Assistant Professor, Special Education
“Sometimes dreams are hard.” –Author unknown
Rhonda Miller earned her Ph.D. in Special Education (specializing in learning disabilities) and her Master’s degree in Special Education from Clemson University. Dr. Miller has a variety of educational experiences, including 14 years of teaching Spanish in middle and high schools. She has taught fourth grade general education, gifted education for 3rd – 5th graders, English as a Second Language for grades K-5th, and special education resource for grades 3rd-5th. Dr. Miller also spent 4 years as an educational evaluator, administering assessments as part of special education referral teams.
Dr. Miller has expertise in bilingual/special education, culturally responsive teaching practices, teacher education, and working with English learners and their families. Her research interests include English Language Learners with or at-risk for disabilities, culturally responsive education practices, and literacy and language development.
Dr. Miller was a band student and played clarinet and trumpet. Dr. Miller also grew up as a child in a military family.