Scott Miller has served the Los Angeles community as an author, educator, school developer and facilitator for over 25 years. In 2005, Scott co-founded and became the CEO of Our Community School (OCS), a public K-8 Charter School in the San Fernando Valley. Under Mr. Miller’s leadership, OCS received its WASC accreditation and was relocated to a permanent LAUSD site. In 2009, OCS was named the California Charter School of the Year, which was bestowed by the California Charter Schools Association. In addition to his work in the educational arena, Mr. Miller has served as a Trainer of Trainers for the Jean Houston Foundation which supports community development projects and currently serves as a Senior Facilitator with the University of Aruba supporting Aruba’s nationwide educational reform initiative.
Mr. Miller is the award winning author of The User’s Guide to Being Human: The Art and Science of Self published by SelectBooks, New York. This publication received the 2012 International Book Award as the “Best New Self-Help Book,” and the 2012 Next Generation Indie Book Award for “Motivational Book of the Year.” Currently, this book is required reading for various college college courses in fields of Education and Psychology. Other achievements include a Bachelors of Science in 1988 from the University of California, San Diego as well as the Elizabeth H. Brady Award in 1998 for research-based curriculum development from the California State University at Northridge Department of Education.
His personal mission is to empower children, teens, and adults to lead fulfilling lives by making the most of the extraordinary human capacities with which they are born.