Maria Moran has worked as an educator for 11 years in secondary public education and higher education. Moran is a career technical education teacher with the public school system. She has her doctorate of educational leadership from Liberty University. Moran’s dissertation focused on the, “Experience of parents during the transition of students into a military base school: A phenomenological study.” Moran has two sons that have also pursued graduate studies. She lives in Southport, NC.