London Moore is the Director of Schools for NOVA Pioneer in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to this she was the Founding Principal of THRIVE Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s first public boarding school. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She attended Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts where she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership at Louisiana State University, where she will be graduating in May 2020 with her PHD in Curriculum and Instruction.
She began her teaching career in Ghana, West Africa where she has since co-founded, the Ghana Educational Collaborative, a non-profit that sends children to school and gives them leadership and development training. She taught in Baker City Schools, becoming Park Ridge’s Teacher of the Year. She also worked for Teach For America helping recruit and train new teachers at the University of Southern California and the University of California-Irvine.
She is deeply invested in new teacher development and works on crafting and implementing teacher training as they progress toward certification with the Louisiana Resource Center for Educators. London Moore has also been a member and lead fellow of America Achieves and works on the intersection between the classroom and education policy, as well as has given recommendations to the U.S Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan on the RESPECT Project. She has further worked on supporting the work of the Common Core as a Student Achievement Partners fellow as well as assisted in crafting and lead trainings on Louisiana’s new career development curriculum. Ms. Moore strongly believes that all children have the right to a quality education and is committed to ensuring students and teachers reach their full potential. This conviction consistently drives her work