Carissa Moffat Miller, Ph.D., is the chief executive officer of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). With a deep understanding of education policy at the state and national levels, Miller leads CCSSO’s efforts to help chiefs deliver equitable education opportunities to every student in their state. Miller, a first-generation college graduate, was named chief executive officer of CCSSO in 2018 after serving for nearly five years as its deputy executive director. Prior to joining CCSSO, she served as a deputy superintendent at the Idaho State Department of Education and led the implementation of one of the first statewide online testing programs at the Idaho State Board of Education. Miller holds a Ph.D. in education from the University of Idaho, a master’s from the University of Wyoming, and a bachelor’s in journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.