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Darlene Miller | Executive Director, National Council for Workforce Education
Since 2010, Darlene Miller has been the Executive Director of the National Council for Workforce Education. Prior to this role, Miller served as the President of Manchester Community College. She also served as the Vice President of Workforce and Economic Development at Shoreline Community College.
Miller started in higher education as a faculty member at Vermont Technical College teaching mathematics, computer science, and engineering. As a tenured associate professor, one of her proudest professional accomplishments occurred when she started the first Rehabilitation Engineering Technology associate degree program in the nation. She moved into academic administration in 1994 as Dean of Business, Math, and Technology at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, OH. Additionally, she served four years as Executive Dean of Workforce Education at Green River Community College in Auburn, WA.
Education, Honors and Achievements
Miller has a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY and a Doctorate in Higher Education, Policy, Research and Administration from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA.
Personal Details and Community Involvement
Outside of work, she is addicted to gardening and golfing and enjoys kayaking and hiking.
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