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Jill Hinckley

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Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the School of Education

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Jill Hinckley is Landmark College’s Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the School of Education. Jill Hinckley has held many positions at Landmark College. As a veteran professor, she has taught writing and literature, chaired both the English and the Reading and Study Skills departments, served on the Curriculum Committee, and was elected to the Faculty Senate. In her role as dean, she has developed new programs, led program, and general education assessments, overseen short-term programs, and helped create and launch the first baccalaureate degree offered at Landmark College. Most recently, as Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, she has re-designed the support units housed within the School of Education to better coordinate and scaffold the student experience from placement to advising, to academic support, to career readiness experiences.


M.A.T, English, Keene State College
B.F.A., Writing, Johnson State College
Certificate in Learning Differences and Neurodiversity, Specialization in Postsecondary Disability Services, Landmark College Institute for Research and Training.


Hinckley. J., Bookends. Poem. Write Action; Poems Around Town. Small Pond Press. Brattleboro, Vermont. 2023
Hinckley, J., Walking During the Pandemic, Poems in the Time of Covid.  Small Pond Press. Brattleboro, Vermont. 2021
Hinckley, J., (2021). Live Interview with Larry Jacobs. Equity in Education. Education Talk Radio
Hinckley, J., Intentional Teaching: How Landmark College Pedagogy Supports Student Success. Presentation. Landmark College Research Institute, Summer Institute. Putney, VT.  Aug. 6th, 2021
Hinckley, J., Managing Difficult Conversations. Presentation. Leadership in Higher Education. Minneapolis, Minnesota. Oct. 18-20, 2018
Hinckley, J., (2015). Pedagogy and Practice for Students Who Learn Differently. Paper. Landmark College
Hinckley, J., (2010). Juicing the Tongue. Paper presented at Northeast Modern Language Association (NEMLA). Montreal, Canada
Hinckley, J. (2010). Sick days. Poem. The Connecticut Review
Hinckley, J., (2007). Best Practices in Supporting Students with ADHD. Teaching Modules: Demo Disabilities Project: Funded by the Department of Education
Outstanding Article of the year. Journal of Developmental Education. Awarded by Nade (National Association of Developmental Educators) at NADE Conference. Nashville, Tennessee (2006)
Hinckley, J., Women with Attentional issues: Success in College Learning. Journal of Developmental Education. Volume 29, issue 1, fall 2005
Hinckley, J., Conversation. Passage: Poems from the Landmark College Community. Putney, VT, 2006
Hinckley, J., The Visit. Poem. Old Crow Review, 1998


  • “When Belonging is more than A Buzzword.” Conference Presentation. 42nd Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience. Los Angeles, California, February 3–6, 2023
  • “Landmark Works—A Scaffolded Approach to Career Readiness for the Neurodivergent Population.” Conference Presentation. Hinckley, J. & Coplan. J., National Association of Colleges and Employers. Portland, Oregon, June 7–9, 2022
  • “Managing Difficult Conversations.” Leadership in Higher Education, Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 18, 2018
  • “An Integrated College Advising Model for Students Who Learn Differently.” Project Leadership Presentation. Marlboro College, Center for New Leadership, Brattleboro, VT, February 16, 2017
  • “Diversity as distinction, Not Difference.” Poster Presentation. American Association of Colleges and Universities, (AAC&U). Diversity, Learning, and Student Success: Assessing and Advancing Inclusive Excellence, San Diego, California, March 26–28, 2015
  • “Acknowledging the Developmental Learner as Capable but Misunderstood.” Poster Presentation. National Association of Developmental Educators (NADE). Bridging the Past & Present to the Future, Greenville, South Carolina, February 25–28, 2015
  • “Enhancing Critical Thinking Using a ‘Habits of Mind’ Approach.” Presentation. National Association for Developmental Educators, Denver, Colorado, Feb. 27–Mar. 2, 2013
  • “Connecting Universal Design and Learning Outcomes: Co-constructed classrooms for at-risk students.” Presentation. National Association for Developmental Educators, Orlando, Florida, Feb 21–25, 2012
  • “Procrastination, Perfectionism and Panic.” George Washington University: Symposium: Two-day training for George Washington faculty on Writing and Executive Function. In collaboration with Landmark College research and training institute, Nov 3–6, 2011
  • “Cracking the Code: Access to Comprehension.” Presentation. The 30th Annual Conference on the First Year Experience. National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition, Atlanta, Georgia, Feb. 4–8, 2011
  • “Dynamic Classrooms for Dynamic Learners.” Half-day Workshop. Conference on College Composition and Communication, (4Cs), New Orleans, LA, 2008

Academic Interests

Post-secondary education and At-risk learners
Executive Functioning and ADHD
The Transition to College
Women and ADHD

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