Dr. Noma LeMoine is the Chief Educational Officer (CEO) and sole proprietor of LeMoine and Associates Educational Consulting Consortium, a company dedicated to assuring excellence in education for traditionally underperforming students. Dr. LeMoine holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Southern California with a specialization in Language, Literacy, and Learning, she holds a Master’s degree in Language and Speech Pathology and Audiology from California State University at Los Angeles, a second Master’s degree in Educational Administration, and recently earned a third Master’s degree in Practical Theology which included multiple summers of study in Oxford England.
For twenty years, Dr. LeMoine served as Director of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Academic English Mastery Program (AEMP). Under her visionary leadership, the Academic English Mastery Program became a national model for addressing the language, literacy and learning needs of African American and other students for whom Standard English is not native. The Program has been featured on 60 Minutes; in periodicals including Education Week and Teacher Magazine, and in the PBS Documentary “Do You Speak American.” Dr. LeMoine has conducted short courses, seminars, and been guest lecturer at Colleges and Universities throughout the United States, including Harvard University, Stanford University, Dartmouth College, the University of California at Berkeley, UCLA, the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis, and others and has trained thousands of teachers in school districts throughout the United States and Canada. Her work has taken her on educational exchanges to Africa, India, the United Kingdom, Thailand, Spain, Greece, Canada and the Caribbean.
Dr. LeMoine’s love for theatre dates back to her high school days when she became a Thespian, won multiple 1st place awards for her performances at Shakespearean Festivals, and claimed the coveted “Best Actress Award” from Washington High School upon graduation. She is a theatre enthusiast and is excited and honored to serve The Robey Theatre Company as a member of its Board of Directors and chair of the Robey Fund Development Committee.