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The Department of Educational Leadership prepares graduates for exemplary leadership of public and private institutions and for educational research, offering graduate programs in K-12 and higher education leadership and sports administration and an undergraduate program in leadership.
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Dec
2
2020
School Psychology Doc Student Named Tops in Texas
Brandon Parker, a third-year PhD student in School Psychology, was awarded the 2020 Texas Association of School Psychology (TASP) Outstanding Graduate Doctoral Student Award.

Parker was nominated by his current practicum supervisor, Lindsay Shockley, BA ’06 (psychology), EdS ’09 (School Psychology), a school psychologist for Lorena ISD, south of Waco. At Lorena ISD, Parker provides individual counseling services to students placed in special education.

“I help students work on increasing positive thoughts, feelings, and behaviors,” Parker said. “I help them with social skills and study skills, and I help them with emotional regulation and anger management.”
Nov
23
2020
Fall 2020 IMPACT now Online
The fall 2020 issue of Baylor Impact newsletter is now online. This issue is online only, and alumni should have received an email with the newsletter today. If you did not receive an email with the newsletter, please let us know by emailing BaylorImpact@baylor.edu.

The Fall Impact issue features the work of faculty, students, and alumni who are making a difference through education. Read about exciting new academic programs, how our faculty are serving educators, and how student teachers are succeeding in the midst of a global pandemic.
Oct
14
2020
Guest Blog: How teachers can “warm up a cold, virtual space”
It seems likely that one could begin a narrative with “That summer when…” and launch into a description of high temps, high anxiety and trips canceled, with images of teachers pivoting, prepping and re-prepping, and anyone who lived through it will nod knowingly and say: “That had to be Summer 2020.”

For me, Summer 2020 was that summer when I taught ESL Methodology, Spanish as a modern language, and ESOL courses for international students in China. Start to finish, it was a summer of immersion in online second language acquisition and pedagogy.

And I learned three things in an immersive online teaching summer.