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Bettina Baker: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Dr. Bettina P. Baker
Associate Professor, Reading Coordinator



Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Educational consultant, low-income, low performing school districts
  • Founder and Chair, Urban Education Researchnet Group
  • Author or co-author of more than 30 scholarly articles and papers

Professional Profile:

Professor Baker earned her Ph.D. in Leadership in Professional Education from The University of Pennsylvania, her M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from Chestnut Hill College and her B.A. in Elementary Education from Neumann College. Her doctoral interests focused on the effect of university-school partnerships on the literacy rates of inner-city children, and her professional work has focused on educational research and curriculum development, as well as on improving literacy and achievement in low-income school districts.

Teaching and Related Service:

 Courses taught:

  •  Elementary Reading Methods
  •  Diagnosis and Remediation of Reading Problems
  •  Children’s Literature
  •  Foundations of Education

 Previously taught at:

  •  Neumann College
  •  Chestnut Hill College