Alexandra Miller joined CJJR as a Program Manager in June 2019. As Program Manager, Alex oversees the development, evaluation, and implementation of the Crossover Youth Practice Model. Alex works closely with Deputy Director Macon Stewart to provide technical assistance to agencies overseeing youth involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
Prior to joining CJJR, Alex earned her Ph.D. in Special Education from the University of Virginia Curry School of Education and Human Development. Alex’s research focused on special education and transition services for adjudicated youth with disabilities in the juvenile justice system, on which she has published various articles. Throughout her Ph.D. program, Alex regularly tutored students and served as a consultant to the education staff in a juvenile detention facility.
Alex earned her M.T. in Special Education from the University of Virginia, and worked as a special educator in northern Virginia for four years. She graduated with a B.A. in Communication Arts and Writing from Ramapo College of New Jersey.