Title: Guidance Counselor, Teacher (Retired)
Company: The New York City Department of Education
Location: Thousand Oaks, California, United States
Elizabeth Miller, Retired Guidance Counselor and Teacher at the New York City Department of Education, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education and art.
An esteemed figure in the realms of education and art, Ms. Miller has accrued more than 40 years of professional excellence in her areas of expertise. Currently retired, she formerly served as a guidance counselor with the New York City Department of Education for 13 years beginning in 1977, preceded by her role as a high school mathematics teacher for 17 years. While serving as a mathematics teacher, she obtained patents for visually learning mathematical operations with signed numbers. She began her career as an assistant to the chief physicist with Air Reduction Company, Inc., from 1947 to 1953.
To prepare for her celebrated positions, Ms. Miller first sought a formal education, receiving a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from The City College of New York in 1947. She followed this accomplishment with a master’s degree in mathematics education from the same academic institute in 1965. Subsequent to serving in the field for a number of years, she earned a Master of Education in human development from the Teachers College at Columbia University in 1977.
A former supervisor of K-12 Mathematics Laboratories with the New York City Department of Education, Ms. Miller also served her community in a variety of capacities as a president and secretary of the Northeast region of the Society of Women Engineers from 1950 to 1956. In addition, she was president of the Sisterhood of Riverdale Temple from 1988 to 1990. She remains a member of the Westlake Village Art Guild, a role she has served in since 1992.
An avid artist since her retirement, Ms. Miller has had her artistic work showcased in numerous exhibits across the United States, including in the Westlake Library, the Thousand Oaks Botanic Gardens, Leisure Village, and the Buena Ventura Art Gallery in California. Earlier in her career, she had her artwork displayed in the Ventura County Maritime Museum and was a permanent featured artist in the City of Oxnard in California. Her journey as an artist has presented her with several accolades in recent years, including a second place award from the Santa Aula Art Association in 2005. She remains affiliated as a board member with the TOAA since 2008.
Happily married to Alfred Abraham Miller, Ms. Miller is the proud mother of two children and two grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys painting and writing. For more information about Ms. Miller and her artistic endeavors, please visit http://www.elizabethmillerart.com.
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