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Cheryl Baker

  • Cheryl Baker
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Communication Disorders & Special Education
  • 122 Lions Child Study Ctr
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3226
  • csbaker@odu.edu
  • Education

    Old Dominion University, 1991
    Major: Urban Services
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Old Dominion University, 1970
    Major: Special Education
    Degree: M.S.
    Old Dominion University, 1969
    Major: Special Education,
    Degree: B.S.
  • 2007: Finalist, Distinguished Program in Teacher Education, Association of Teacher Educators (CSEEP)
  • 2007: Most Collaborative Grant Award, Darden College of Education, Old Dominion University
  • 2006: Exemplary Program Award, American Council on Rural Special Education (CSEEP)
  • 2005: The Christa McAuliffe Award for Teaching Excellence, American Association of State Colleges and Universities (CSEEP).
  • 1997: Most Inspiring Faculty Award, Darden College of Education, Old Dominion University
  • 1994: Most Inspiring Faculty Award, Darden College of Education, Old Dominion University
  • 1994: Most Inspiring Faculty Award, Darden College of Education, Old Dominion University
  • 1991: The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Old Dominion University
  • 1989: Old Dominion University Alumni Association Outstanding Scholar Fellowship, Old Dominion University
  • 1976: The Worlds Who’s Who of Women
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Preparing Academic Leaders to Meet the Critical Challenges in Special Education
    Sponsoring Organization: of Special Education Programs (OSEP): Preparation of Leadership Personnel (CFDA#84.325D), $800,000.00
    Date: August 21, 2009 - 2013
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Hester, P. P.; Baker, C.
    Preparing Academic Leaders to Meet the Critical Challenges in Special Education
    Sponsoring Organization: US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs
    Date: August, 2009 - August, 2013
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Hester, P. P.; Baker, C.
    Sponsoring Organization: US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs
    Date: August, 2009 - August, 2013
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Hester, P. P.; Baker, C.
    Virginia Consortium for Teacher Preparation in Vision Impairment
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education (GMU)
    Date: October 2, 2009 - September 30, 2010
    Investigators:Baker, C.; Tonelson, S. W.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: October 1, 2009 - September 25, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Baker, C.; Hager, J.; Tonelson, S. W.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: October 1, 2008 - September 25, 2010
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2009 - May 10, 2010
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2009 - May 10, 2010
    Investigators:Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.; Hager, J.; Tonelson, S. W.
    Visual Impairment Consortium Licensure (GMU)
    Sponsoring Organization: George Mason University
    Date: October 1, 2008 - September 30, 2009
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Baker, C.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2008 - May 15, 2009
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: October 1, 2007 - October 31, 2008
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    Visual Impairment Consortium Licensure (GMU)
    Sponsoring Organization: George Mason University
    Date: October 1, 2007 - September 30, 2008
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Baker, C.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2007 - May 15, 2008
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching/A Commonwealth Collaborative Endorsement for Special Education Studies
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: October 1, 2006 - December 1, 2007
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching/A Commonwealth Collaborative Endorsement for Special Education Studies
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2006 - May 15, 2007
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: October 5, 2005 - September 30, 2006
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program/Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2005 - May 31, 2006
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: January 1, 2005 - December 31, 2005
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: October 1, 2004 - September 30, 2005
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: October 1, 2004 - September 30, 2005
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: October 1, 2003 - September 30, 2005
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: February 15, 2004 - December 30, 2004
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    Paraprofessional Preparation for Extraordinary Teaching
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: February 15, 2003 - December 30, 2004
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: August 1, 2002 - September 30, 2004
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2002 - September 30, 2004
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: November 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2003 - June 30, 2004
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: September 1, 2001 - June 30, 2003
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2001 - June 30, 2002
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2000 - September 30, 2001
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2000 - September 30, 2001
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 2000 - June 30, 2001
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 1999 - June 30, 2000
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 1998 - June 30, 2000
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.
    Faculty Innovator Grant: Special Education Program Innovation: Instructional Thematic Strands Across Curriculum
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: July, 1998 - June, 1999
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Butler, C. M.; Gable, R. A.; Tonelson, S. W.; Baker, C.; Hager, J.
    The Commonwealth Special Education Endorsement Program
    Sponsoring Organization: the Virginia Department of Education
    Date: July 1, 1997 - June 30, 1999
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Tonelson, S. W.; Hager, J.; Baker, C.; Gable, R. A.