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Hello, my name is Lara Moore.  I am a native Mississippian, and I have called Purvis my home for the last two years.  As the spouse of an active duty military service member, I have worn many hats:  mom, volunteer, teacher, counselor, and so many more.  I am energetic, fast learning, a self starter and work very well with minimal supervision.  I enjoy working within my community and learn new things every day.  My many opportunities have afforded me an enormous amount of learning and working experiences.  I look forward to working with you and helping your organization achieve higher levels of success.


I enjoy spending time completing outside activities like:  hiking, biking, gardening, fishing, kayaking, and pretty much anything outside.  Education is an important interest in my life.  I greatly enjoy learning new things and trying new things.  It is important to me to spend time with my family while enjoying these many activities. 

Work experience

Sep 2010Aug 2011

Substitute Teacher

Lamar County School District
  • Under the direction of established curriculum, I led classroom instruction.
  • Provided instructional assistance as necessary.
  • Supervised students at Oak Grove Lower Elementary. 
Oct 2003Jun 2010

Special Education Instructional Assistant

Yelm School District No. 2
  • Supervised kindergarden through sixth grade students while in transit to the lunchroom, in the lunchroom, at recess, and in transit to the classroom.
  • Conducted one on one instruction and small group instruction in the areas of math, reading, and writing while building students self-esteem.
  • Worked with multiple teachers and prepared materials for daily lessons.
Nov 2000Jun 2003

Special Education Instructional Assistant

Anchorage School District
  • Provided assistance as a Title One Parent Tutor 
  • Provided additional individual reading opportunities utilizing games and other activities. 
  • Maintained a working inventory of educational tools and activities.
  • Worked with kindergarden through sixth grade students and their teachers in small group/one on one instructional opportunities to reinforce vocabulary, math, and reading skills while building student's self-esteem.  
Dec 1995Apr 1996

Sales Associate

Army Air Force Exchange Service
  • Associate position in food service.
  • Maintained cash terminal and clean prep area.
  • Honed my customer service skills.
  • Received Certificate of Professional Achievement.
Oct 1992Jul 1994

Sales Associate

Army Air Force Exchange Service
  • Associate position as a cashier for a fuel service station/convenience store.
  • Provided customers with courteous, fast, and friendly service; earned the Sales Associate Customer Courtesy and Proficiency Awards.
  • Responsibilities included maintaining a cash terminal, stock and front store shelves, inventory and order health and beauty aid department, and maintain video rentals.
  • Participated in Computer Based Training courses.


Aug 2011Present


Jones County Junior College
  • Working toward an Associate Degree in Applied Science.
Aug 1995Jun 1996


Harford Community College
  • Worked toward an Accounting Certificate.
  • Completed noncredit courses in:  Introduction to Computers, Introduction to Windows, Fundamentals of Wordperfect, and Fundamentals of Lotus 1-2-3.
Aug 1988Dec 1989


Northwest Community College
  • Focused on core requirements.
Aug 1984May 1988


Hernando High School


General Office Skills
My experience with office skills include filing, typing, answering phones, and inventory management.
Computer Skills
I am familiar with both Apple and Microsoft (office) applications.