Laura Miller: Outstanding Scholarly-Practitioner in Educational Leadership Ed.D. Student Award
The Outstanding Scholarly-Practitioner in Educational Leadership Ed.D. Student award is presented to a student in the University of Maine’s Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program in educational leadership who has demonstrated a deep dedication to being a steward in the field of education. The recipient understands the importance of connecting theory to practice, addresses inequities through their problem of practice and remains dedicated to their graduate studies to improve outcomes for the communities they serve.
Statement from the Educational Leadership faculty:
Laura Miller is the 2020 recipient of this award. Laura serves RSU 71 as Assistant Superintendent/Director of Curriculum. Her problem of practice focuses around issues of supervision and feedback that can help better develop reflective stances in teachers. As an Ed.D. student she has recently served as an adjunct for the Educational Leadership program teaching the M.Ed. course, EAD 510: Educational Supervision. Laura goes above and beyond the requirements of the program and directly applies concepts taught in the Ed.D. program to her work as a scholarly-practitioner.