Alex Miller is currently a second grade teacher in San Francisco’s Mission District. He has been a classroom teacher for seven years, teaching second through fourth grades. After receiving a BA in communication from the University of San Diego, Alex went on to earn his MA in elementary education from the University of Phoenix. He recently completed the Making Learning Visible course stemming from Harvard’s distinguished Project Zero program. In the classroom, Alex leans into the Teaching Tolerance standards and has a passion for teaching his students the value in becoming empowered and change-making citizens. Each year, he leads his students in creating an action- and project-based learning experience in which they identify a challenge faced in San Francisco and develop a strategy to create a meaningful impact. An avid squash player since age eight, Alex competes in tournaments across northern California. He also thoroughly enjoys spending time in his kitchen, particularly making homemade pasta and sauces.