District Chancellor Moore Recipient of 2014 Education Award

Dr. Jamillah Moore, Chancellor, Ventura County Community College District, received a 2014 “Education Award” as part of California State University Channel Islands African American Achievement Awards. Dr. Moore’s recognition as an honoree of the African American Achievement Awards was based on exceptional historical and multicultural contributions to the field of education. Dr. Moore has 19 years of educational, policy, instruction, and advocacy experience. She began her career in public policy advocacy as a California State Senate fellow, was then appointed Senior Vice Chancellor of Governmental and External Relations for California Community Colleges by Governor Schwarzenegger, and served as President of Los Angeles City College prior to joining the District in August 2012. Dr. Moore is the author of Race and College Admissions: A Case for Affirmative Action and has taught communications and multicultural education. She holds an Ed.D. in International/Multicultural Education from the University of San Francisco and an M.A. in Intercultural Communication/Public Policy and B.A. in Communication from California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Moore provided the keynote address at the February 26 celebratory event honoring award recipients for their contributions and empowerment of the African American community.