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July 1, 2015
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High School Students in PACE Visit Baylor and SOE [07/01/2015]

PACE-Blog-650wIn June, Baylor SOE helped welcome to campus the Promoting Achievement in Communities Everywhere (PACE) program, a nonprofit organization that serves upperclassmen high school students. Students visited Baylor as part of an annual two-week summer trip to explore different colleges.

Dr. Lakia Scott, assistant professor in the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum & Instruction, has led this summer trip since 2011, when she got involved with PACE.

“PACE is a college readiness initiative that provides exposure and enrichment to minority youth about entering and completing postsecondary education goals,” Scott said. Continue Reading →

December 9, 2014
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SOE Students Share Christmas Cheer [12/9/2014]

Baylor School of Education assistant professor Dr. Lakia Scott and students in her Elementary Literacy Education classes created  book bags for the children Mission Waco serves as Christmas gifts. Each Baylor student donated a book with a multi-cultural theme, and Dr. Scott contributed the bags. Then they got together to decorate each bag to match the book’s theme and later delivered them to Mission Waco. Dr. Scott has done the same type of project at previous schools before she came to Baylor this fall. She believes Baylor students can better connect to the Waco community through this project. (Video by Kate McGuire)