School of Education Educational Administration

Mark Baron

Mark Baron
Professor
Educational Administration: Educational Administration, School of Education
Phone: 605-677-5269
Bio:
Taught high school science in Baltimore City and American Overseas schools, and was high school principal in American Overseas schools. Also, have spent 21 years in higher education.
Teaching Interests:
Research design and methodology Educational leadership School improvement
Research Interests:
Educational measurement School improvement Educational leadership
Education:
  • Ph D, Educational Administration, University of Alabama, 1991
  • MA, Educational Administration, University of Alabama, 1990
  • Masters of Education, Secondary Education, Towson University, 1989
  • BA, Biology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1972
Grants:
  • SD Secondary School Health Profiles, SD DOE, (2012 - 2013)
  • SD Secondary Health Profiles, SD DOE, (2011 - 2012)
Publications:
  • Baron, M., Phillips, R., Perceived Leadership Styles and Effectiveness of Aviation Program Leaders: A Four-frame Analysis.
  • Fayer, L., Zalud, G., Baron, M., Anderson, C., Duggin, T., (2011), Student perceptions of the use of inquiry practices in a biology survey laboratory course, Journal of College Science Teaching, vol. 41, iss. 2, pp. 20-26.
  • Lloyd-Smith, L., Baron, M., (2010), Beyond conferences: Attitudes of high school administrators toward parental involvement in one small Midwestern state., The School Community Journal, vol. 20, iss. 2, pp. 23-44.
  • Baron, M., Boschee, F., Jacobson, M., (2008), Performance-based education: Developing programs through strategic planning, Rowman and Littlefield Publishing, p. 156.
  • Chen, H., Baron, M., (2007), Psychometric Properties of the Chinese Leadership Practices Inventory, International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, vol. 4, iss. 1, pp. 1-16.
  • Chen, H., Baron, M., (2006), Nursing directors’ leadership styles and Taiwanese faculty job satisfaction, Journal of Nursing Education, vol. 45, iss. 10, pp. 404-411.
Awards and Honors:
  • Excellence in Education Award, AdvancED (North Central Association), 2013
  • Quality Assurance Review Chair training, AdvancED, 2012
  • Editor of Educational Planning Journal , International Society for Educational Planning, 2011
  • Resolution of Appreciation, USD University Senate, 2007
  • Certificate of Recognition - Regional Board Member, North Central Association, 2007
  • AdvancED Quality Assurance Review Chair Training, AdvancED, 2007
  • Certificate of Merit, Developing the 21st Century Principal , National Association of Secondary School Principals, 2003
  • Certificate of Recognition, South Dakota LEAD Project , South Dakota LEAD Project, 1996