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Summer Principals Academy NYC
Teachers College, Columbia University
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Joanna Miller

During her professional career as an educator, Joanna Miller was a classroom teacher and Coordinator of Gifted Programs in the New York City Public Schools, and an elementary school assistant principal and principal in the Great Neck Public Schools. During her tenure as an elementary school principal at the E.M. Baker School in Great Neck, Joanna piloted a program for children with Autism, and spearheaded the creation of teacher resource materials, Differentiation: A Way of Thinking, and One Size Doesn’t Fit All. She has worked with aspiring school principals through the SPA Program at TC, and aspiring teachers as an adjunct instructor at Iona College. Joanna’s volunteer activities include My Own Book Foundation, which enables youngsters in Title I schools to purchase books for their own libraries. She is also a docent at The Frick Collection and a volunteer in the Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Joanna has a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters degree from Brooklyn College. She also obtained a Masters of Education and Doctorate of Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.