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Coordinator of Summer Academies and Institutes
Dean, Joseph Baldwin Academy

The Dean of the Academy is Jared Young. The Dean sets the curriculum, selects the faculty, and oversees the staff. Mr. Young, an alumnus of Truman State University, served as a JBA preceptor and videographer during his undergraduate career. Prior to working at the University, he worked as a Title I and 6th grade teacher in rural Northeast Missouri. In addition to supervising all summer programs run by the Institute for Academic Outreach, Jared also manages the Del and Norma Robison Planetarium.  JBA 2021 will be Mr. Young’s seventh year associated with the Academy.