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Lee's biography

Lee began recruiting and placing educators in private and independent schools in 1994. Since then she has recruited, interviewed, and counseled thousands of candidates, and has placed Heads, senior leaders, administrators, and teachers in hundreds of schools. 


Lee had an extensive background in independent school education as an administrator, a teacher, and a parent. She graduated from UCLA and Pepperdine University, and held a California Life Credential for grades K-8. She was a founding administrator and teacher at Stephen S. Wise Day School, now one of the largest religiously-affiliated independent day schools in the country, where she had responsibility for curriculum development and staffing.


Lee’s three sons were “lifers” in a Los Angeles independent school where she served as President of the Parent Organization, and was an ex-officio member of the Board of Directors. She was a member of the board’s Development Committee, and chaired many special events.


Lee was avery active and respected in the national independent school community. She had strong personal relationships with the heads of many private and independent schools nationwide. She regularly attended national and regional meetings and conferences including NAIS, CAIS, CASE, PoCC, PEJE, and AAEE, and was a lead presenter for many conference workshops.

Lee Miller

In Memorium: LEE MILLER

Lee was the Founder and Past President of CalWest Educators Placement, and the Founder of Lee Miller & Associates, Inc.