Elizabeth Baker, a 1998 Graduate of Sweet Briar College in Virginia, studied abroad for a
period of two years in Sevilla, Spain and Santiago de Compostela, Spain. After returning
to the United States in 1999, Baker studied for teacher's certification at Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA. Her career began at Philadelphia's Samuel S. Fels High School. In 2003,
Baker was delighted to be offered a position at Neshaminy High School. During her years
at the high school, Baker continued her education, earning a Masters of Education in
Secondary Education at Chestnut Hill College as well as additional certifications: English
(7-12) and English as a Second Language Program Specialist. This additional training
allowed Ms. Baker to learn more about the process of language learning and reading.
Currently, her assignment is 8th Grade Spanish at Carl Sandburg Middle School.
Her area of special interest is technology in the classroom.
Ms. Baker lives in Lafayette Hill with her two children, two dogs, and three
semi aquatic turtles. Ms. Baker is an avid reader of fiction and
non-fiction literature in both English and Spanish.
Originally from South Central Pennsylvania, Baker comes to the teaching profession as a
legacy, both her mother and father are retired teachers of Spanish and English respectively.
Brother John Baker is also a teacher of Social Studies at West Perry High School. Aunt Cese
Viti (retired) and Uncle David Baker (deceased) were also teachers of English.
Subject/Grade: 8th Grade Spanish