Coordinator of Student Teacher Placement
and Field ExperienceKaren Baar

Office: Bishop Hall 618
Phone: (231) 591-2689
E-mail Address:


Education: Master of Science in Career and Technical Education
Concentration: Instructor Option
Dissertation Topic: “A Comparison of the Relationship between Personality Type and Selected Demographic and Academic Characteristics”
Professional Experience: 14 years in higher education and 22 years in allied health education
Teaching Experience: Adjunct faculty at Ferris State University and Baker College of Cadillac
Professional Development: National Student Teacher Supervision Conference; Learn Today, Teach Tomorrow Conference; SOE Academic Advising Workshop; FSU Employee Leadership Development Program; Disabilities Workshop; Collaboration with MI and Out-of-State Teacher Preparation Programs; Annual Equity in the Classroom Conference; Diversity Lecture Series
Presentations/ Publications: Field Placement Informational Meetings; Student Teaching Orientation; University Supervisor Clinical Supervision Workshop; Program Presentations to Local Schools; FPO Video; Pre-Student Teaching and Student Teaching Guides
Professional Memberships: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD); Directors and Representatives of Teacher Education Programs (DARTEP); Michigan Association of College for Teacher Education (MACTE); Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)
Additional Duties Review Committee, Chair; TEAC Stakeholders Committee Member; Search Committee Member; Field Placement Policies and Procedures; University Supervisor and Seminar Instructor;
Hobbies Reading, art, music, gardening, walking and bicycling