Mary Baker is the director of SMARTspace@NIU, which provides free, virtual, standards-aligned STEAM learning opportunities for preK-12th grade learners. Mary ardently promotes student creativity through online, problem-based learning opportunities to help learners collaborate, engage in STEAM activities, develop innovative solutions to authentic problems, and make connections across multiple disciplines. Mary holds a B.F.A. (graphic design), M.F.A. (studio art), M.Ed. (educational technology), Ed.S. (educational technology), and multiple teaching certifications.
2017 — Northern Illinois University Center for P-20 Engagement.