2000 Recipient: Marshalyn E. Baker

ATOMIM salutes Marshalyn Baker for her outstanding contributions to mathematics and children in the State of Maine by naming her the "Jacqueline Mitchell Award" recipient for the year 2000. Marshalyn is currently a mathematics teacher at Williams Junior High School in Oakland. Mrs. Baker received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Maine.

Marshlyn's leadership roles have included President of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in Maine and member of the Board of the Association of Teachers of Mathematics in New England. She also served as a member of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) master teacher team for the Texas Space Grant Consortium. During that time, she joined educations from across the United States to develop curriculum that will be utilized in classrooms to follow the GRACE launch in 2001. Additionally, Mrs. Baker was selected to participate in NASA / JPL Solar System Educators Program.

in 1994, Marshalyn received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching.

We are pleased to present this award to Marshlyn for her outstanding leadership and her contributions to Maine students. She is truly a "teachers' teacher."

October 13, 2000
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