Published on September 27th, 2016 | by editor0
Welcome Gabe Estill – Wright College’s New Associate Dean of Instruction
Wright College welcomes new Associate Dean of Instruction, Gabe Estill on October 3, 2016. Please join us in welcoming Gabe on Wednesday, October 5th from noon until 4:00 p.m. in the Office of Instruction (A-113).
Gabe brings over 13 years of experience in secondary and post-secondary education. His most recent position was at Moraine Valley Community College where he served as the Director of Academic Assessment for seven years. In that role, he worked closely with college faculty in order to develop meaningful assessment practices to measure and improve student learning. His other focus areas included curriculum development, accreditation, education technology, and program review.
Prior to his arrival at Moraine, Gabe led the Language and Literature Department at St. Augustine College where he served as department chair and instructor. He taught introductory and developmental composition courses.
After completing his master’s degree in English from Western Illinois University, Gabe taught writing and literature at Holy Trinity High School in Chicago. At Holy Trinity, he enjoyed serving as the faculty co-advisor to the art and hip hop student groups. He has also taught writing courses at Harold Washington College.
In his free time, Gabe enjoys creative writing, spending time near Lake Michigan, and co-hosting a podcast on baseball and music. He is also working towards his doctorate in higher education administration at Illinois State University.