Joanna Miller is Dean of Distance Education at Contra Costa Community College District. She collaborates with faculty, Distance Education coordinators and administrators across the 3-college, 2-satellite district to expand online pathways and services, and to improve the student experience in distance education. Statewide, she serves on the board of the CCC DE Coordinators Organization, chairs the CCC DE and Education Technology Advisory Committee, is current Co-Chair of the CVC-OEI Consortium, and has served as a CVC-OEI Lead Reviewer and course facilitator. She holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and completed her dissertation on engagement and success in online education.