Title: Founder, Executive Director, Teacher
Company: Alliance Junior Development Program Inc., Ulysses Byas Elementary School
Location: Roosevelt, New York, United States
Emily Moore, Founder, Executive Director, Teacher at the Alliance Junior Development Program Inc., Ulysses Byas Elementary School, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education.
Ms. Moore has taken the advice from her mother to always do her best and committed it to the entirety of her career. As an educator, she gives every task at hand her all, for the sake of enriching the lives and academic pursuits of her students. Ms. Moore has stood at the head of classrooms and gymnasiums and encouraged her students to do their best. She has coached varsity boys and girls tennis for the Roosevelt Union Free School District and been a physical education teacher at the school. She enjoys teaching team sports due to the spirited nature they take on. On the field, fair play is encouraged, and she specializes in bringing that lesson to the other parts of life, standing up against inequality and injustice.
In 1965, Ms. Moore earned a Bachelor of Science in physical education from Morgan State University. She continued at Hofstra University to receive a Master of Science in education and counseling. In 2015, her undergraduate alma mater recognized her work with an honorary doctorate. Not only is she known for her academic achievements, but for her work in helping to establish a desegregated event. Inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Ms. Moore was one of the first of 11 students at Morgan State University to be arrested for refusing to leave a segregated movie theater. She followed Dr. King’s example further by becoming a volunteer with the Peace Corps, serving in Nigeria. Later, Ms. Moore organized The Friends of SNCC in Paris, and served with Queen Mother Moore for three years in a delegation touring the United States and Tanzania. In 1975, she founded the Alliance Junior Tennis Development Program to introduce the sport to children who may otherwise not have had access. On top of all this work, Ms. Moore is a poet, publishing a book titled, “Just Like It Is.”
Throughout the years, Ms. Moore has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades for her work. In 2015, Nassau County, New York, bestowed her with a Women of Distinction Award. She has also received the Outstanding Citizen Contribution to Improve Education via the Martin Luther King Junior Annual Honors and Awards Program and the Arthur Ashe Multicultural Enhancement Award from the United States Tennis Association. Ms. Moore has received countless other awards that speak to the magnitude of incredible work she has done throughout her career. In 2017, she was selected with Lifetime Achievement recognition from Marquis Who’s Who. She has also been distinguished with Top Female honors, Executive of the Year, and as an Elite Women Worldwide.
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