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Dr. Shirley Miles

  • Dr. Shirley Miles Helps Educators Improve Student
  • Senior Consultant
  • Focal Point, LLC


    An educational leader with extensive public and private sector experience, Dr. Shirley A. Miles serves as an education consultant for Curriculum Focal Point, LLC. Dr. Shirley Miles currently works primarily with the New Jersey Department of Education to further reform efforts in school districts across New Jersey. She consults with seven different school districts, focusing on providing training to educators, principals, and administrators in several areas. Dr. Miles trains her fellow professionals in a variety of performance improvement methods. These include the employment of multiple response strategies to improve instruction at the classroom level as well as curriculum alignment. She also shows administrators how to establish a link between teacher evaluations and actual student outcomes and achievement; teaching them principles of instructional leadership and how to provide meaningful instructional feedback. Before entering the consulting field, Dr. Miles served as the director of the Department of Defense Education Activity, a K-12 institution responsible for educating the dependents of Department of Defense employees around the world.

    Professional experience

    Senior Consultant

    Focal Point, LLC

    January 2011 - Present



    University of Denver

    August 1993 - June 2001(8 years)