Mary Angela Baker, founding director of the Center for Extended and Lifelong Learning at Salisbury University, will discuss the opportunities for lifelong learners, both students and teachers of writing, in SU’s new Lighthouse Literary Guild.
Event is free and open to everyone. Attendees will be responsible for their own meal purchases.
Mary Angela is an experienced leader in professional development, continuing education, outreach, and community engagement. She is the founding Director of Extended and Lifelong Learning at Salisbury University (University System of Maryland). In this position she is responsible for creating educational programs for learners of all ages.
Her latest initiatives include “Transformational Community Leadership” for young professionals, the Lighthouse Literary Guild for adult writers of all skill levels, and Girls Innovation Academy, a summer technology and leadership program for middle school girls. Mary Angela serves on the AARP Maryland Advisory Council and is newly appointed to the board of the Maryland Capital Enterprises’ Women’s Business Center in Salisbury. In addition, she serves on the board of the international nonprofit, Consortium for Women in Public Service.
With husband, Jack, and border collie, Mesa she spends her free time at the beach at Assateague Island National Seashore. She received her BS in Business Administration from the University of Minnesota and MA in Organizational Leadership from St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN.