Significant people shaped the School of Education in ways few others did. These are their stories. 

Dr. Anita Baker

Baylor professor for 33 years — she had no aspirations to teach at the college level, but she impacted thousands of Baylor SOE graduates.

Frederick Eby

Department of Pedagogy professor, beginning in 1900. Eby studied under famed educational philosopher John Dewey. 

Lorena Stretch

Third Chairman, or "Dean," of the School of Education, from 1935 until 1957. For many years Stretch was the lone woman in the department. 

Susan Johnsen, Ph.D. 

Professor Emeritus of the Department of Educational Psychology, where she founded and directed the Ph.D. program and programs related to gifted and talented education.

Catherine "Kate" Atkinson Bell 

A 1931 Baylor graduate for whom Kate Bell Elementary School in Houston is named. 

Ginger Boyd Terrell 

At 88 years young, this 1951 graduate of the Baylor School of Education is still teaching.