Miranda Dalton joined the Golden LEAF Foundation in October 2012 as a program officer primarily focusing on education and workforce readiness grants. Before joining Golden LEAF, Miranda taught in the public school system teaching 9th and 10th grade biology and physical science and served as supervisor of the Family Services Department for Rockingham County Head Start, an early childhood program that promotes school readiness of children under 5 from low-income families through education, health, social and other services. During her tenure with Head Start, Miranda was selected as a special projects intern where she was part of a team that developed a workforce pipeline between NC Head Start programs and Universities located in Puerto Rico to recruit bilingual teachers. Miranda has served as an adjunct instructor for the basic skills program at Rockingham Community College, an instructor of strategic planning for Duke University’s Nonprofit Certificate Program and currently teaches business courses at Gwinnett College in Raleigh, NC.
Miranda holds a bachelor of arts in biology from UNC-Chapel Hill, an MBA from Winston-Salem State University and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from UNC-Greensboro. Miranda is an active member in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., where she devotes a lot of time giving back to her community.
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