Patrick Kahill

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
M.S. Education (MSEd)

Upon receiving his Bachelor of Science degree, Dr. Kahill began to explore various parts of the country. He has had the privilege and honor to have taught in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New Mexico where he worked for the United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indians Affairs (BIA). He variously worked as a resource room teacher, first grade teacher, middle school teacher, and also with students who had visual impairments, mental health conditions, and autism, were gifted, and were medically fragile. He also worked as a school administrator, mentor teacher and has held various other management/leadership roles within several educational communities.

Dr. Kahill has taught at the university level since 2005, and has been a contributing faculty member in the master’s program and university supervisor for the Richard J. Riley School of Education at Walden University since January 2009. As a perpetual student and scholar, he holds teaching and administrative credentials in numerous states and countries.

Courses Taught

EDUC 6727 - Strategies for Teaching English as a Second Language

EDUC 6604 - Creating an Effective Learning Environment

EDUC 6647 - Dynamic Teacher Leadership

EDUC 6610 - Teacher As Professional

EDUC 6640 - Designing Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

EDUC 6657 - Creating an Effective Classroom Learning Environment

EDUC 6728 - Teaching English Language Learners

EDUC 6729 - Assessment and the English Language Learner

EDUC 6733 - Action Research for Educators


PsyD, California Coast University

MA, Azusa Pacific University

MS, California Coast University

MS, National University

BS, College Misericordia

AS, Luzerne Community College

Post-master's Certificate, National University

Public Service

Fundraising, Volunteer -

Awards / Honors

, National University, 2014

Academic Honors, Azusa Pacific University, 2008

Academic Honors, California Coast University, 2002