Deidre Baker

Keota High School

Deidre Baker is a high school mathematics teacher in Keota, Iowa. She works on a unique collaboration between high school classroom teachers, university professors, and a university press on a a pilot project to test the effectiveness of Kate L. Turabian’s Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers at helping high schools meet the ELA Common Core State Standards. Originally called “Turabian and the Common Core,” the collaborative is led by Professors Bonnie Sunstein and Amy Shoultz from the University of Iowa and Ellen Gibson and Mary Laur from the University of Chicago Press.