Dean of Career Technical Education
Bias Incident Response Team Member
LGBT Studies Program Coordinator
Safe Space Program Coordinator
Campus LGBT Advocate
|Napa Valley College is an active educational partner of Stop the Hate! and serves as the west coast headquarters for the program. Stop the Hate! delivers a variety of programs to prevent hate and bias on college campuses including a three-day training for trainers program that empowers campuses to create sustainable programs to stop hate.
Mr. Miraglia began teaching at Napa Valley College in 1986 in Basic Police Academy Class #3. He served as the coordinator for Reserve Academy Classes 3 through 17 and as the Recruit Training Officer for Basic Academy Classes 29, 33, 36, 40, and 54. Mr. Miraglia was appointed as the Dean of the Criminal Justice Training Center in 1999. In 2008, the college re-organized and he became the Dean of Career Technical Education.
Mr. Miraglia has a Master of Arts Degree in Education from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Empire State College. He is a graduate of the P.O.S.T. Master Instructor Development Program - Class #4. He has written four books, including a Chemical Agents workbook set, and numerous articles for law enforcement professional publications.
Mr. Miraglia's law enforcement career began in 1982 at the Walnut Creek Police Department where he served as a police dispatcher and reserve police officer. He worked at the Fairfield Police Department from 1988 until 1998 as a division manager and served as the deputy police chief of the Napa Valley Railroad Police Department from 2001 until 2007.
In addition to his work at Napa Valley College, Mr. Miraglia serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Matthew Shepard Foundation and is the National Program Coordinator for the Stop the Hate! program.