Dr. Christopher C. Irving

Dr. Christopher C. Irving


Following the completion of my Masters Degree in Public Policy and International Affairs, Chris started a small consulting group called the Ceceilyn Miller Institute for Leadership and Diversity in America based out of Bloomfield, NJ. The Ceceilyn Miller Institute for Leadership and Diversity in America(CMI) is one of America’s most innovative leadership and diversity training non-profit organizations. Dedicated to the cause of social justice and leadership development, CMI programs empower its participants to function more effectively as people and communities.

Over the course of the last seven years, CMI has worked with primary, secondary, and higher education institutions, as well as public and private community-based organizations. Training’s by myself and other CMI trainers have also been conducted inside the work place as well. Most recently the focus of CMI’s work has been on the topic of Bullying in schools and creating more positive climates for children. The Anti-Bullying Initiative now includes the states of New Jersey, Illinois, Iowa, and Maryland. Chris Irving is born and raised in Paterson, NJ and is a proud product of the Paterson Public Schools. He holds a BA in Political Science from Ramapo College and a MA in Public Policy and International Affairs from William Paterson University and his Doctorate from Seton Hall University in 2016. In April 2010 Chris was elected to the Paterson, NJ School Board serving a three year term and re-elected in April 2013 and November 2016.