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Dr. ReShone L. Moore

 ReShone L. Moore, Ph.D., serves as a Management and Program Analyst with the U.S. Department of Education, the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). In this position, Dr. Moore is charged with ensuring successful implementation of Presidential Executive Order 13256.  She is the conference coordinator for the National HBCU Week Conference, a national event that brings together over 1000 representatives including presidents and chancellors, from the HBCU community, federal agencies, corporations and foundations, to participate in discussions that examine issues critical to the Black college community.  Dr. Moore is also responsible for coordinating the activities of the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  A Board comprised of presidents of institutions of higher learning and corporate executives appointed by the President of the United States.  Her interaction with the Board has resulted in implementation of numerous recommendations impacting legislative and policy decisions, greater private sector involvement and increased visibility for the HBCU community, the U.S. Department of Education and the White House Initiative office.  Dr. Moore serves as liaison to nine federal agencies, and also provides technical support to many HBCUs throughout the southern region. 

 

Prior to joining the ranks of federal civil service, Dr. Moore served as a program coordinator for Career Beginnings/Project MOVE on the campus of Mississippi Valley State University in Itta Bena, MS.  This program was designed to encourage and assist high school students in gaining admission to postsecondary education.  Over 90 percent of the student participants matriculated to an institution of higher education.

 

Committed to supporting others, Dr. Moore passionately serves as the assistant director for Daughters of Destiny, a young girls’ ministry at New Samaritan Baptist Church.  She is a founding member of an organization in Mississippi that was designed to promote social, civic and community development.  Because of her expertise in higher education issues, she is a mentor, coach and advisors to many students, parents and leaders within the higher education community.  Dr. Moore’s educational history includes a B.A. in Mass Communications from Alcorn State University (Lorman, MS); a Masters in Political Science/Public Policy and Administration from Mississippi StateUniversity (Starkville, MS); and a Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, concentrating in Public Policy and Administration/American Government, with a minor in Education Administration and Policy from Howard University (Washington, DC).