Kristin Baker

MTES Lead Teacher of STEM, Teacher of Gifted & Talented


To contact me, please use my school email; I check messages daily.


Phone:      (908) 689-3212 ext. 2161



About Ms. Baker


New Jersey Association for Gifted Children Educator of the Year                                                2017

Warren County Teacher of the Year                                                                                        2016 – 2017

Mansfield Township Teacher of the Year                                                                                                  2015 – 2016

Gifted Child Society Fellow 2009

TeachNet Power-To-Learn Award for “Economics: The Cost of Life”                                           2007 

NJ Department of Education Best Practice Award  for “Design Your Dream House”                      2006

Professional Presentations (among others)

NJEA Annual Convention 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

New Jersey Association for Gifted Children, Annual Conference 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019

New Jersey Association of Middle Level Educators, Annual Conference 2016, 2019

ECET2NJPA Convening, (Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers) 2016, 2018

AMTNJ Annual Winter Conference (Association of Mathematics Teachers of New Jersey) 2016, 2017

NJECC (New Jersey Educational Computing Cooperative), 2017

Presentation Titles (among others)

Motivation through Engagement and Challenge: Connecting Grit, Growth Mindset, and Achievement

Deep End Math: Accelerating Math Instruction for High Achieving Elementary Students 

Overcoming Underachievement

Increase Student Motivation Through Podcasting

Deep End Reading: Teaching for Rigor and Depth in Mixed Level ELA Classes

The Power of One: How the Spark of a Single Student Can Ignite Community Growth