Dr. Paul Miller
Former Director, Personalized Learning Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Paul Miller has held various K-12 Public Education Leadership positions, including: Director of Personalized Learning at the Success for All Foundation (SFAF) and the National Outreach and Project Evaluation Manager for Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education (JHU CTE). In his dual roles, Dr. Miller worked to establish partnerships with schools nationwide in an effort to identify and prioritize needs that can be supported by programs developed at JHU CTE. Through a team-based approach to problem-solving, Dr. Miller worked to establish and develop solutions to various challenges related to resource management, project scope and timelines, technology, and professional development.
Dr. Miller has also led a year-long systems re-design project with Gooru Learning to develop a personalized learning system integrating the proven benefits of cooperative learning. He was also the primary developer of PowerTeaching, a professional development series based on establishing and integrating a cooperative learning system of peer support in K-12 math. PowerTeaching was awarded $24 million by the USDOE’s Investing in Innovation (i3) initiative in 2011. Dr. Miller also managed the nationwide scale-up and randomized control study of the program’s effectiveness. PowerTeaching was scaled to 18 states, 96 schools, and was used by 136,000 students.
Before his work at SFAF and JHU CTE, Dr. Miller was a middle/elementary school teacher and a math curriculum coordinator for grades Pre-K through sixth in Baltimore, MD. He holds a master’s degree in Instructional Systems Development from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), and an EdD in instructional design for online teaching and learning at Johns Hopkins University.