Fall 2015 | Volume 9, Number 1
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Preparing Leaders, Impacting the World, Shaping the Future


  • Getting to know the New Dean
  • La Dolce Vita
  • Alumni Profile: Rebecca McHenney
  • Faculty News
  • A Matter of Principals

Fall 2015


Read the Q&A with Dr. Michael McLendon, new Dean of the Baylor School of Education and professor of higher education. McLendon came to Baylor from previous academic leadership positions at Southern Methodist University and Vanderbilt University.


A Baylor graduate of 1991, Dr. Michael McLendon returned "home" and became Dean of the School of Education on July 1. Read his first message to you here.


Baylor School of Education’s undergraduate program for future teachers is designed to produce classroom leaders who are ready for the challenge on day one. Take a glance at the program by the numbers.


Annual and endowed giving to the School of Education has been growing in recent years. See the five-year trends and learn where alumni are giving and how you can help.


The School of Education boasts a robust graduate program, both in number of students and in scholarly production. Read about our stellar graduates!


School of Education Alumni are invited to join the SOE for a tailgate in the courtyard of the Marrs McLean Science Building. Sign up at this link. It's free, but reservations are required. Once you reserve, you will receive details via email when game time is announced.


A group of Baylor School of Education graduate candidates explored similarities and differences between American and Italian schools during a study-abroad experience in May. This year, five students and two professors took the trip.


See the sights and sounds of Italy, including visits to schools in Rome and Florence, as experienced by the graduate students on the School of Education study-abroad trip.


Secondary math major Rebecca McHenney, BSEd ’15, is teaching in Mexico as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant. She said being an education major was helpful in the intensive application process.


Read a Q&A with Baylor School of Education graduate and Fulbright recipient Rebecca McHenney. You'll also learn what her professors and mentors have to say.


A graduate degree in school psychology will deliver the number-one ranked social sciences career, according to U.S. News. And Baylor's program boasts a 100 percent pass rate on the national exam.


Meet new faculty members and read recent news about our School of Education faculty here — including a new faculty in residence, editorial accomplishments, and leadership positions.


It takes a special calling, along with specialized training and certification, to be a principal or assistant principal. The job offers a great deal of satisfaction, but not a lot of financial reward. That’s why it’s important Baylor School of Education provides scholarship support for students in the MSEd Principal Certification Preparation program through the Hale Endowment.