June 2014 edition of the Wacoan Magazine. The couple and their three children were pictured on the cover and in a Q&A story inside. Continue Reading →

April 8, 2014
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SOE Grad a Finalist for National Education Award [4/8/2014]

MartyCrawford-ThumbnailDr. Marty Crawford, BSEd ’96, Superintendent of West ISD, is a finalist for a national educator award. Nominated by his education colleagues for the 2014 LifeChanger of the Year, Crawford was recognized because of his work getting students back to school after the April 17 fertilizer plant explosion in West last year. Read the story in the Waco Tribune-Herald here.

March 24, 2014
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Goodloe signs “Before Brittney” at Baylor Bookstore [3/24/2014]

NancyGoodloe-ThumbnailDr. Nancy Goodloe, author of “Before Brittney: A Legacy of Champions,” held a book signing Saturday, March 22, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Baylor Bookstore. The book is a written and pictorial look at the history of Baylor women’s athletics and the journey that brought it the great success it has today. Continue Reading →