Mr. Stephen Baker joined McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. in 2017. Mr. Baker started his career in education in 1975 as the instrumental music director, dance team sponsor and National Human Society sponsor for the Elkhorn Public Schools. He retired from the Elkhorn Public Schools on July 1, 2017. During his 42 year tenure in Elkhorn he served for ten years as the instrumental music teacher, six years as the high school assistant principal, eighteen years as the assistant/associate superintendent, and for the last eight years as the superintendent.
Mr. Baker earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Kearney State College, his Masters Degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and his Educational Specialist Degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.
Among numerous awards as a teacher and administrator, Mr. Baker was the 2013 American Association of School Administrators Nebraska Superintendent of the Year and most recently he was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Western Douglas County Chamber of Commerce.