Wanda E. Gill is a Program & Management Analyst in the Technology in Education Programs office in the Office of Innovation & Improvement at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. She earned her doctorate degree in education from George Washington University in Special Education in 1987, the Master’s degree in Education from Bowie State University in 1983, the M.A. degree in psychology from the University of Cincinnati in 1968, and the B.S. degree in psychology from Virginia State College in 1967.
A lifetime learner, Dr. Gill also studied at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia and Hunter College, in New York City. She is currently a Program & Management Analyst in the Technology in Education Programs Office at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C. Prior to that she was on an IPA (Intergovernmental Personnel Act) at Sojourner-Douglass College and at Bowie State University. She has worked in various capacities during the last ten years in the Office of Innovation & Improvement, the Office of Elementary & Secondary Education and the Office of Post-secondary Education following a long career in higher education.
Dr. Gill has owned and operated a small consulting company, conducted the first national evaluation of the National Guard Bureau’s Challenge Program, served as Associate Director of the Middle States Association Commission on Higher Education and taught at colleges and universities across the country. Very early in career, she taught at Cypress High School, one of the country’s earliest alternative high schools, in Monterey, California. She is the author or co-author of over 34 publications. She has been married for the past 40 years to Retired Army Major Bruce L. Gill and is the mother of Candace and Kimberly and the grandmother of Skye.