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Dr. Candee Baker

Instructor - Regional Campuses
Elementary Education

Office: Poplar Bluff, Kennett, and Sikeston campuses 


“I am thankful for the opportunity to serve humanity.  As an educator, I hope that the best of ‘me’ lives on through my students who will become future teachers.  They are my legacy.” ~ Dr. Candee Baker

  • Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Arkansas State University
  • M.A. in Elementary Educational Administration, Southeast Missouri State University
  • B.S. in Elementary Education, Southeast Missouri State University
  • A.A. in Education, Three Rivers College
  • 1990, Elementary Education, Grades 1-8, Career CPC
  • 2010, Principal, Elementary, Grades K-8, Initial Administration
  • 2011, Gifted Education, Grades K-12
 Courses Taught 
  • Content Area Literacy
  • Content Field Experience
  • Introduction to Math, Science, Social Studies, and Health Techniques
  • Diversity in America’s Schools
  • Literacy Field Experience
  • Family/School collaboration in Early Childhood
  • Emergent and Early Literacy Instruction
  • Intermediate and Middle Scholl Literacy
  • Struggling Reader
  • Introduction to Education as a Profession
  • Advanced Field Experience
  • Early Childhood Student Teaching
  • Middle School Student Teaching
  • Elementary Student Teaching
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Classroom Management, Climate, and Learning
  • Pedagogy:  Elementary Instructional Models/Strategies
  • Introduction to Teaching
  • Techniques of Teaching Elementary Math
  • Techniques of Teaching Elementary Science
  • Techniques of Teaching Elementary Social Studies
  • Children and the Arts
  • Theory of Learning and Management
  • Elementary Field Block II
  • Elementary Field Block III
  • Foundations of Reading Techniques
  • Foundations of Language Arts Techniques
 Recent Presentations 
  • Women’s Aware Conference – Mentoring:  The Power of Women Helping Women


Scully 313
Dept. of Elem., Early & Special Edu.
One University Plaza, MS 5575
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701