Cynthia (Cindy) Miller is an assistant professor of Family and Consumer Sciences Education in the College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University. Prior to coming to Texas Tech, she was an assistant professor for Career and Technical Education (CTE) and coordinator of the Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences degree program at Eastern New Mexico University for three and a half years. She was also a former CTE administrator for two West Texas school districts for 13 years and before then was a secondary business education teacher for 11 years in Lubbock.
She served as President, Past President, and Board of Director At-Large (2017-2020) for the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS), and certified in Family & Consumer Sciences and as a Personal Family & Finance Educator by AAFCS. Her research interests include:
- determining and measuring the quality of work-based learning opportunities provided in secondary FCS programs;
- teacher efficacy in the implementation of the critical science approach in secondary FCS curriculum; and
- integration of globally competency curriculum tools and resources for FCS teachers in a teacher preparation program.
Ph.D. in Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Texas Tech University, 2015
M.Ed. in Secondary Business Education, Texas Tech University, 1991
B.S. in Secondary Business Education, Texas Tech University, 1987