Edna Baker, Ed.D.

Edna Baker 

Department: Teaching and Inclusive Learning
Rank, Program:
Assistant Professor, Professional Development School Director, Program Director of Undergraduate Childhood Education

Contact info:     
Email:  bakere@sage.edu                                                                           
Phone: 518.244.2498
Office:  Education 205A

Degree Information:

  • Ed. D., Educational Leadership, The Sage Colleges,  Albany, New York
  • Administrative Certification, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams, Massachusetts
  • M.S., Reading , Radford University, Radford, Virginia
  • B.S. Elementary Education, St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York

Dissertation:
Professional Development in 21st Century Skills in the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES

Professional Education Certifications:

  • New York State, Common Branch  Certification – grades N-6
  • New York State, Reading Certification – K-12
  • New York State, School Administrator Supervisor Certification, SAS
  • (Permanent -Building Principal) – K-12
  • New York State, School District Administrator Certification, SDA
  • (Permanent - School Superintendent) – K-12

Courses Taught:

  • EDU 206  Educational Psychology
  • EDU 252  Learning, Language & Literacy
  • EDU 306  Inclusive Learning Design
  • EDU 314  Social Studies Methods
  • EDU 323  Teaching Math/Science/Technology
  • EDU 337  Classroom Management
  • EDU 352  Advanced Learning, Language & Literacy
  • EDU 401  Student Teaching (Grades 1-3)
  • EDU 402  Student Teaching (Grades 4-6)
  • EDU 505  Topics in Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • EDU 522  Teaching in Math/Science/Technology
  • EDU 523  Teaching in the Humanities
  • EDU 594  Teachers as Researchers

Research:

  • 21st Century Instructional Practices in Elementary Schools
  • Teacher Certification Assessment
  • Classroom Management and School Discipline
  • Building Learning Communities
  • School/Community Relations
  • Parental Involvement

Accomplishments:

  • Professional Membership in Phi Delta Kappa

Service:

  • New York State/Pearson Publishing Pilot for Teacher Certification
  • Sage, Esteves School of Education Social Committee
  • Live Text Specialist
  • Service Learning

Partnerships:

  • School 2, Troy City School District  – Professional Development School
  • Albany City School District Student Teaching
  • Lansingburgh Schools Student Teaching
  • Blue Creek Elementary School, North Colonie School District – Professional Development School

Personal:

Special Interests:  Reading, Housing Restoration/Construction