Dr. Gill received her bachelor’s degree in secondary mathematics education from the University of Northern Colorado and then earned her M.A. in Mathematics and Ph.D. in Higher Education from Texas Tech University.
Dr. Gill joined the Department of Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics at West Texas A&M University in 2004. Her primary teaching duties include developing and teaching courses in secondary mathematics content and teaching courses in elementary mathematics content. Her research focus is in motivating students to become mathematics problem solvers and working with special populations including English Language Learners and Gifted and Talented students. She works collaboratively with Region 16, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and other organizations across the state on grants to provide professional development to Texas Panhandle Teachers.
Dr. Gill holds lifetime Texas teacher certification in 6-12 mathematics and 6-12 composite science. She has experience teaching at Texas 2A/3A and 4A schools along with a private K-12 school. She has taught all math subjects from 7th grade math to AP Calculus and has taught physics and chemistry. She was also a UIL Mathematics coordinator.
Dr. Gill lives in Canyon with her husband, an athletic director and varsity basketball coach at a 1A school district, and her 3 children. She also enjoys traveling, reading, and cross-stitching.