Irene Baron selected as Top Female Writer of the Year
by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)
Irene Baron, Educator, Author, Speaker and Aerial Photographer was recently selected as Top Female Writer of the Year for 2020 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP), for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements.
With over 45 years of professional experience as a seasoned Science Educator and Writer, Ms. Baron has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in many fields. As a dynamic, results-driven leader, Irene has demonstrated success not only with her teaching career, but also through her literary works and as a Speaker and Aerial Photographer.
Her impressive repertoire of prior roles includes serving as Board-Certified Teacher in all Sciences for grades 7-12. She is certified as High School Principal and Assistant Superintendent in the State of Ohio. She served as an Administrator and Instructor of the International Marine & Insular Biology where she taught at the Forfar Research station in the Bahamas for SE Ohio High Schools. When Ms. Baron began her writing career, she worked as an Information Specialist for Battelle Memorial Institute in Bangkok and worked with the Advanced Research Project Agency (ARPA). She authored the geology and hydrology sections of the classified “Mekong River Project” book, wrote the “Operational Procedures Manual” for that ARPA facility while directing aerial photography along the Mekong River. Her photography won a First-Place Award by Smithsonian Magazine.
After working with the military and the government, Irene used her research and materials for the creation of the “MINDREACHER” series. The second book, “MINDREACHER II – The Galapagos Incident,” is scheduled to be published this year. Ms. Baron authored and illustrated “Unraveling the Christmas Star Mystery” which won a First Place Gold Medal for Exemplary Christian Education in 2014. She wrote a biography as a historical narrative titled “MARY KNEW: The Biography of Mary from Ancient Scriptures”, this received a Third Place Bronze Medal in 2019 as the year’s exemplary Christian Biography.
Ms. Baron earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Hiram College in 1960 and her Master of Arts in Education from Ohio University in 1991. She successfully completed National Science Foundation Fellowships at Texas A&M University, Portland State University and the University of Missouri/Columbia graduate schools. The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Irene for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. She is talented, creative and brilliant at what she does. We felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization. We are looking forward to meeting her at the Annual Awards Gala being held at The Plaza Hotel in New York City later this year.”
Throughout her illustrious career, Ms. Baron has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to her professions. This year she is being considered for a Front Cover feature in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP). For 2021 she will be considered for IAOTP’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Irene was recognized with a Hiram College Alumni Award for Achievement and honored as an Acker Outstanding Teacher. She was presented an AT&T Ohio Science Teacher of the Year Award and a Tandy Technology Award. Ms. Baron has also been listed in Marquis Who’s Who, and many editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education and Who’s Who of American Women.
Aside from her successful career, Ms. Baron has been active within her community and volunteered a lot of her time. As an American Red Cross Director of Water Safety, she volunteered over 14-years instructing all levels of swim classes which included Handicapped Swimming, Kayaking and Canoeing. Irene volunteered with the local and National Ski Patrol for about 5 years. As a sought-after public speaker, Ms. Baron has presented workshops for the Science Education Council of Ohio, Ohio Earth Science Teachers, as well as associations, state and regional organizations. She assisted in training Dale Carnegie Speakers. She was editor of the “Ohio Earth Science Teachers Newsletter” and has authored numerous education articles. She instructs Classical Drawing for the Zanesville Museum of Art.
Looking back, Irene attributes her success to her exploratory nature, her perseverance and her passion for all her endeavors. She enjoys reading, writing and travelling. For the future, she will continue to express her uniqueness through her writing and will continue to educate people the best way she knows how.
For more information on Irene Baron please visit: www. irenebaron.com
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