• Pine-Richland Superintendent of Schools Resume
    Brian R. Miller, Ed.D.
     
     
    Education
     
    Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
    Doctor of Education Degree: May 2009
    Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program for Educational Leaders
    Superintendent Letter of Eligibility: May 2008 / Dissertation Defended: May 2008

    Carlow University, Oakland, PA
    Master of Science in Educational Leadership
    PA Secondary and Elementary Principal Certification (Administrative II): May 2001

    Carlow University, Oakland, PA
    Master of Business Administration: July 2013

    The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
    Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise and Sport Science
    PA Instructional II Certification, Health and Physical Education: December 1995

    University of Pittsburgh 
    Principals Academy of Western Pennsylvania

     

    Professional Experience
     
    Pine-Richland School District  
     
    • Superintendent
    July 2013 - Present
     
     
    North Allegheny School District  
     
    • Assistant Superintendent of K-12 Education 
    July 2012 – June 2013   
    • Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Education and Curriculum
    July 2010 – June 2012  
    • Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum
    July 2008 – June 2010
    • Principal, Carson Middle School
    August 2004 – June 2008  
    • Assistant Principal, Ingomar Middle School
    August 2001 – July 2004
    • Health/Physical Education Teacher & Lead Teacher
    August 1996 – June 2001  
     
     
    Duquesne University
    • Scholar of Practice in Residence
      
    July 2022 – present

     

    Selected Presentations and/or Training
     
    The Partnership for Excellence Quest Conference: Pursuit of Excellence: Leadership by Compass and Map (2022)
    Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Program Senior Examiner (2013 - 2022)
    Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence Annual Conference: Pursuit of Excellence: "Inside - Out" (2022)
    Baldrige Foundation Institute for Performance Excellence: Pursuit of Excellence: Stories of an "Inside-Out" Journey of Continuous Improvement (2022)
    Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence Webinar Series: Pursuit of Excellence: Leadership by Compass and Map (2021)
    McGrath Training Solutions: Title IX Intake and Investigations Certification Levels 1 - 3 (2020)
    PASA-PSBA State Conference (2019)
    PDE PIL Program: The Pursuit of Excellence (2019 - 2022)
    PDE PIL Program: Data-Driven Decision-Making (2016 - 2019)
    AASA National Conference (2009)
    Pennsylvania Middle School Association State Conference (2002, 2003, 2008) 
    Pennsylvania Middle School Association Conference: Western Region (2001-2003, 2006-2008)
    Strategic Leadership Selection Evaluator (2006)

     

    Publications
     
    Miller, B., Justus, K., & Hathhorn, R. (March 2022). The Pursuit of Excellence: An "Inside-Out" Approach to Continuous Improvement. The Pennsylvania Administrator.
     
    Kuzilla, G., Miller, B., & Silbaugh, K. (May 2019). PR PRIDE: A School Community Built a School-within-a-School...Twice. The Pennsylvania Administrator.
     
    Miller, B. (February 2013). Teacher (and Principal) Evaluation: Framing the Future. The Pennsylvania Administrator Magazine.
     
    Andreyko, T., Miller, B., & Pasquinelli, M. (May 2012). STEM Opportunities with a Focus on the Whole Child.
     The Pennsylvania Administrator Magazine.
     
    Miller, B., Andreyko, T., & Dobda, K. (September 2011). Talking About Teaching and Learning: A Common Language and Framework for Instruction. The Pennsylvania Administrator Magazine.
     
    Miller, B. (February 2009). Principal Performance Surveys: A Leadership Tool for Continuous Improvement. The Pennsylvania Administrator Magazine.
     
    Miller, B. (2008). Influence of a Collaborative Norming Process on Teacher Perceptions of Middle Level Team Structure and Development. ProQuest LLC.
     
    Miller, B. (May 2007). Beyond the Newsletter: Data-Driven School Home Communication. The Pennsylvania Administrator Magazine.
     
    Awards
     
    Recipient of the 2022 Duquesne University School of Education Distinguished Alumni Award
    PRSD Recipient of the 2021 Excellence Award from the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence
    PRSD Recipient of the 2020 Mastery Award from the Mid-Atlantic Alliance for Performance Excellence
    PRSD Recipient of the 2019 PSBA Innovative School Board Award
    Recipient of the 2015 Good Citizen's Award from the Seneca District, Laurel Highlands Council of the Boy Scouts
    Recipient of the 2014 MBA Academic Excellence Award from Carlow University
    Recipient of the 2012 PAESSP Frank S. Manchester Excellence in Journalism Award
    Recipient of the 2011 Educational Leadership Award through UCEA and Duquesne University
    Recipient of the 2008 Duquesne University Henderson Prize for Educational Leaders 
    Recognized as the 2008 PAESSP Middle Level Principal of the Year for Pennsylvania
    Recognized as the 2007-2008 PMSA Outstanding Administrator Award for Pennsylvania
    Recognized as a PASA Research Fellow for Dissertation Study
    Recipient of a Research Grant from PMSA for Dissertation Study
    Recognized as the 2007 Citizen of the Year by the North Journal
    Recognized with the 2004-2005 Ed Smith Staff Award as Outstanding Educator from the Western Region of PMSA