The Master's College

Faculty Profiles

Dr. Kurt L. Hild

Chairperson, Department of Teacher Education
Professor of Education
B.A., Kearney (NE) State College
M.A., California State University, Northridge
Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University
Joined TMC 1987; Rejoined 2000

Dr. Hild has served in the Education department since 2000, teaching professional preparation courses for teacher certification and supervising secondary student teachers. Drawing upon his more than thirty years of teaching experience in the secondary and collegiate environments, he provides instruction in teaching methodology, content area literacy, and educational philosophy. His concern is that students see their teaching vocation as God's high calling upon them and that they model biblical standards through their discipline. Besides teaching in the education department, he serves as adjunct faculty in the Center for Professional Studies. He and his wife, Tamara, maintain active involvement in their church. They have one son, Andrew, who keeps them busy with school, drama, music, and sports. They enjoy traveling to see family, gardening and home projects.

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Mrs. Jordan Morton


Assistant Professor of Education
B.A. in English, University of Oregon
M.Ed. in Education Administration, Grand Canyon University
In progress:  PhD in Education (Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment), Walden University
Joined TMC 2013

Professor Morton teaches courses in the teacher education department and supervises student teachers.  She holds a California Clear Teaching Credential in English, a Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development Certificate, and an Administrative Services Credential.  Professor Morton has over 20 years of experience as a teacher and school administrator in K-12 education.  Prior to joining the faculty at the Master’s College, she held faculty and staff positions at Point Loma Nazarene University, the University of Phoenix, and Pacific Oaks College.  Professor Morton is an active member of her church, serving in worship ministry.  She and her husband have one son,  who does his part to keep everyone busy.

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Mrs. Donna Hall

Associate Professor of Education
B.S., Gordon College
M.A., California Lutheran University
Joined TMC 1989

Professor Hall serves as instructor of teacher education course work and supervisor of student teachers. Before coming to The Master's College, Professor Hall was Department Head of the Special Education Program at West Valley Christian School. She has taught elementary grades in both public and Christian schools. She is an educational consultant in the area of learning disabilities for Missionary and Christian Schools. She presents at various conferences including the Association of Christian Schools International, National Institute for Learning Development and Learning Disabilities Association. Professor Hall is credentialed in the areas of Multiple Subject, Special Education Learning Handicapped, and possesses a Special Education Resource Specialist Certificate.

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