Spring 2022 | Volume 15, Number 2
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Preparing Leaders, Impacting the World, Shaping the Future


  • R1 status in the School of Education
  • Preparing Teacher
  • Dr. Rachelle Rogers Leades ATE
  • Alumni Profile: Janice More McCall, BA '72
  • MA Grade Jalen Pitre's Academic Success

Spring 2022

Emily Kassing Teaching

A hallmark of Baylor’s educator preparation program is extensive experience in real classrooms, with seniors spending the entire year as teaching interns.

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The School of Education's dedication to educator preparation is helping solve a national challenge while furthering the Baylor mission to educate students “for worldwide leadership and service. . . .”


Baylor is now designated as a doctoral university with “very high research activity,” but what does R1 status mean for the School of Education (SOE)?


Dr. Rachelle Rogers, clinical professor of mathematics education, is the 2022-23 president of the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE), a national organization that promotes quality teacher education.


A Baylor SOE education has been essential in Janice McCall's role as co-founder of Restoration Gateway, a ministry in Uganda serving 250 orphans and including a school focused on active learning.


Dr. Perry Glanzer is leading a multi-disciplinary Baylor research team that received a $2.7 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to study the development of moral identity and virtue in college students.

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Dr. Mack Burke receives two new grant awards, totaling $6.7 million; graduate students win Baylor research and teaching awards; Dr. Todd Kettler publishes a book on gifted education.


For Baylor football fans, Jalen Pitre's success story is a familiar one. But Pitre also found success in the classroom, describing himself as an "aggressive learner."


Maya Garrett’s calling to a career helping others was inspired by a teacher and made possible through the SOE's Lois Weatherall Endowed Scholarship.


The Texas State Board for Educator Certification recognized Baylor as a high-performing educator preparation program in the category "Rigorous and Robust Preparation," based on certification exams.