Miller Hired as Director of Adult Education at Ozarka College
Published on September 5, 2017
Upon the retirement of Dr. Wayne Wilson, Trish Miller has been hired as the new director of adult education at Ozarka College. Miller, who has been employed at Ozarka for nearly 28 years, most recently served as an adult education instructor. During her career at Ozarka, she has served in many capacities varying from a software developer to the learning lab manager, and even an adjunct instructor for business and developmental classes.
When Miller was asked what she most looked forward to in this position, she said, "Building on Dr. Wilson's legacy and continuing to work with such an excellent group of people. " Miller continued, "I look forward to building on a strong foundation, while enhancing and growing the Adult Education program. "
Ozarka College's adult education department not only assists students with obtaining a GED, but also in helping them find a career path to gainful employment or postsecondary training. They look forward to serving more of the college bound students by helping them prepare for the placement test. Employability, financial literacy, and digital literacy classes are also available to help students succeed in today's world.
Miller graduated from Calico Rock High School and earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville (B.S.E) and a Master's degree from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro (M.S.E). She also holds certifications in Adult Education, Distance Learning, Workforce Alliance for Growth in the Economy (WAGE „¢), and Career Development.
Trish and her husband, Kirk, reside in Melbourne where they co-own a family business. Trish and Kirk have two children, Abbi Miller Smith and Nick Miller; one godson, Richard Hammond; a son-in-law, Rusty Smith; and a beloved dog named Harley.