Mark Milliron is known as a champion for education opportunity and a catalyst for conversations on innovation and the road ahead. He is an award winning leader, author, speaker, and consultant who has worked with universities, community colleges, K-12 schools, foundations, corporations, associations, and government agencies across the country and around the world. As Chief Learning Officer for Civitas Learning, Mark focuses on a wide range of activities, from shaping product development to engaging the education community to leading research projects on student outcomes. Prior to joining Civitas, Mark served in the education world in a number of leadership positions, most recently as founding Chancellor of WGU Texas. Prior to that, he held the role of Deputy Director for Postsecondary Improvement with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Mark is a Distinguished Graduate of The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education; a National Leadership Award winner of the American Association of Community Colleges; a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for the National University Technology Network; and last year was inducted in the United States Distance Learning Association’s Hall of Fame. He will quickly tell you, however, that the most important job and the greatest blessing in his life is serving as Julia’s husband, and as father to his four children.