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Margery Miller

Professor Emerita

Margery Miller

Margery Staman Miller is past director of the Language and Literacy Division. A leader in the field of language and literacy, Margery's books include the best-selling "Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas: Strategies for Middle and Secondary School Teachers." At Lesley, she had a variety of roles, with much of her work focused on literacy and preparing students to be reading specialists. She has had the opportunity to work closely with students as a faculty advisor, mentor, and teacher.


BA, Simmons University
MS, University of Pennsylvania
EdD, University of Pennsylvania

Selected Publications

  • Bromfield, M., Catteneo, M., Deane, H., Miller, M.S. & Roffman, E. (2011) Community embedded practice: Lesley’s approach to professional preparation. In C. Brown & M. Forinash (eds) Lesley University: A century of Innovation. Frederick, MD: Publish America.
  • Allan, K.K. & Miller, M.S. (2005). Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas: Strategies for Middle and Secondary School Teachers (2nd Ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin
  • Miller, M.S. & B. Steckel with 8 reading alumna. Session for the 43rd Annual Massachusetts Reading Association Conference, April, 2012, Practical and Useful Practices to Liven Up Your Literacy Instruction. Concurrent Roundtable Presentations.
  • Miller, M.S.& B. Steckel with three Specialist Teacher of Reading alumna. Session for the Annual Massachusetts Reading Association Conference. April 2010. Someone Else Does Not Have the Answers: Using Teacher Inquiry to Improve Reading and Writing Instruction”.
  • Miller, M.S. with M. Pabian & B. Govendo with six students representing the elementary, special needs and reading programs, 2nd Lesley University Scholarship Day. “Finding and Answering Our Own Questions: Reflections on the Inquiry Process.”