I want to meet each student where he or she is on the learning continuum and provide scaffold instruction to develop critical thinking skills. Creating teachers who are critical thinkers will help change the world one classroom at a time.
Sarah Miller, EdD
Sarah Miller is an Assistant Professor for the Department of Education Studies in the College of Education at Ashford University. Dr. Miller’s degrees and experience are vast. She has an educational doctorate degree in Curriculum and Diversity Studies from the University of West Florida, an educational specialist degree in Educational Leadership from the University of West Florida, masters of arts degree in Mild Disabilities with an endorsement in Moderate, Severe, and Profound Education from The University of Evansville, and a bachelor of science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Southern Indiana. Dr. Miller spent 17 years in K-12 education prior to working with college students. During her career, Dr. Miller has taught both elementary and secondary students. Not only was Dr. Miller the special education department head for numerous years, but she also was chosen to participate in the Leadership Development Program for the Baldwin County School District in Alabama. During this time, she enjoyed working with administrators in elementary, middle and high schools. Among her other accomplishments, Dr. Miller helped establish the Baldwin County Transition Team and first school to work program at Fairhope High School for special needs students. She has received certification from The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, and she has served as a reviewer of educational materials and textbooks for Corwin Press. Dr. Miller was instrumental growing TeacherReady, the University of West Florida's Alternative Certification Program through her many roles ranging from program director, faculty specialist to admission's lead. Here at Ashford, Dr. Miller enjoys the time she spends on-line working with students. This fuels her passion for changing the world one classroom at a time through the in-depth preparation of tomorrow's teachers. Dr. Miller's classes are student-centered where each student’s success is the primary focus. Dr. Miller also enjoys spending time with her husband and two children while camping, boating and baking.