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Mike Baker

Regional Director

Executive Leadership Team


Learners excel by solving problems in authentic, hands-on environments.

Mike Baker is the Regional Director for Centre, Clearfield, and Clinton Counties. Mike loves to see educators and learners thrive. Mike recently joined Central Intermediate Unit 10 as its newest curriculum and innovation consultant. At IU 10, he is responsible for secondary STEM initiatives, technology-centered professional learning, and school climate coaching. Prior to joining IU 10, Mike worked nineteen years as an instructional coach, department chairperson, and English teacher at a public high school. His experience there also includes serving as the adviser to the school’s Technology Student Association chapter as well as to three school publications. Mike also worked with the school’s administration team to institute a STEM-based entrepreneur curriculum. Mike has a degree in secondary education with a focus on English and communication.

At a Glance: Regional directors are concentrated at the Intermediate Unit locations and all serve as STEM Consultants or Supervisors that communicate and collaborate with K-12 school systems in their territory daily. They will be overseeing communication to schools, and coordinating future collaborations/projects in their region when funding is accessible within the ecosystem.