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Steven Baule, Ed.D., Ph.D.

Steven Baule became the 19th superintendent of the Muncie Community Schools on July 1, 2015. In his career as an educator, Baule has experience as a classroom teacher, a library media specialist, a building administrator, an assistant superintendent, and a superintendent. His leadership focus has been to provide students with deeper understanding and connections between traditional curricular areas while enhancing that instruction through the innovative use of technology. He was identified by eSchool News as one of the top ten Tech Savvy Superintendents in 2009. He was honored by the Illinois Association of School Administrators and the University of Illinois’s College of Education with the Van Miller Distinguished Scholar Practitioner Award in 2013. Baule was invited to the White House in November 2014 for the Connected Superintendent Summit. Baule holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Loras College; he was named as the outstanding history graduate. He earned a master’s degree from the University of Iowa in library and information science. He earned a doctorate in instructional technology from Northern Illinois University and a doctorate in educational leadership and supervision from Loyola University Chicago. He has had ten books published on historical and educational topics and has written about 100 articles on educational and historical topics. Baule has experience presenting to and conducting workshops for a wide range of students, educators and other professionals. He has conducted technology program audits and program evaluations for a range of districts from small rural and suburban districts to large urban districts.

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