Mia O’Suji is the Director of Content Development and Programming for the Center for Transforming Alternative Preparation Pathways (CTAPP), under the leadership of Dallas College. Mia is responsible for providing technical assistance to alternative teacher certification programs across Texas, specializing in high-quality alternative certification pathways for novice teachers to improve the quality of educators in classrooms across the state.
Mia is a graduate of Howard University. Prior to joining CTAPP, Mia served as a PK-12 classroom teacher, a district instructional coach, and a dean of instruction in Houston. Her wide array of experiences have provided her with thorough knowledge of the inner workings of teacher preparation facilitation and coaching interactions.
Mia’s passion for implementing rigorous, equitable teacher preparation practices has led her to the Waco community to spark innovation and collaboration to ensure the best outcomes for students.