Fox Lane Welcomes New Principal Dr. Brett Miller
Dr. Miller has served as the Principal of Saratoga Springs High School in Saratoga Springs, NY, since August, 2010. Under his leadership, Saratoga Springs High School has increased graduation rates 9%, doubled the number of students taking AP exams, and decreased course failure rates by 50%. He has also overseen the development of innovative STEM programming and multiple professional development efforts, including the implementation of a district-wide Professional Learning Communities initiative.
Before serving in Saratoga Springs, Dr. Miller was the Principal of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Senior High School in Ravena, NY from 2008-2010, and served as Assistant Principal at Ichabod Crane High School in Valatie, NY from 2006-2008. Prior to moving to administration, Dr. Miller was a tenured teacher who taught high school Social Studies for eleven years.
Dr. Miller holds a doctorate in Education from The Sages College in Albany, NY, a Masters degree in Teaching - Social Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Union College, Schenectady, NY. He earned his Advanced Graduate Certificate in School Building Leadership from the University at Albany, in Albany, NY.
A district-wide committee consisting of students, parents, support staff, teachers and administrators conducted a series of interviews with qualified applicants from New York and Connecticut. Dr. Miller was the stand-out candidate across all constituent groups in each component of this multi-step interview process. The strong impression he made on the interview committees was confirmed by his references, who consistently describe him as an ethical, thoughtful, intelligent and effective high school principal.