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Shannon  D.  Miller
Principal

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Biography for Web Page: August 2013

 

Mrs. Shannon Miller began her career as an After-School Coordinator and Instructor at Tadmore Elementary School in Gainesville, Georgia in 1994.  She has taught 4th, 6th, and 7th grades as well as served as both an elementary and middle school media specialist.  She became an assistant principal at Carrollton Elementary in 2007.  This school currently has an enrollment of 1600 Pre-K through 3rd grades which makes it one of the largest elementary schools in Georgia.  She served as Pre-K director for two years while also fulfilling the job of assistant principal.  As one of three assistant principals, she filled many roles with her main assignment being curriculum.  During her career she has served on the school system curriculum team, the system wide strategic planning team, SACS committees, school improvement teams, GAPPS committees, as a middle school team leader, and as a data team leader.  She has a great deal of experience in curriculum, supervision of school faculty and staff members, maintenance of facilities, and planning and implementing Title I and Pre-K budgets.  

 

Mrs. Miller attended elementary school in Gilmer County and transferred to West Fannin in the 6th grade.  She graduated from Fannin County High School in 1988 and went on to attend college on a scholarship at Young Harris College where she earned an Associate of Science Degree in 1990.  She then earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology in 1993 from the University of Georgia.  By 1994 she had completed her Education Certification Courses at UGA and followed that up with a Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology in 1998 from UGA.  Mrs. Miller completed her certification in Educational Leadership at the University of West Georgia in 2007. 

 

Mrs. Miller believes that we have a responsibility to educate individuals so that they will become productive members of the community and that the better job we do at establishing a community with a strong skill set, the better the economic development of that community will be resulting in an increased quality of life for all community members.  She is very passionate about making sure that ALL students receive the best education possible regardless of their innate abilities.  She truly believes that there should be no “invisible” kids.  With Mrs. Miller at the helm guiding the hardworking faculty and staff at Blue Ridge Elementary, your school will continue to grow and thrive.