Rebecca Hill, Ed.D.
Professor of Education/Dept. Chairperson
Ed.D. in Exceptional Student Education – Northcentral University
M.S. in Special Education/Learning Disabilities – Mankato State University
Graduate courses in special education – University of Iowa
B.S. in Elementary Education, Science Concentration – Mankato State University
A.A. – Waldorf College
Dr. Rebecca Hill’s educational passions include working with future educators, particularly about students with special needs, as well as the content areas of math and science. She currently teaches most of the special education courses at Waldorf, as well as math and science courses in the elementary education major. She firmly believes all students can learn and become successful.
Dr. Hill taught in a K-12 Special Education classroom before coming to Waldorf in 1991 as the Director of the Learning Disabilities Program. She later was named the Academic Achievement Center Director and Academic Support Program Director. She serves as the Education Department Chair and Licensure Officer.
As a senior faculty member, Professor Hill has served on many committees during her tenure at Waldorf, including three years as Faculty Chair. She was instrumental in the development and implementation of the B.S. in Education in the fall of 2000.
Professor Hill’s professional activities have included published articles, many presentations at local, state, and national meetings, leadership of local, area, and state organizations and staying current in educational programs and trends by participating in numerous conferences and trainings. Dr. Hill is a member of the Iowa Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, the Council for Exceptional Children and the Association for Supervision, Curriculum and Development. Because of her many service activities to area schools, organizations and her church, Professor Hill was selected to receive the Waldorf Holmen Community Service Award in 1998 and 2006.