FORA.tv Speaker - Gabrielle E. Miller

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Biography

Dr. Gabrielle Miller joined Raising A Reader as National Executive Director in December 2008. Prior to assuming her current role, Dr. Miller was vice president for programs at Reading is Fundamental, the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit literacy organization. In that role, she was responsible for all literacy and early education programs, including Reading is Fundamental's multicultural initiative, all special literacy initiatives and established new, innovative programming efforts. Before joining RIF, Dr. Miller served as assistant vice president of educational programs at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD, where she held a number of positions before ultimately assuming a leadership role in the special education department. During her time at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Dr. Miller was primarily responsible for educational program development and research. Her research efforts focused on evaluating interventions for at-risk learners of all ages. Concurrently, she served as an assistant professor in The Johns Hopkins University's Graduate School of Education's Department of Special Education. Dr. Miller began her career as a general and special education teacher in the Queen Anne's County, Maryland public school system. She earned her bachelor's degree in elementary and special education from the University of Delaware and completed her graduate studies (both master's and doctoral) in special education and administration at Johns Hopkins University. She has two grown step-sons and in her spare time enjoys reading, golf, gardening, classic movies, and spending time with her husband, Jeffery.

1 Program

Honoring the Winners of the California Book Awards 2012

06.07.12 | 01:06:19 min | 0 comments