May 2017: Jessica Milford, M.S., Dental Assisting Instructor on the Cocoa Campus, has earned a Master of Science in Higher Education degree from Capella University. Milford Joined Eastern Florida as an adjunct in 2006 and became full time in 2010. The focus of her new degree is Community College Leadership, which she now applies to her role as program manager, enhancing her knowledge of college operations and her qualifications to possibly hold a future administrative position. “This degree gave me more insight into the issues and trends facing higher education and how to respond to ensure the students’ continued success,” said Milford. “I enjoy teaching the students and seeing them learn, grow, and apply their critical thinking skills when treating patients.  I try to share real-world or life experiences to help them understand concepts and how they apply to everyday life.”