About MH


Education/Specialized Training:

  • Master of Arts in English Literature, May 1997. Cumulative GPA 3.98. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Education, May 1992. Summa Cum Laude. GPA 3.9; top 2% of graduating class. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.
  • Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts, May 1989. Cumulative GPA 3.8. Bucks County Community College, Newtown, PA.
  • Presenter at the Advanced Placement Annual Conference sponsored by the College Board, Philadelphia, PA, 2014; Las Vegas, NV, 2013; Lake Buena Vista, FL, July 2012; San Francisco, CA, July 2011. Climbing the AP Language Mountain: Managing the Paper Load for Rookie Rhetoricians.
  • Advanced Placement training for teaching AP English Language and Composition (APSI), Penn State University at Abington, August 2007.
  • Attendee at the Advanced Placement Annual Conference sponsored by the College Board, including pre- and post-conference classes specific to AP Language and Composition, Las Vegas, NV, July 2007 and Washington, DC, July 2010.
  • Post-graduate courses (6 credits), University of LaVerne, LaVerne, CA. GPA 4.0, Summer 2015.
  • Post-graduate courses (9 credits), Lourdes University, Sylvania, OH. GPA 4.0, Summer 2015.
  • Student Assistance Program training. Quakertown, PA. June 2015.
  • Workshop Attendee, Folger Shakespeare Library and Holy Family University, Performing Shakespeare Workshop, 2014-2015.
  • Grant Recipient, English-Speaking Union, Philadelphia, PA, Chapter, Teaching Shakespeare Through Performance Institute in London, England, summer of 2001.
  • Fellow, National Writing Project, West Chester University, West Chester, PA, summer of 2000.
  • Thirty post-graduate credits from Georgetown University, West Chester University, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, University of the Arts (Philadelphia), 2001-2006.
  • Certificate in Editing, Temple University, Ambler, PA, May 1999.
  • Certification: Secondary English, Pennsylvania, July 1992.

Teaching Experience:

  • Full-time faculty member at Council Rock High School North and South teaching acting/directing, public speaking, eleventh grade honors English, AP English Language and Composition, and twelfth grade accelerated and honors English. August 1999 to present.
  • Independent drama consultant for students wishing to audition for colleges and professional work, including help with textual analysis, character development, voice, diction, and emotional work. 1992 to present.
  • Private tutor specializing in SAT preparation and college application essays. 1997 to present.
  • Adjunct faculty member at Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, PA, teaching introduction to literature.  Summer 2000.
  • Lay reader for English Department at Council Rock School District reading, evaluating, responding to, and assigning grades for high school students’ research papers, blue book exams and essays. November 1998 to June 1999.
  • English as a second language teacher for Atkins International Associates, Inc., teaching English to executives and their families who have been transferred to the United States by their companies. September 1997 to August 1999.
  • Instructor for Horizon’s Educational Services teaching review for the English portion of the Standardized Achievement Test (SAT) to high school juniors and seniors, 14 courses. 1994 to 1997.
  • Adjunct faculty member of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Community School for the Performing Arts, 5 semesters.  Two theatre classes consisting of levels I and II (ages 4-5) and two private classes of voice. 1990 to 1992.
  • Instructor, The Children’s Art Center, Doylestown, PA. Courses taught: creative dramatics, voice and diction, tap dancing, summer theatre camp. 1983 to 1986.

Special Duties within the English Department of CRHSS:

  • Graduation speech committee head
    • Organize and run the audition procedures
    • Edit, prepare, and rehearse the graduation speakers and class president
  • Final proofreader for the graduation program

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • Educational Theatre Association
  • Emily Dickinson Society
  • Folger Shakespeare Society

Honors and Awards:

  • Board Member, Pennsylvania State Board of Theatre, Pennsylvania Thespians, representing the state at local and international conferences, 2004-2015
  • Winner, American High School Theatre Conference to represent the US at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland, 2007
  • Grant Recipient, English-Speaking Union, March 2001
  • Phi Delta Kappa, 2001-present
  • Phi Kappa Phi, 1992-present
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1990-present
  • National Dean’s List (top 2% of the nation), 1989-1992
  • Who’s Who Among America’s High School Teachers 2002-2014

Ms. Miller Hosey at the 2014 AP Conference with her presentation:
Scaling the AP Language Mountain: Managing the Paper Load for Rookie Rhetoricians
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