Dr. Calvin Moore, Jr., an accomplished and experienced early childhood education leader. He also has vast professional Head Start experience, having served in large and small, urban and rural, and center-based and family childcare-based programs, as well as programs focused predominantly on Hispanic families. Throughout his career, Moore has held senior roles directing complex public departments at both the federal and state level, focused on improving outcomes for underserved children and families. Moore holds a bachelor of science degree in early childhood education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a master’s degree in education and a Ph.D. in early childhood education, both from Walden University. He’s the author of an early childhood curriculum supplement, “The Thinking Book Curriculum: For Early Childhood Professionals,” as well as “Men Do Stay: Recruiting and Retaining Qualified Male Early Childhood Teachers” and many other books.