Ms. Miller supports Children Now’s early childhood policy work, focusing primarily on early learning budget and legislative advocacy to expand and strengthen child care and preschool programs throughout the state. She brings a range of experience in education and social service to her position, and has worked extensively with and on behalf of children and families from underserved communities in both domestic and international settings.
Prior to joining Children Now, she coordinated an early literacy program and the 100 Families Oakland: Art and Social Change project for the Unity Council in Oakland and assisted former Assemblymember Wilma Chan with her adopt-a-preschool program in Alameda County. She also spent several years teaching preschool through sixth grade in rural Costa Rica and served as in-country Field Director for WorldTeach.
Ms. Miller holds a MSW with a specialization in Management and Planning from the University of California, Berkeley and a BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz.