Barbara Miller is vice president and associate director of EDC’s Learning and Teaching Division. A national expert in professional development for districts and schools, she conducts research on professional development and teacher leadership; provides technical assistance to programs and districts; and creates materials for teachers, teacher leaders, and administrators.
Miller directs the award-winning Success at the Core project, a video-based professional development toolkit designed to improve instructional quality in classrooms and among school leadership teams. She has also conducted groundbreaking research on knowledge management for the National Science Foundation’s Math and Science Partnership program, by synthesizing and sharing knowledge from the field around teacher leadership and professional learning communities. Miller has co-authored numerous articles, chapters, and books, including Teacher Leadership in Mathematics and Science, Casebook on School Reform, and the Handbook for Enhancing Strategic Leadership in the Math and Science Partnerships. She also serves on the national advisory board of the Merck Institute for Science Education.
Miller holds a bachelor’s degree from Carleton College and a doctorate in education from Harvard University.