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Tagged: Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, Manhattan Center

Randy Moore ’12


Candidate for M.A. in TESOL K–12

I chose Adelphi because
I knew that Adelphi would be a place where I could learn educational theory and apply that knowledge in a real-life setting.

Besides Adelphi, I am balancing
a rewarding career at Year Up, a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that serves urban young adults between the ages of 18 and 24.

I chose a career in education because
I wanted to help cultivate the limitless talent and creativity that our young people possess. As a product of African-American/Dominican heritage, I have seen what it can be like for a student of color in the education system, especially in an urban environment with limited resources.

I like Adelphi’s program because
it’s honest. Adelphi gives me a platform to discuss issues, trends and experiences that I have endured as an educator, as well as exchange ideas with my fellow colleagues who are currently working or have worked in the field.

My mantra is:
“If there is no struggle, there can be no progress.”—Frederick Douglass