Dawn Miller

Dawn Miller, Ph.D., is the Innovative Projects Facilitator for the Shawnee Mission Public Schools. In this role, Dawn serves as a district team member leading planning, staff development, implementation, and evaluation for response-to-intervention efforts around academic and behavior supports. Prior to joining Shawnee Mission, she served as a project director for statewide implementation of the problem-solving process and developing a tiered system of support for literacy. As part of the statewide efforts, she was involved with a statewide committee which led state regulation changes regarding child find and eligibility and has helped to translate these changes into district procedural changes linked to the School Improvement Process. Dawn has applied her skills to work as a special education teacher, a school psychologist, adjunct faculty member for administrative programs in Kansas, and district and building consultant/trainer. She has authored or coauthored published work regarding the problem-solving process, assessing written language, and family communication and involvement.

Talks Featured

RTI and LD Identification

March 11, 2011

RTI models hold the promise of advancing identification of and intervention for learning disabilities by linking these two domains. Join Dawn Miller and Erin Lolich during our next RTI Talk as they answer your questions about the use of RTI for identifying specific learning disabilities. They will also offer tips based on lessons learned working with local schools on how RTI can ensure accurate and timely LD identification.

Building Consensus for RTI Priorities

August 18, 2010

Join Dawn Miller, Ph.D., Innovative Projects Facilitator for the Shawnee Mission Public Schools in Kansas, during our next RTI Talk as she answers your questions about getting team buy-in when refining or prioritizing RTI actions for the year. Dr. Miller will also offer tips based on lessons she learned working with new and continuing RTI implementers on establishing priorities and facilitating collaboration.