Baylor Ghana Mission Trip Has Lasting Impact on SOE Student-Faculty Duo
If you asked Baylor School of Education senior Branda Greening a year ago about her vision for education and her plan for the future, she might have said education was the “window of opportunity” and her life plans were determined. Now Greening’s response is drastically different — after her experience on the Baylor Mission Trip to Ghana with her education professor, Dr. Lakia Scott of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction.
Explore SOE Programs at the Graduate School Open House
Baylor School of Education graduate programs will be participating in the Graduate School Open House on Oct. 6, 2016. Please join us to meet the faculty and learn about doctoral and master’s programs in Curriculum & Instruction, Educational Administration and Educational Psychology. Read more about the SOE graduate programs here: SOE Graduate Programs And click through to register for the Open House.
SOE Student Named Regional Water Polo Coach of the Year
Alexis Crocker is the 2016 West Region Water Polo Boys Coach of the Year. That might not sound surprising for the coach of the Midway High School team, which won the region. But Crocker does not work for Midway ISD. Instead, she is a volunteer coach while also a junior student at Baylor University School of Education, majoring in secondary English, Language Arts and Reading. She started coaching the team her freshman year, when she was barely a year older than some of her players.
Baylor School of Education Honors “Memorable Teachers” for 2016
Two Texas teachers were honored at the annual Baylor School of Education Senior Recognition Banquet on April 21. Every year, Baylor SOE honors memorable teachers who were nominated by Baylor School of Education seniors. Students submit essays to support their nomination, and educators are chosen by a Baylor faculty committee. Those honored this year were Samantha Herrington of Huntsville, nominated by Brittany Rollins (pictured, left), and Susana Milhoan of Wylie, nominated by Erica Amos.
SOE Graduate Students Honored with Who’s Who
Three graduate students in the Baylor School of Education were awarded the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for the 2015-2016 academic year — Dr. Yara Farah, December 2015 graduate, Dept. of Educational Psychology — gifted education and measurement; Laura Phipps, graduate student in School Psychology, Dept. of Educational Psychology; Dan Woodward, graduate student in School Psychology, Dept. of Educational Psychology. Woodward is pictured working with a student at the Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities.