Philip McCormick


Part-Time Faculty


Philip S. McCormick is a part-time lecturer of Digital Communication, Information, and Media at the School of Communication and Information, where he has been teaching since 2016. He received his BA in Psychology, as well as NJ Teacher Certifications in Social Studies and Psychology, from Montclair State University. He received his Master of Social Work (MSW) as well as his License of Social Work (LSW) and School Social Worker certification from Rutgers University. He received his Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Education Leadership, Management, and Policy as well as his Supervisor and Principal certifications from Seton Hall University. In addition to serving as an adjunct faculty member at Rutgers, he has also had a variety of professional experiences working in the fields of education, mental health, labor relations, communications, and digital technology. He currently works as a high school Assistant Principal. He is also trained as a facilitator for the National S.E.E.D. (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) Project, through which he has provided teachers and other educational personnel with professional training regarding issues of social justice, equity, and diversity in the classroom. In addition to working in the field of education, as a licensed social worker, he has also provided counseling services to children and teens. Within the realms of education, mental health, and union advocacy, he has also managed marketing and community relations, connecting with students, parents, families, and community members, through social media for various programs and initiatives. Beyond his academic and professional work, he enjoys travel (U.S. and international) as well as digital landscape photography, which he has showcased in local art exhibits as well as online and through social media.