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Secondary education educator , writer

Susan Elizabeth Baird was American secondary school educator, writer. Certified Oregon standard teacher secondary education language arts, social studies, media endorsement. Mississippi Project grantee Southern Oregon Research and Development, 1988, Mark Twain Production grantee, 1989, Bowmer Project grant, 2007-2008.


Baird, Susan Elizabeth was born on May 7, 1954 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Thomas Alva Baird and Sarah Ann (Mott) Durand.


Bachelor in Secondary Education/English Media Endorsement, Southern Oregon State College, 1982. Master of Arts in Humanities, Southern Oregon State College, 1989.


Teacher English Ashland (Oregon) Middle School, 1983—2009. Teacher liason Oregon Shakespeare Festival., since 2000. Advisor Speech and Theatre Clubs, Ashland Middle School, 1989—2009, Teen Poetry Readings, since 1990.

Lecturer human rights Ashland School District, 1988—2009. Active Shakespeare Institute, National Endowment of the Humanities, 2005, Trail of Tears Workshop, 2005, Congress and Capitol Workshop, 2005. Reese fellow in American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the American mathematical society, 2005, audio desriber Oreg, Shakespeare Festival, since 2010.


  • Certified Oregon standard teacher secondary education language arts, social studies, media endorsement.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to magazines.


Speaker Common Ground Conference, Ashland, 1991. Administrator Rogue Valley Coalition Cultural Diversity Conference, Ashland, 1992, National Coalition Building Institute, Ashland, 1994. People to people citizen ambassador delegate to Southern Africa, 1998.

Member National Education Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Council Teachers English, Southern Poverty Law Center, Northwest Coalition Human Dignity.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: theatre, travel, dogs, water sports. E-mail: hogabair@mind.net.


Married David Patrick Hogan, April 5, 1980. 1 child, Adam Michael Hogan.

Thomas Alva Baird Durand

Sarah Ann (Mott) Durand

David Patrick Hogan

Adam Michael Hogan Baird