In March, Baylor’s Center for Christian Education (CCE) was well into arrangements for its annual summer learning academy, intending to welcome 250 educators to campus. Then COVID-19 hit. CCE made a quick pivot to help educators survive and thrive.
Dr. Shanna Hagan-Burke, who became Dean of the School of Education in July, shares her goals and gratitude for the School and for Baylor. Even arriving in the midst of a pandemic, she has felt a warm welcome.
Kenley Bailey Ritter, a PhD student in Curriculum & Instruction, graduated from Baylor with a degree in secondary mathematics education and has pursued an adventurous career in teaching and leadership on two continents.
Jim and Kaye Patterson are advocates of the School of Education with a desire to provide opportunities for future educators. The Pattersons emphasize Baylor’s positive campus environment as a big reason they choose to give back to their alma mater.