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Patricia MillerExecutive Director
Illinois Heritage Association
602 1/2 East Green St.
Patricia L. Miller is the Executive Director of the Illinois Heritage Association, a statewide nonprofit museum service organization headquartered in Champaign, Ill., from 1982 to the present. She completed the Graduate Art Museology Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in 1972-73. She holds a M. A., History of Art, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1972, and a B. A., History of Art, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1957. She is a visiting instructor in the Historical Administration Program, History Department, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Ill. where she has taught courses in historic preservation and museum administration since 1985. She serves as a consultant to museums, historical agencies, and preservation organizations, and has completed over 20 consultations for the Museum Assessment Program, coordinated by the American Association of Museums. She is a senior examiner for the AAM's accreditation program. Miller is co-author of two local history books, and has published numerous articles on museum administration and collections management. Miller is a frequent speaker at professional conferences. In 1999 she was one of five recipients of an Award for Superior Voluntary Service as an AAM Peer Reviewer. She was a council member of the American Association for State and Local History, 1990-94.
Patricia will present Integration of Primary Resource Materials into Elementary School Curricula