J. Hood & Associates | Durecia Moorer
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Durecia Moorer

Durecia Moorer is a sought-after education and non-profit leader, specializing in K-12 education reform, community engagement, non-profit fundraising and development, and strategic branding.

As a distinguished educator, Moorer has served in the District of Columbia Public Schools as a Training and Review Liaison for the Comprehensive Assessment System.  In this post, she advocated for equitable parameters in standardized testing and contributed to the development of standard operating procedures for standardized testing.  She has also worked with the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools as a K-8 educator. During her tenure, Moorer participated in the Ella Baker Child Policy Institute and Youth Advocacy Leadership Training.  In addition, she has worked with the YMCA of Arlington as an Assistant Director for Summer Programming, where she specialized in child development and curriculum development.  She is currently a high school learning coach for K12 Virtual Academy.

In addition to education, Moorer is an active philanthropist and humanitarian. She is a founding member of Diamonds In the Rough, Inc. (DIR), a Cleveland non-profit organization dedicated to supporting young urban girls in critical areas such as college preparation and professional development.  DIR is recognized for its impact within urban communities throughout the state of Ohio, and has received funding from organizations such as United Way, as well as media coverage from The Atlantic Magazine.

Moorer is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and resides in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. In her free time, she enjoys mentoring young girls and assisting high school students with college preparation.  She is a member of numerous professional organizations, a recipient of the Gates Millennium Scholarship, holds a degree from Howard University, and is a 2015 Master’s Candidate in Non-Profit Management.