San Marcos, CA –Nicole Miller**, selected to receive the 2020 James Madison Fellowship for the State of California. Mrs. Miller has been teaching U.S. Government and Politics for 15 years at Mission Hills High School in San Marcos (San Marcos Unified School District).
Mrs. Miller is also currently one of five San Diego County Teachers of the Year. The fellowship is offered to teachers of American History and Civics, and the foundation committee selects ONE recipient per state to provide a $24,000 scholarship for graduate studies. In addition to teaching Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics and Yearbook Production, Nicole is enrolled in the Political Science Master of Arts Program at Sam Houston State University.
As part of the scholarship Mrs. Miller will also spend next summer at Georgetown University in Washington, DC taking classes specifically tailored to teaching about the Constitution.
**Nicole Miller’s fellowship, the Henry Salvatori—James Madison Fellowship, is endowed by the Henry Salvatori Foundation.