Front & Center

Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun August 17, 2014
PHOTO BY: William Harvey

Lisa Baker, director of personnel for the Cabot Public Schools, is shown in her office holding the Arkansas School Personnel Administrator of the Year award from the Arkansas Association of Education Administrators.

Lisa Baker

Cabot administrator: Job centers on the students

“It’s about kids” is not just Cabot Public Schools’ motto; it’s the most important thing to Lisa Baker, director of personnel for the district. This year, Baker was recognized by the Arkansas Association of Education Administrators as the Arkansas School Personnel Administrator of the Year, and her passion for students and their education has touched multiple parts of the district. “Focus on the kids. Focus on them,” Baker said. “‘It’s about kids’ — it’s our school district’s motto. We say, we do; we believe it’s about kids. I think every decision and everything you do, if ... READ MORE