Mrs. Paige Baublitz-Watkins, School Director
Mrs. Baublitz-Watkins has been in the field of education for twenty years, and began her career as a special education teacher with a focus on students who had behavioral difficulties.
To better serve the diverse learning needs of her students, she earned a Masters in Gifted Education, and began differentiating in the classroom before it became a more widely known concept.
Over the years, she
has created, run, and evaluated cutting edge programming and curriculum with a focus on acceleration with supports for all learners to be successful.
has a passion for the use of simulations in learning and has designed simulations from space station themes to archaeology; which she
presented at conferences and school district professional development programs across the country.
Mrs. BW's career has led her
through urban and suburban districts where she
has worked with diverse populations in grades k-8.
In all these positions, she
was a major contributor to leadership teams and curriculum committees.
At Citizens' Academy, where she created a highly successful summer program focused on citizen action and community building, her respect for a focused charter school mission was forged.
After earning her Principal's license, she was part of the administrative team that opened the Campus International School at Cleveland State University.
This International Baccalaureate program is a new school in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District's innovative school portfolio.
At Campus International, she
had the opportunity to learn the thrill of success in leading a new staff in the creation of a new curriculum, as well as how to avoid some of the pitfalls in the start up of a beginning school.
In the past few years she
has also ventured into adult education.
She is an adjunct faculty member at Cleveland State University in the Gifted Education Department.
In addition, in a one year move to Florida she
redesigned and taught state licensure course work on Special Populations in Gifted Education.