David Hill, Ph.D., M.S.L., NBCT
Teaching Areas:Learning Disabilities, Special Education
Research Areas:Education Policy, Literacy, Pedagogy and Interventions, Technology and Teacher Education
Biography and Education
Dr. Hill earned a Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) and an M.S.L. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Before earning his Ph.D. at Pitt, Dr. Hill spent 11 years in K-12 education as an Administrator and a National Board Certified Teacher, serving students with various disabilities, including intellectual disability, autism, emotional behavior disabilities, and specific learning disabilities. His research interests include Developing effective inclusive, evidence-based practices for students with disabilities to enhance teacher instruction. The integration of various technologies to improve pedagogic methods for teachers and examining legal issues in special education to see how they may impact school districts.