Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Rick Miller

Senior Partner, California Education Partners; Principal, Capitol Impact

Rick Miller, a Principal at Capitol Impact, is also a Senior Partner with California Education Partners, an education organization focused on improving student achievement by fostering school district collaboration, shared learning and long-term improvement. Prior to joining California Education Partners, Miller was the deputy superintendent for the P-16 Policy and Information Branch of the California Department of Education. In this position, he developed policy recommendations on promising ways to improve student achievement throughout California specifically focused on closing the state's achievement gaps from pre-kindergarten to higher education. Prior to that, Miller worked at Microsoft Corp. developing communications strategies for privacy, security and overall corporate image. He also served as a strategic communications advisor to the chancellor of the California State University system. Previously Miller served in the U.S. Department of Education as press secretary to Richard Riley, secretary of education in the Clinton administration.

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