Vegas PBS Names Workforce Training and Economic Development Coordinator

Vegas PBSJami Miller Named Workforce Training and Economic Development Coordinator for Vegas PBS

(Las Vegas) – Vegas PBS announced today that Jami Miller has been appointed Workforce Training and Economic Development Coordinator for the television station. In her new position, Miller will assist the Workforce Training and Economic Development division of Vegas PBS in promoting and implementing its online workforce training programs offered through Vegas Virtual Online Education, among individuals, educators, government entities, non-profits and businesses. Vegas Virtual Online Education’s emphasis is in “Putting Nevadans Back to Work” and offers affordable online education opportunities designed for entry, certification, and advancement in todays workplace.

Prior to accepting her position as Workforce Training and Economic Development Coordinator for Vegas PBS, Miller served as administrator for Virtual High School. Under her supervision, Virtual High School was recognized by the Clark County School District Board of Trustees and Superintendent Dwight Jones for obtaining Exemplary Status designation, the only school in Southern Nevada to receive the recognition. The school was also ranked nationally by the US News and World Report as a Bronze designation for student success and performance. Miller has also worked as Nevada High School Proficiency Exam Writing Coordinator for the Nevada Department of Education.

Miller received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Nevada, Reno, and a Master in Education Administration from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Miller is a member of a number of professional organizations including Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership LV Alumni, North American Council for Online Learning, Nevada Online Education Consortium, Nevada Association of School Administrators and Clark County Association of School Administrators. In her free time, Miller volunteers with a number of organizations including Kiwanis Neon Lights Las Vegas (founding member), Vegas PBS (member), American Heart Association, Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Three Square Food Bank, Spread the Word Literacy Campaign and Community Lutheran Church (member).

About Vegas PBS

Dedicated to enriching the lives of those who call Southern Nevada home, Vegas PBS Channel 10 is America’s most watched PBS station on a per capita basis. Five additional channels are available over the air or on cable and satellite including Create, Vme, Worldview, Rewind and Jackpot.

Vegas PBS expands its television broadcast impact through supplemental materials on Vegas PBS.org, PBSKids.org, PBSKidsGO.org, PBSParents.org and PBSParents.org. Vegas PBS also offers extensive online distance education for workforce development and economic diversification through Vegas Virtual Online Education.

Vegas PBS also provides educational resources to teachers including TeacherLine professional development courses; One Place, an educational media service and online curriculum service. Ready To Learn offers literary and health workshops based on curriculum materials in daytime children’s programs.

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