Archie Hill is a research associate with RMC Research Corporation and works primarily with the Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast (REL Southeast) and the Southeast Comprehensive Center (SECC). His area of expertise is adolescent literacy and reading. Currently, he supports district and state education staff on building capacity to support school improvement initiatives. He is also a member of a research-to-practice team, where he provides educators with professional development to improve adolescent comprehension in the content areas.
Prior to joining RMC, Archie spent 11 years as a middle and elementary school teacher and as an adjunct faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College, teaching courses in sociology. Before working in education, he served as a staff member for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and as an analyst for several organizations, where he participated in a variety of research initiatives. At Argonne National Laboratory, he investigated the social and economic impacts of federal actions with regard to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations, and he initiated research on minority and low-income participation in public meetings.
Archie has published articles on assessment and multiliteracies. He holds a Ph.D. in education and an endorsement in education leadership.