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Jerell B. Hill

Jerell B.


Jerell B. Hill

Dean, School of Human Development and Education

  • Assessment Coordinator

  • Campus:
  • Pasadena
  • Online
Human Development and Education
Pacific Oaks College
Address Map of 45 W Eureka Street Pasadena CA 91103
45 W Eureka Street
Pasadena, CA 91103
Office Phone

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 development, supporting adjunct faculty, accreditation, budgeting, and program oversight. Dr. Hill's areas of research interest include Adverse Childhood Experience (ACEs), student motivation, educational administration, special education, and urban schools.

Dr. Hill's professional memberships include the American Educational Research Association (AERA), California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (Co-Chair of the Diversity and Cultural Competence Committee), and The Council of Exceptional Children. Dr. Hill has been a Keynote Speaker and presenter at the International Congress of Educators in Lima, Peru.

Education History
Degree Institution Year
B.A University of California, Irvine, Irvine, Ca 2000
MA Ed. University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Az 2004
MA Ed. Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego, Ca 2009
Ed.D. Taft University, Denver, Co 2018
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Co-Chair ISTSS (Int'l Society for Traumatic Stress Studies)
Member CEC (Council for Exceptional Children)
Member CAAASA (Cal. Assoc. of African-Am. Supt. and Administrators)
Multiple Subjects Teaching Clear Credential, California
Education Specialist Clear Credential, Californai
Administratrive Services Clear Credential, California

Hill, Jerell B. (2021). COVID 19: Exploring the uncertainties between clinical practice and distance learning for Pre-Service Teachers.. Journal of Practical Studies in Education, Vol. 2 (No.2), p.1-13.


Hill, Jerell B.. (2020). Teaching with purpose: ACEs aware, healing-informed.. Retrieved from

Curriculum Vitae