Stephen W. Miller is a Fellow at the Institute for Learning, where he is a member of the Mathematics Disciplinary Literacy team, designing and delivering professional development in various districts.
He served for thirty-five years in the Akron Public Schools, working in both teaching and leadership roles. Steve's teacher experience included teaching and athletic coaching at three levels (middle, high and elementary) as well as district level technology and instructional coaching positions. He then worked as the district's Learning Specialist for Mathematics. In this role, he was responsible for mapping curriculum, selection of resources and training for mathematics from kindergarten to twelfth grade.
Miller has served on many state-level committees and organizations in Ohio. He has served as a reviewer for the Ohio Resource Center, a facilitator for the Mathematics Coaching Program, on the OPT 6th Grade Rangefinder Committee and as a Regional Value-Added Specialist. He has facilitated training as an Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Regional Content Facilitator and a member of ODE’s Network of Regional Leaders. He is an active member of National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM), National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Ohio Mathematics Educational Leadership Council (OMELC), Ohio Council of Teachers of Mathematics (OCTM) and Greater Akron Mathematics Educators Society (GAMES). Miller currently serves as the GAMES President and as OCTM’s President Elect and will serve as President from 2014-2016. Through these organizations, Steve has presented, facilitated and served in leadership roles.
Miller holds a B.A. from Wheaton College in mathematics, a M.A. from Kent State University in Educational Technology and a M.A. from the University of Akron in Educational Administration.