Vice President of Education
Dr. Parthenia Moore is the Vice President of Education. She provides overall leadership and management for all Philadelphia OIC education programs including adult education programs, HiSet/GED, KEYSPOT - Computer classes and OICWA where she serves as key advisor to the Workforce Academy leadership team. In this role she ensures the enrollment and budgetary goals of each program, monitors progress toward program objectives and annual performance targets and works with program staff to ensure organizational resources and capacity are fully deployed.
She was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She graduated from the Philadelphia High School for Girls in 1971 where she earned her first Academic Degree. Dr. Moore attended and earned a Bachelor ofScience Degree from Pennsylvania State University in 1975 in Elementary Education minoring in History and Physical Education.
She worked in the Philadelphia School System as a teacher for nineteen years. During that time, she had the opportunity to serve in many leadership capacities. Deciding that administration was the next step of her career, she attended Saint Joseph’s University earning a Master of Science Degree in Administration, Supervisory, Curriculum and Instruction and Superintendent Certificates. Dr. Moore earned her doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Moore was selected to be the Assistant Principal of Giuon Bluford Elementary School and Principal of George W. Clymer Elementary School. Her success in these positions lead to her being selected to be the Assistant Superintendent in the School District of Philadelphia as well as the Harrisburg School District and Bristol Township School District.
Although she has held many positions Dr. Moore feels her greatest accomplishment has been being selected as the Principal ofher alma mater, The Philadelphia High School for Girls, where she served close to 10,000 students, she affectionately called her ‘daughters,’ during her nine year tenure.
Dr. Moore is the recipient of The Philadelphia School District Christian R. and May F. Lindback Principal of the Year Award, Who’s Who Among America’s Teacher Award, Rose Lindenbaum Teacher of the Year Award for the School District of Philadelphia, Best Principal Intern for SaintJoseph’s University, and a United States Department of Education Basic Education Grant Fellowship for her work on the Golden Age of Philadelphia.
She has also served as a commissioner on the Harrisburg Mayor’s Commission on Literacy, an Instructor of Education at the University of Pennsylvania and an adjunct professor at Cabrini College, Gywnedd Mercy College, Holy Family University aswell as LaSalle University. She is also a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and very proud member of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church.