Dr. Sarah Jean Baker


Childhood Ed and Family Studies
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Childhood Ed and Family Studies
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, School Improvement, 2016, Texas State University
  • BA, Early Childhood and Elementary Education, 2002, Concordia University
  • MEd, Educational Administration, 2009, Texas State University


  • ECE 301 Emergent Literacy and Communication Arts
  • ECE 302 Social Studies and Sociomoral Development
  • ECE 303 Mathematics and Science for Young Children

Research and professional interests

  • Teacher and educational leadership preparation and development
  • Early childhood education
  • Mentoring
  • Women’s issues in schools, specifically the intersection of mothering and leadership

Awards and honors

  • David L. Clark Graduate Research Seminar Scholar, 2016