Dr. Steven Baule

Dr. Steven Baule
Dr. Steven Baule
Steven Baule Dr. Steven Baule
Assistant Professor
office. Swenon Hall 2030
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Professional Background

Steven M. Baule is an assistant professor in the Educational Leadership Program at UW-Superior. He was one of 120 superintendents invited to the White House in November 2014 for the White House Summit on Making American Schools #Future Ready. He was presented the Van Miller Distinguished Practitioner Scholar Award by IASA and University of Illinois in 2013. He was named of the Top Ten Technology Savvy Superintendents in 2010 by eSchool News. Baule served for 13 years as a superintendent in Illinois and Indiana. Dr. Baule has presented on technology-related topics to a wide range of educators and librarians in the United States, Canada, England, and Australia. Dr. Baule served as an adjunct faculty member in educational administration, instructional technology, and library and information science programs at a number of Midwestern universities. He has published on educational, library science, technology, and historical topics.

Research Interests

Dr. Baule's research interests include information literacy, the impact of digital curricula, the leadership necessary to impact the effective use of instructional technologies in schools, facilities design to enhance the effectiveness of technology, online professional development models and strategic planning particularly in how it relates to digital curriculum, technology and information literacy. Primarily, his research agenda focuses on strategic planning and technology implementation efforts in PK-12 schools from the dual perspectives of approach and impact. Recent research been on the impact of 1:1 and BYOD programs. Research around the policy development necessary to support instructional technology programs and the relationship to the status and scope of those programs is a related area. 

Awards & Honors

Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

2018 NAACP Award for Diversity and Cultural Competency Development 

2016 White House ConnectED Superintendents Summit participant 

2014 University of Illinois' Van Miller Distinguished Scholar Practitioner Award

2013 Certificate of Recognition from the Illinois General Assembly's House of Representatives

2013 Honorary Chapter FFA Degree, North Boone FFA

2013 Fellow, Company of Military Historians

2012 Company of Military Historians, Commendation Award

2011 Metropolitan (IL) Library System, Outstanding Advocacy Award

2010 One of Ten Top Tech Savvy Superintendents by eSchool News

2009 Named to 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, International Biographical Center at Cambridge, UK

2008 Marquis’ Who’s Who in the World

2009 – Present  Who’s Who in America

2000 – Present  Who’s Who in American Education, 6th Ed – Present  ASBO Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting awarded to CUSD 201 

2006 - 2010 PBIS, Best Middle School Culture Award for WJHS in 2007;WHS was honorable mention in HS category in 2007 Certificate of Recognition, American Legion, Department of Illinois

2005 ICE Web Showcase Award Winner

2003 AASL School Library Program of the Year

2000 School Librarian of the Year, North Suburban Regional (IL) Library

1997 First Runner-Up, Information Technology Program of the Year, Gale Research/Multimedia Schools

1997 ISLMA Library Innovation Award

1996 Outstanding History Graduate, Loras College

1988 Governor’s (IA) Cup to Outstanding Military Graduate, 1987 

Service

2018-Current, Advisor, Delaware Christian Academy, Albany, IN

2015-Present, Extra-ordinary minister of communion, St. Lawrence Parish, Muncie

2012-Present, Board of Governors, Company of Military Historians

2016-2018, Minnetrista Cultural Center, Board of Trustees

2015-2018, Delaware Advancement Corporation, Board Member

2016, Selection Committee, BSU, Director, Office of Teacher Education Services and Clinical Practice

2015-2018, Boys and Girls Club of Muncie, Board of Directors

2015-2018, BSU Clinical Practice Network Leadership Council

2015-2018, Birth to Five (BY5) Board of Directors, Muncie, IN

2015-2018 Muncie Noon Rotary

2010-2015 Board Member, United Way of Boone County

2013, ISBE Accreditation Team, Belvidere (IL) Lutheran School

2011-2013, North West Territorial Alliance (NWTA), Deputy Commander

2010-2015, Boone/Winnebago Regional Alternative School, Board of Directors

2010-2014, Boone County Special Education Cooperative, Board of Directors

2010-2015 CEANCI Vocational Cooperative, Board of Governors

2010-2015 Belvidere Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors

2009-2010 Superintendent Online Professional Development Advisor for AASA/NOVA

2009, Selection Committee for eSchool News, Tech Savvy Superintendents 2010

2005-2010, Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau 2009 –2010, Treasurer, 2006-2008, Board Member, 2005-2010 Chair, Education & Awards Committee

2008-2010, Westmont Educational Foundation, Founding Board Member  

2007-2010, Extra-ordinary minister of communion, St. Joseph’s Downers Grove

2005-2010, DuPage Area Occupational Education System (DAOES/TCD), 2009-2010, Vice President, 2005-2009, Board Member

2007-2008 Metropolitan Library System Advisory Council, Member

2006-2007 Audio-Visual Institute of DuPage (AVID), Board Member

2006, DuPage Region Office of Education, Calendar Committee

2003, Beach Park School District 6 Strategic Planning Team  

2003-2005, Illinois Beach Sunrise Rotary, Winthrop Harbor, IL, Member           

2004-2005, Webmaster            

2004, North Point Marina Venetian Night Judge

2002-2006, Explorer Post, Venture Crew 1776, Committee Member

1999, Illinois State Library Educate and Automate Grants, Reader

1999, North Central Association Accreditation Team Palatine (IL) High     School, Township High School District 211

1994-2006, North West Territorial Alliance (NWTA), Librarian

1995, Reader, Technology Challenge Grants, US Department of Education

Most Recent Degrees

2002 - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Educational leadership and Policy Studies - Loyola University Chicago - Dissertation/thesis topic: One hundred years of school library and educational technology development: A case study of the New Trier Township High School District.

1997 - Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) - Instructional Technology - Northern Illinois University - Dissertation/thesis topic: The technology planning process and the role of the school library media specialist. 

 

 

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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Baule, Steven
Fall Semester 2019

For up to date information on all schedules, please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of December 5, 2019 4:28 PM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2019
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
EDAD - Educational Administration
1967EDAD 711Curr Mgmt and Dev K-12
View Books for this Class
10/28/2019 - 12/15/2019
Online course. Admission to Graduate Studies/ Program required. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60.
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
GE1 3.00  Online    0 of 18 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
10/28/2019 - 12/15/2019
Online course. Admission to Graduate Studies/ Program required. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60.
This class is closed for enrollment. Wait List Seats Open: 15 of 15
2227EDAD 720School Business Administration
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09/03/2019 - 10/20/2019
Online course. Admission to Graduate Studies/ Program required. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60.
GE2 3.00  Online    8 of 18 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/03/2019 - 10/20/2019
Online course. Admission to Graduate Studies/ Program required. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60.
1969EDAD 830Diverse Sch Community Relation
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10/28/2019 - 12/15/2019
Online course. Admission to Graduate Studies/ Program required. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60.
GE1 3.00  Online    9 of 18 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
10/28/2019 - 12/15/2019
Online course. Admission to Graduate Studies/ Program required. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60.
1957EDAD 865Statistical Methods Research
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09/03/2019 - 10/20/2019
Online course. Admission to Graduate Studies/ Program required. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60.
GE1 3.00  Online    8 of 18 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/03/2019 - 10/20/2019
Online course. Admission to Graduate Studies/ Program required. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60.