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Dr. Joel Miller comes to Vista from Spring Valley and Chula Vista, where he served as a teacher and school administrator for over a decade. He currently supports teacher candidates as an Assistant Professor at National University, where he teaches courses on lesson design while mentoring student teachers as they navigate earning their CA teaching credential. Dr. Miller has bilingual teaching credentials in chemistry and health, and believes wholeheartedly in the importance and impact of alternative education. Emphasizing relationships, empathy, and restorative practices, Dr. Miller looks forward to a great year of welcoming the community onto the AVHS campus and supporting students as they learn through experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.