Mary Miller

"I believe that the art of educating is crucial because education is the strong foundation on which this nation is built, and it is the fabric that will continue to…
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Mary Miller


I believe that the art of educating is crucial because education is the strong foundation on which this nation is built, and it is the fabric that will continue to hold this nation together.”  This guiding principle for me is key to creating a world of equity for all.

I am the founder and CEO of Excellence by Design Education Center.  I bring 21 years of educational experience and expertise as a former principal, teacher, and community college professor with a proven record of creating and implementing programs that get results.


My guiding principles are to provide youth with the needed academics, social, and leadership skills required to meet their fullest potential.  My 21 years of educational experience have prepared me to develop productive student-focused environments that maximize children and youth’s learning experiences in both traditional and alternative education settings. In partnership with families and the community, I seek to help young people become productive and contributing members of society and lifelong learners.  

As a professional educator, my mission is to continue to provide a nurturing and positive environment as a the framework that allows collaboration with schools, community organizations, and parents to provide a strategic, holistic approach to programming and youth support that links school, community, and family resources.

My goal is to ensure that youth continue learning, growing, excelling, and advancing towards their full potential.  Our responsibility is to ensure that both communities of learners and physical communities continue to grow and glow together.  This growing and glowing will provide a better world for youth and communities in the present and preserve the legacy given to us by our ancestors that everyone has access to a quality life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for future generations.  Investing in youth allows us to help shape minds, mold dreams, and build bridges to self-sufficiency in a world where there is not just an equal opportunity but equity.

My educational background includes: Doctor of Education Candidate, Masters in Educational Administration from Texas A& M University-Commerce, Texas; Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas. I am a certified K-12 principal and hold an English Language Arts and Reading teacher certification, grades 4-8. I am currently a candidate to receive a Doctor of Education in Educational Administration from Texas A & M University, Commerce. My experience includes a 30-year career in education at both the secondary and post-secondary levels as a professor, teacher, and principal.

School/Organization Name

Excellence by Design Education Center

Grade Level

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

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