Lynn Miller New Dean Appointed

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Miller appointed Dean for Academic Affairs in the Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation, and Engineering Division

Albany, Georgia – Effective March 1, 2023, Lynn Miller will assume the Dean for Academic Affairs position in the Construction, Manufacturing, Transportation, and Engineering Division. Mrs. Miller has over 14 years of combined experience in secondary and post-secondary education. She began her teaching career at Albany High School and has been a Criminal Justice Technology Instructor at Albany Technical College for the last 11 years.

“I am ready for this role and challenge. I have essentially been supervising, managing, and leading people throughout my whole career. I am excited to be offered an opportunity to continue my love for people and passion for teaching at Albany Technical College in a brand-new way,” said Lynn Miller.

Mrs. Miller began her career in criminal justice as a Patrol Officer with the Dougherty County Police Department. Within a few years, she advanced to a position with the Albany Probation and Parole Offices. Over the years, Mrs. Miller supervised a wide range of offenders, including her assignment as team leader for an elite group of officers who specialized in sex offender supervision. She also served as midnight team leader for a disaster response team who provided security for Sumter Regional Hospital in Americus, Georgia, in 2007 when an EF-3 tornado ripped through the facility. At the time of her resignation from the Albany Probation Office, Mrs. Miller was an Assistant Chief supervising a team of probation officers and administrative staff.

Mrs. Miller started her teaching career at Albany High School in 2009. She was responsible for establishing and expanding the Law and Justice Program. Her innovative and resourceful teaching skills led to countless student success stories. She still has regular contact with many of her students from Albany High School.

Shortly after joining Albany Technical College as a criminal justice instructor, Mrs. Miller sought the acquisition of historic courtroom furnishings formerly utilized by the United States Middle District Court, housed in the United States Post Office location on West Broad Avenue. She was instrumental in the success of the two-year project from start to finish. The courtroom is utilized not only as a hands-on lab for students but serves as a community court location for the City of Albany Municipal Court. In 2017, Lynn Miller was awarded the Rick Perkins Teacher of the Year award for Albany Technical College. Also in 2017, Mrs. Miller and her colleague, Lakesha Boone, with the assistance of officers from the Albany Police Department, trained a team of students who won first place in crime scene investigation at the Georgia Skills USA Competition. The team went on to compete at the Skills USA National Championship in Louisville, Kentucky.

In 2018 she was selected to attend the Technical College System of Georgia Master Teacher Experience, a weeklong seminar held in states throughout the country originated by Dr. Roger Garrison in 1962 in Portland, Maine. For the last three years, Mrs. Miller has been the chairperson of the Criminal Justice Technology Program, where she was not only responsible for teaching but many other duties, such as supervising adjunct personnel and managing the budget.

Mrs. Miller graduated from Riverview Academy. She continued her education at Valdosta State University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. She furthered her education at Troy State University and obtained a Master of Science in Management and Leadership.

Mrs. Miller is a lifelong resident of Dougherty County, Albany, Georgia. She is married to Eric Miller. They have two daughters. The oldest, Morgan, is a registered nurse specializing in neonatal care. While the youngest, Madison is an educator specializing in human resource development.