Joel Miller, Ed.S., serves as the Curriculum Development Manager at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) since June 2022. With an educational background in Educational Leadership: Curriculum and Instruction and a focus on Psychology, History & Economics at the University of Tennessee, Joel's academic achievements have laid a solid foundation for his role. Before joining FEE, Joel's experience includes 14 years as a public school teacher, instructing AP Microeconomics/Macroeconomics, History, and Personal Finance at South Forsyth High School. His contributions there include authoring curriculum-based lessons for various state and national organizations, creating virtual courses in AP Economics and Personal Finance, and coaching several state championships in the Economics Challenge and a pair of state championships in boys and girls cross country. In 2020, Joel was awarded both the John Morton Excellence in the Teaching of Economics Award and the Georgia Economics Teacher of the Year. These accolades reflect his commitment to excellence in the field.
Joel has worked with the Georgia Council on Economic Education, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and the Council for Economic Education, as a curriculum writer and curriculum consultant. Moreover, he has served as a client services associate at Fountain Financial Advisors & Financial Consultants Group and as a Moneywise Mentor, displaying his adeptness in financial planning. Joel’s varied experiences highlight his dedication to education and economics, making him a valuable asset to the Learning Center team at FEE.
Joel collaborates extensively with school districts across the U.S. as a professional development advocate and author of resources, enhancing economic literacy and shaping the next generation of economic thinkers.