Director of Accreditation
M.A. in Education – St. Xavier University (2007)
B.A. in Psychology – Northern Illinois University (2004)
Renee Baratta is the Director of Accreditation for the Department of Education. She is responsible for overseeing and leading faculty and staff to meet requirements for national accreditation for all of teacher education programs. In addition, Ms. Baratta assists with organizing field placements and collecting assessment data in the education program. Prior to joining Valparaiso, Baratta was a K–5 school teacher for seven years.