Mark B Miller is an elected school director in Centennial School District (currently serving as Board Vice-President), Co-Chair of Keystone State Education Coalition and Vice President of Pennsylvania School Boards Association. Mark attended public school in the School District of Philadelphia, where he graduated from Central High School, the nation’s oldest high school.
Within PSBA, he serves as Chairperson of PSBA’s Legislative Platform Committee and PSBA Ed PAC. Mark is constantly in Harrisburg, standing up for public education through his testimony at all levels, advocacy for “a properly funded system of free and appropriate public education in the least restrictive and safe environment to be made available for all children”.
Mark’s advocacy carries over to Keystone State Education Coalition as a Co-Chair. KeySEC is a grassroots organization reaching more than 2,250 Pennsylvania education policymakers – school directors, administrators, legislators, legislative and congressional staffers, PTO/PTA officers, parent advocates, teacher leaders, education professors, members of the press and a broad array of regulatory agencies, professional associations and education advocacy organizations every day.
In addition, he is on the Board of Directors of Diane Ravitch’s Network for Public Education since early 2013.
At the national level, Mark has spent the last seven years supporting National School Boards Association as a delegate to the Federal Relations Network since 2009. Visiting regularly with members of Congress and their staffs, he shares his insight as a member of NSBA’s Teacher/Principal Effectiveness and Early Childhood Education Committees. He has been an advocate for increased funding of IDEA, plus reauthorization of ESEA and CNA. Mark also is on NSBA’s Nominating Committee and is a charter member of NSBA’s Corporate Partnership Council.
Professionally, Mark is a marketing consultant and artist manager/agent with a roster of prominent clients, including The Jacksons, four movie studios, Kellogg Company, Wyeth-Ayerst and Nestle. He has attended/graduated from Pierce College, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science (now Philadelphia University), and Temple University. Mark is managing partner of a small west coast publishing company (Journey Publications LLC), former vice president of NIXLE and a sports official for PIAA. He is most proud of being a single parent to his three adult children, Jaclyn (a public school teacher), Brooke and Leland.
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