Dr. Ebony English also named CCAC’s first Endowed Professor for Teaching and Learning
PITTSBURGH-Dr. Ebony English, professor of Social Work at CCAC
Allegheny Campus, has been selected to serve on the Editorial
Review Board for the International Journal of Innovative Teaching
and Learning in Higher Education. During her two-year term, which
starts this month, she will review scholarly manuscripts, including
research, instructional and review articles. English resides in the
North Hills community of Adams Township, located in Gibsonia.
The new International Journal of Innovative Teaching and
Learning in Higher Education focuses on improving higher education
pedagogy across all content areas, educational institutions and
instructional delivery domains. She is hoping her participation on
the board will enable her to help create a similar journal for
"This will give me additional insight into cutting edge
research and pedagogy as well as what people are doing in their
teaching and learning centers," said English, who has been
with CCAC since 2005.
English will concurrently begin her appointment this month as
CCAC's first Endowed Professor for Teaching and Learning. The new
position was developed to facilitate the creation of leading-edge
curricula and instructional methodologies for the faculty and
students of CCAC. The goal of the position is to place into the
hands of faculty the knowledge, skills and tools needed to apply
advanced pedagogical techniques to classes and programs across the
"This is an important new position, and Dr. English has an
infectious enthusiasm for the role," said Dr. Stuart
Blacklaw, CCAC provost and executive vice president.
English holds a master's degree in social work and a doctorate
in criminology. In addition, she will complete a Master of Science
in Education-Learning Design & Technology next summer.