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Library media specialist

Joyce Gail Cope Miller, American media specialist. Recipient Teacher of Year award, Warrensburg Teachers Association, 1993. Conductor Warrensburg Community Chorus, 1988-1989, 1993-2005; music director Central Missouri Repertory Theatre, 1989, 91, 2001. Member Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.), Arts, Books and Crafts Club, Delta Kappa Gamma (Show-Me Council, You Showed Us award 2001), Phi Delta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Iota.


Miller, Joyce Gail Cope was born on July 24, 1938 in Cassville, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Gale Lawrence and Opal (Melton) C.


Bachelor of Science in Education, University Missouri, 1959. Postgraduate, Southeast Missouri State University, 1968. Master of Science in Education, Center Missouri State University, 1976.


Music teacher, Monroe (Iowa) Public Schools, 1959-1960;music teacher, Richmond (Missouri) Public Schools, 1960-1963;kindergarten teacher, Richmond (Missouri) Public Schools, 1965;music and humanities teacher, Warrensburg (Missouri) Schools, 1969-1981;library media specialist, Warrensburg (Missouri) Schools, since 1981.


  • Avocations: reading, travel, gardening, house plants. F C.


Conductor Warrensburg Community Chorus, 1988-1989. Music director Center Missouri Repertory Theatre, 1989, 91. Member American Library Association, Missouri Association School Libraries (chairman conference since 1990, intellectual freedom chair 1991), Missouri State Teachers Association, American Association School Libraries, DeltaKappa Gamma, Phi Delta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Iota.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, house plants, landscaping.


Married Jerry Lewis Miller, December 27, 1961. Children: Jeffrey Lewis, Jay Christopher.

Gale Lawrence C.

Opal (Melton) C.

Jerry Lewis Miller

Jeffrey Lewis Miller

Jay Christopher Miller