Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Kyle Baker
Dr. Baker has been involved in education for 15 years. He holds a Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership from Maryville University. He also holds a Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Lindenwood University. Dr. Baker received his teaching certificate from University of Missouri-St. Louis and hold a Bachelors degree in Public Relations from Sam Houston State University.
Dr. Baker has spent his entire career with St. Louis Public Schools. His career began as an English at Clyde C. Miller Career Academy. Then, he became athletic director for Gateway STEM High School. In 2013, He became assistant principal at Mason Elementary before making the move to Shaw VPA in 2018.
As an educator, Dr. Baker believes that all children can learn but each learns in a different way and at different rates. He believes that with hard work and perseverance we can touch each child in a special way. Keeping the atmosphere positive is the key to success as well as keeping the lines of communication open among staff, students, and parents. Dr. Baker feels that teamwork is the ultimate way a school can be successful in reaching the goal of helping a child attain his or her full potential.