Dr. Miller serves the North Allegheny School District as the Assistant Superintendent of K-12 Education. In his seventeenth year at North Allegheny, Dr. Miller began as a Health and Physical Education teacher in 1996. He has served as the Assistant Principal at Ingomar Middle School, Acting Principal at Ingomar Middle School, and Principal at Carson Middle School, as well as the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum at North Allegheny from 2008 - 2010. Prior to his current position, Dr. Miller served as the Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education and Curriculum for the past two years. In addition, Dr. Miller coached several teams at the Middle and High School levels.
Dr. Miller earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the Pennsylvania State University in the area of Exercise Science. He then completed his Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Carlow University. With this degree, he gained certification as a Secondary and Elementary Principal. For two years, Dr. Miller participated in the Principals Academy of Western Pennsylvania through the University of Pittsburgh. In 2008, he completed the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program for Educational Leadership at Duquesne University which included the Superintendent Letter of Eligibility. Dr. Miller received a Commission from the Pennsylvania Department of Education as an Assistant Superintendent at North Allegheny School District through June 30, 2014. Dr. Miller is currently enrolled in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Carlow University.
During his career at North Allegheny, Dr. Miller has had the opportunity to both attend and present at local, state, and national conferences. At the American Association of School Administrators National Conference in 2008, Dr. Miller was part of a small group that presented about the professional learning community approach utilized at Carson Middle School when he was Principal at the school. He has also presented at the Pennsylvania Middle School Association State Conference, Western Region Conferences, and the University Council of Educational Administration National Conference. Dr. Miller has been published on multiple occasions by The Pennsylvania Administrator Magazine for articles relating to teacher/principal evaluation, STEM education, professional development practices, data-driven school home communication and the use of principal performance surveys as a tool for continuous improvement. He maintains a professional affiliation with several educational organizations, such as the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), the Pennsylvania and National Association for Elementary and Secondary Principals (NAESSP), the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), and the Education Law Association (ELA).
Recently, Dr. Miller was recognized with the 2012 Frank S. Manchester Excellence in Journalism Award by PAESSP for a series of articles published in The Pennsylvania Administrator Magazine. He was also recognized with the Excellence in Educational Leadership Award for 2011 by the University Council for Educational Administration and Duquesne University. As a doctoral student at Duquesne University, he was also the recipient of the 2008 Henderson Prize for Educational Leaders for his commitment to learning and service with the doctoral cohort. He was recognized as a PASA Research Fellow for his dissertation work and also received a Research Grant from PMSA for his study. In 2008, Dr. Miller was recognized as the 2008 PAESSP Middle Level Principal of the Year in Pennsylvania. This award allowed him to participate in the MetLife/NASSP State Principals of the Year Institute in Washington, D.C. During the 2007-2008 school year, Dr. Miller received the PMSA Outstanding Administrator Award for Pennsylvania. Within the region, he was recognized as the 2007 Citizen of the Year by the North Journal and as the 2004-2005 Ed Smith Staff Award as the Outstanding Educator from the Western Region of PMSA.