mooreRenee Moore (3rd from left) with her co-panelists at the Teaching and Learning Conference 2016.

MOORHEAD – On March 12, veteran English instructor Renee Moore spoke before peers during a session at the Teaching and Learning Conference 2016 in Washington, D.C.

Her talk was titled “Cultural Competence: A Journey to Excellence.” The sessions featured work of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans. Moore was selected by the White House to participate in the conference.

“We are so proud of Renee for being selected to participate in the conference,” says Mary Ruth Brindley, MDCC’s English division chair.

“Renee is an excellent teacher, and I think she is the only instructor from MDCC selected to speak at this conference.”

The conference is sponsored by The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and is open to all educators, policymakers, elected officials, college deans, researchers and other who work to improve teaching and learning.

Many issues were discussed including teacher leadership, computer coding, Common Core, global education, special education and much more.

Moore Receives Vickers Award

  • Thursday, 05 December 2013 02:42
MDCC instructor Renee Moore receives the Ovid S. Vickers Award for excellence in English teaching at the Two Year College English Association of Mississippi's annual meeting.
The Vickers award is the most prestigious award presented by the organization. "Most special to me was that all my colleagues in the English Division, with assistance from V.P. Abraham and other administrators, pitched in to nominate me for the award," said Moore. "The packet they submitted included a beautiful letter from one of my students."