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Alicia Moore

Associate Professor of Education


Areas of expertise
Multiculturalism/Culturally Responsive Teaching; Differentiated Instruction for diverse populations; Early Childhood Best Practices

* Thirteen years of higher education experience, including undergraduate and graduate-level teaching,collaborative research with students and colleagues.
* Ten years of experience supervising student teachers and field-based students,
* Six years of public school elementary and early childhood teaching experience with two years as a student teacher cooperating teacher and two years as grade-level team leader,
* Three years of experience as a local evaluator for a state and federally funded Even Start Program,
* Principalship experience with elementary school personnel and students,
* Honor's Convocation Keynote Alumni Speaker - Huston-Tillotson University (1997, 2004)
* Experience developing and implementing education curriculum, and
* In-service teacher training and consultation.


PhD,The University of Texas at Austin 1997
MEd,The University of Texas at Austin 1990
BSEd,Huston-Tillotson University 1988


  • The Sustainability of Culturally Responsive Teaching in White Teacher Praxis
  • Perceptions of Preservice Teachers Regarding Culturally Responsive Teaching
  • African American Students in Predominantly White Institutions (PWI)
  • Race Matters: The Real World


Moore, A.L. and Neal, L.I., (2014), Keep on pushing: There will always be a next time, pp.5-8 in Sparking the Genius, Whitehead, K.W.,Apprentice House, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore, MD.

Moore, A.L., Armentrout, J. & Neal, L.I. (2007), Methods for Behavior, Classroom and School-wide Management, In Baca, L., Hoover, J. J., Klingner, J. & Patton, J. M. (Eds.), Methods for Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Learners, Merrill Publishing, Upper Saddle River , NJ: Merrill/Prentice Hall. Bui, Y.,

Moore, A.L., & Neal, L. I. (2006), Cultural, Linguistic, & Instructional Diversity, In E. Meyen & Y. Bui (Eds.), Exceptional Children in Today's Schools: What Teachers Need to Know, Denver, CO: Love Publishing. Audiovisual and Electronic Media:

Moore, A. L. Neal, L. I., (2005), Voices from the Past: Oral History Projects As a Teaching Tool. Journal of the New England League of Middle Schools.

Neal, L. I., Moore, A. L. (2004), Their Cries Went Up Together: The Board of Education Then and Now. Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 20, (1), 5-13.

Neal, L. I., Moore, A. L. (2003), When Bad Things Happen to Good People: Human Rights at the Core of the Social Studies Curriculum. Social Studies and the Young Learner,V15, (3).

Moore, A. L. (2002), African American Teachers' Decisions to Refer African American Students. The International Journal of Qualitative Research in Education, V15, (6). Book Chapters:

Neal, L. I., Moore, A. L. (2005). Digital storytelling presentation: The biography of Lucinda Todd, the first plaintiff in the Brown v. Board case.

Moore, A.L., & Neal, L. I. (2005). Multimedia narrative (interview): Brown v. Board: The challenges, experiences, thoughts, and emotions involved in the separate but equal struggle in Topeka, Kansas in the 1950s.

Honors & Awards

  • Exemplary Teaching Award from the Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church
  • Junior Sabbatical
  • Cullen Faculty Development Grant
  • Academic Advising Award
  • Recipient of the Unity in Action Diversity Award
  • Nominated for the Excellence in Academic Advising Award

Specific subjects or issues you can knowledgeably discuss:
*Culturally Responsive Teaching *Overrepresentation of Minorities in Special Education *Early Childhood Best Practice

I am willing to talk to the media: yes

I am willing to talk to community groups about my area of expertise: no

Can you do interviews in Spanish? no

Other languages you are fluent in:

Experience with the news media (especially electronic media):

Contact Details:
(512) 863-1975(office)
Office: Mood-Bridwell 232