Larry J. Bailey
In Fall 2004, Dr. Bailey retired from the Workforce Education and Development Department at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale after 35 years of service. The following year, he and his wife Jacquelyn (who retired as Director of Student Services, College of Education and Human Services) moved to Kirkwood, Missouri to be near their children and grandchildren.
Dr. Bailey remains professionally active, having authored the fifth edition of his high school cooperative education textbook which was published in March 2012. Development of the sixth edition is currently underway. Information regarding the Working:5E textbook program can be obtained at National Geographic Learning/Cengage Learning.