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Shane  Miller
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Atkinson County High School Principal

Atkinson County High School Principal

Principal Shane Miller

Mr. Shane Miller 

(912) 422-3267


T. Shane Miller

466 Locklier Road, Homerville, GA 31634 ~ icoachball72@hotmail.com

Highly skilled and overly student-focused educational leader possessing a strong commitment to the development of students, staff, and providing a stimulating, safe, and motivating learning environment. Dynamic visionary leader and solid team player with a proven track record in collaborating with the school community, increasing student academics, and maintaining excellence in education. Trustworthy professional with superior communication skills to develop strong and lasting relationships with all members of the school community. 

 

Core competencies include:

              Budget Development                                       Curriculum Development

 Performance Standards Development             School Security & Safety

 Teaching Mentoring & Development                Standardized Testing & Scores

 Mission Statements & School Vision                Program Management & Coordination

 School Administration                                           Program Evaluation & Assessment

 Classroom Evaluation                                            Leadership & Team Building

 Student Teacher Supervision                             Workshop & Seminar Presentations

 

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

Educational Specialist (2005); Major: Educational Curriculum and Instructional Management

Nova Southeastern University - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Masters of Science (2002); Major: Educational Leadership

Bachelors of Science (1998); Major: Middle Grades Social Sciences

Albany State University - Albany, GA

Brewton Parker College - Mount Vernon, GA

High School Diploma (1990); College Diploma

Colquitt County High School - Moultrie, GA

 

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE (Seven years)

Clinch County Middle School – Homerville, Georgia                                                                               2011-present

Principal

Supervise the total operation of  CCMS.  Responsible for curriculum implementation,  school improvement, scheduling, maximizing FTE, personnel, budgeting, maintenance and operations, supervision of students, and discipline.

Clinch County Elementary School – Homerville, Georgia                                                          November 2012- June

Principal   

Served as interim Elementary School Principal during unexpected administrative vacancy  while also serving as Middle School Principal.                                                          

Wheeler County Elementary School - Alamo, Georgia                                                                                2005 - 2009

Assistant Principal

Supervised a team of professionals including para-professionals, nurses, and support staff.  Responsible for implementing and monitoring a school-wide discipline plan including school bus discipline. Devised and coordinated scheduling, creating, and tracking work orders. Liaise for cafeteria, custodians, and maintenance staff on a daily basis, ensuring a safe and healthy learning environment for all school members.

 

Highlights and Contributions:

 2013 Title One High Progress School

 2013 SSTAGE Star Award Winner – Presented at the state-wide conference on RTI program

 2013 Accredited with Quality through The Georgia Accrediting Commission

 2013 Georgia Emergency Management Agency Certified

 2013 Project S.A.V.E Certified

 2013 National School of Excellence

 2012 Silver Award for Greatest Gains by Governor’s Office of Student Achievement

 2010-2011 Title Distinguished School

 2010-2011 Meet AYP

Maximized FTE and funding by approximately $300,000 over the past three years

Created Title One School Improvement Plan

Decreased school-wide discipline by seventy-five percent.

Implemented Teacher Keys

Developed School-wide Capital Improvement Plan

Established and maintained rapport with staff, students, and parents; mentor and lead new   

Coordinated grade level meetings and professional development to enhance academic achievement

Initiated and facilitated before- and after-school programs, Parent Resource Center, and CRCT intervention classes

Contributed to the academic and social tone of the school through the consistent demonstration of professionalism and enthusiasm of the school community; upheld a commitment to educational excellence, establishing and promoting an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust.

Developed a solid cohesive educational team by setting high expectations and encouraging team approach; established committees to address school issues and goals, promoting creativity and career development to all staff, allowing ideas and opinions to be shared.

Conducted support-staff, long-term substitute, and first year teaching performance appraisals that included instructional performance observation and post-observation conferences

Implemented a safe and more secure parent/student drop-off and pick-up procedure teachers and interns, ensuring appropriate substitute coverage when necessary

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCES

Coffee County Schools - Douglas, GA  2000 - 2005

Teacher (5th Grade) 2000-2001 ~ Math and Science

Teacher (9th Grade -12th Grade) 2001-2005 ~ Health and PE/ World History and Civics

Randolph County Schools - Cuthbert, GA 1998- 2000

Teacher (6th - 12th Grade) 1998 - 2000 ~ PE, (9th Grade) ~ Remedial Reading

 

COACHING EXPERIENCES

Wheeler County Schools - Alamo, GA 2005 - 2007

Head Varsity Baseball Coach

Coffee County Schools - Douglas, GA 2000 - 2005

Assistant Varsity Baseball, Assistant Varsity Football, and Assistant Varsity Girls Softball

Middle School Football and Middle School Girls Softball

Randolph County Schools - Cuthbert, GA 1998-2000

Head Varsity Baseball, Head Varsity Girls Softball, and Assistant Varsity Football

 

COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT

School Improvement, Parental Involvement, Media Committee, School Council Chair, Student Support Team,

Discipline Committee Chair, Safety Committee, Governors Honors Selection Committee, and Ninth Grade

Academy Research Team Chair

 

INITIATIVE AND TRAINING

Georgia Leadership Institute for School Improvement, Georgia Leadership Evaluation Training, Hope Foundation of Courageous Leaders, Reading First, Standards Based Schools, Data Driven Schools, Georgia Performance Standards, Best Practices, Learning Focused Strategies, and Georgia High Schools that Work, GaTAPP Principal and Mentoring Program, Lexile Framework for Reading, Legal Issues for administrators, CCGPS Support for Principals, CCRPI Next Steps, Protocol for schools interested in STEM, Principals Academy (1 year), Purposeful Planning for Differentiation with CCCPS, Teacher Leadership Effectiveness, Student Learning Objectives

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Georgia Association of Educational Leaders, Serve as District Director for Georgia Association of Middle School Principals, Student Support Team Association of Georgia Educators, Professional Association for Georgia Educators

 

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