Pierre Moore Social Emotional Learning Specialist
Pierre joined Umoja in August of 2018 as a Social Emotional Learning Specialist. He has spent the last 7 years of his career in education.
As a current doctoral student (EdD), Pierre is a graduated of Chicago State University with a Masters in Educational Leadership and a Bachelor's in Communications from Northern Illinois University. Pierre has been helping students in post-secondary and higher education for six years and has spent one year teaching 5th grade at McKinley Elementary in 2017. Pierre is a product of the west side of Chicago before moving to Bolingbrook where he attended high school and Joliet Junior College before matriculating into NIU. After graduating, he worked with DeVry for three years in student services helping students persist to graduation. He then worked as a college and career counselor helping students with FAFSA, college visits, dual enrollment and more for two years at Chicago Public Schools/Gear Up. Through this he found his passion for helping students who grew up in low income, under resourced communities as he did and seeing their potential of being whatever they wanted to be as well as making a difference in these communities.