Jerell Hill, Ed.D.
Pivot of Pedagogy: How the Pacific Oaks College Community adapted to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jerell Hill is the Dean and Assessment Coordinator in the School of Education at Pacific Oaks College, serving as a faculty advisor for Multiple Subject Credential candidates. His responsibilities include
program oversight and development, supporting full-time and adjunct faculty, accreditation, student teaching, and CCTC Credentialing. Dr. Hill’s areas of research interest include Adverse Childhood
Experience (ACEs), student motivation, educational administration, special education, and urban schools.
Dr. Hill has over 20 years of service as an educator. Dr. Hill is proud to have taught within many diverse populations and in a range of urban educational contexts, including special education, middle school, high school, undergraduate, graduate, and educational development and employment training programs. Additionally, he became a Principal, District Administrator, and Assistant Superintendent
before working in higher education. Dr. Hill has been a Keynote Speaker published curriculum for a workforce program and has led an academic mission for graduate students internationally.
Dr. Hill’s professional memberships include the American Educational Research Association (AERA), California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators (CAAASA), (ISTSS)
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (Co-Chair of the Diversity and Cultural Competence Committee), and The Council of Exceptional Children.