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Northwest Missouri State University

Jill Baker

Jill Baker



228 Brown Hall


660.562.1561 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 2003


Departmental Advisor


  • MS.Ed. Elementary and Middle School Administration
  • BS.Ed. Elementary and Special Education

Courses Taught

  • Developmental Foundations
  • Ecology of Teaching
  • Professional Learning Community I
  • Observation and Activity
  • Classroom and Behavior Management
  • Content Practicum
  • Reading/Language Arts Practicum

Academic Interests

  • Student engagement techniques
  • Academic success of at-risk college students
  • Interventions for at-risk college students
  • Academic Advisement

Scholarly Activity

  • Recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education for interventions work
  • Research on using engagement techniques in general education courses 

Student Group Advisement

  • Academic Coordinator for the Education Academic Living Community

Other Professional Experience

  • Elementary Teacher, Grades K-8
  • Middle School Science Teacher, Grades 5-8
  • Elementary School Principal, Horace Mann Laboratory School
  • Statewide staff developer
  • Cooperative Learning Trainer