About Moore Home Schooling
History of Moore Academy
Tribute to Dorothy Moore
THE MOORE REPORT INTERNATIONAL
TIMELINE of the Life of Dorothy Lucile Nelson Moore
1915 Born October 30
1930 CA State Spelling Champion 1932 Gregg Shorthand Gold Medalist
1932 Graduated as class valedictorian from Excelsior Union High School
1934 Became a Seventh-day Adventist Christian while attending Pacific Union College, where she also served as Student Association Secretary, as two-term president of PUC women and taught college shorthand
1937 Graduated with a B.A. from Pacific Union College in California
1938 Married Raymond S. Moore
1937-40 Taught in Artesia, California, public schools
1944 Became a mother to Dennis
1946 Co-invented painted illustrations on felt for Sabbath/Sunday Schools and wrote an early childhood column for the Sabbath School Worker
1948 Became a mother to Kathleen
1951 Traveled to Japan where she served as a teacher and the director of the College Choir and as wife of the President of Japan Missionary College
1952 Honored by Japan’s Senior Prince Takamatsu (who had second helpings of her vegetarian cooking) along with his Princess
1956 Traveled to the Philippines where she taught, while her husband served as President of Philippine Union College
1958 Returned to the U.S. to serve as a remedial reading teacher at John Nevins Andrews Elementary School in Takoma Park, MD, while her husband served as Academic Dean of Potomac (now Andrews) University.
1959 Received her M.A., Summa Cum Laude, from Andrews University.
1960 Relocated to Loma Linda, CA, and co-founded the Loma Linda University Medical Center’s Cerebral Palsy Center, while her husband was University VicePresident
1961 Founding Secretary-Treasurer of The Moore Foundation
1962 Moved to Keene, TX, to teach, while her husband served as President of Southwestern Union College (now Southwestern Adventist University)
1964 Founding Secretary-Treasurer of Hewitt Research Foundation
1964 Relocated to Washington, D.C. with her husband (he served as Graduate Research and Program Officer for the U.S. Office of Education and did research for the President)
1967 Moved to Hinsdale, IL, with her husband (he directed the Center for Advanced Intercultural Studies)
1969 Located Hewitt Research Center in Berrien Springs, MI
1972 Became Editor of The Family Report for Hewitt Research
1975-2001 Co-author of eight books on education, discipline, health and child development, including a Readers Digest book.
1976 Co-founded the Weimar (health & education) Institute in California
1987 Became Director of the Moore Academy and Publisher/Editor of the Moore Report International, pioneering homeschool journal
- Devoted Christian wife, mother, counselor, writer, speaker, editor, lecturer...
- Athletic, in spite of having suffered Rheumatic Fever at age 6.
- Worked 10 and 12-hour days - early to bed and early to rise...
- Tot's Sabbath School leader for 40 years
- Friend of minorities and those in need.
- Mother to troubled teens, especially seven as "chosen" children.
- Grandmother of the homeschool movement and the Moore Formula
- Gourmet pure-vegetarian cook
- Frugal manager, rarely spending on herself
- Sharer with her husband in over 2000 media interviews: Radio/TV/Press.
Honoree of the King and Queen of Nepal and of Eagle Forum's Phyllis Schlafly (as one of America's leading women), etc.