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Dr. Moore is in her first year as principal of Bessemer City High. Prior to that she served five years as principal at North Gaston High School and recently introduced SMART lunch during the 2015-2016 school year and was instrumental in Bring Your Own Device.
Dr. Moore is a 1992 graduate of Ashbrook High School. She earned her undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University in 1995. In 2000, she was awarded the Principal Fellows Scholarship and, in 2003, completed her Master's of School Administration at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts in the spring of 2013. She's been both a middle school level and high school Principal.
She believes, in all things, students come first. She is an advocate of 21st Century Learning and shifting the teaching paradigm to a learner-centered, active, technology infused model that prepares students for life in a quickly evolving technical job market. She was married in 1996 at Belmont Abbey College. Her husband is an architect and Assistant Vice President at Carolinas Healthcare System. They have two children, Stephen, currently attending the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado and April who is a junior in the Gaston County Schools. She likes hiking, golfing, running, reading great books, music movies and some of her favorite TV shows are The X-FIles, Castle and Arrow.