LouAnn Miller, Coach
- Temple University, 2002, Letter of Superintendent Eligibility; 1991, Educational Administration Central Office Certification
- M. ED, Millersville University, 1976, Elementary Education; B.A., Ursinus College, 1971 History, Secondary Education
For the past six years, Lou Ann has been a member of the Distinguished Educator Program with the Pennsylvania Department of Education. In that role, she has served in low performing school districts across Pennsylvania in their quest to increase student achievement. By working closely with principals and members of central office, Lou Ann assisted schools and districts to improve scores on the Pennsylvania State Standards Assessment (PSSA). During the same time period, Lou Ann has been a mentor in the Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership Program (PIL), and part of the National Institute for School Leadership (NISL). Also, she was a trainer in the Inspired Leadership Institute, (ILI) focusing on the use of data to improve instruction, school climate and development of school leadership teams.
Lou Ann was the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction in the Oxford School District, Pennsylvania, for four years. In the School District of Lancaster, Pennsylvania she served in multiple capacities as Curriculum Coordinator or Social Studies and Multicultural Education, McCaskey High School Principal, and Wheatland Middle School Principal. She partnered with Education Trust to implement the Standards in Practice Model.
Prior to working in Lancaster, Lou Ann was a middle and high school social studies teacher, team leader and department chair in Eastern Lancaster County School District, New Holland, Pennsylvania for 18 years. She also served as Principal in Blue Ball Elementary School, Pennsylvania. She was an original member of Dr. Ted Sizer’s Restructuring from Brown University.
Lou Ann has presented workshops on Using Data to Improve Schools, Educational Leadership in an Urban District, Socratic Seminars, Performance Assessment, Reading in the Content Areas, and Teaching, Learning and Curriculum for Leaders.
Outside of her professional life, Lou Ann is active in local politics and multiple historical societies. Many of the watercolors she paints are historical setting.