Area Education Agency 267 (AEA 267) is pleased to announce that Sam Miller, currently superintendent at Solon Community School District, has been selected as the agency’s new chief administrator. Miller will succeed Dr. Roark Horn, who is leaving the agency to become Executive Director of School Administrators of Iowa (SAI), beginning July 1. Horn has led the agency since 2010. The board will officially motion to hire Miller at their regular meeting on Monday, April 6.
In his new position, Miller will oversee over 600 full and part-time staff members who provide special education and school improvement services along with technology support for over 65,000 students and 5,000 educators throughout 18-counties of north central and northeastern Iowa.
“We are extremely proud to offer the position to someone with the breadth and depth of experiences that Mr. Miller has,” said Dr. Debra Rich, AEA 267 board president. “Sam’s track record of exemplary leadership, along with his value for relationships and collaboration with stakeholders, are a perfect fit for AEA 267.”
Miller has previously held positions as Superintendent and Middle/High School Principal at Davis County Community School District in Bloomfield, Iowa; Vice Principal/Athletic Director at Knoxville High School, in Knoxville Iowa and Special Education Teacher at the Ottumwa Community School District. He has been with the Solon Community School District since 2010.
Miller earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in K-12 Physical Education from the University of Iowa; a Master of Arts degree in Special Education from Morningside College; a Master of Science degree in Educational Administration from Drake University; and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Drake University. Miller is in the process of earning a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Northcentral University.
Please join us in welcoming Mr. Miller to AEA 267!